Matthew 25:1

 

“Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of Matthew 25:1

Then shall the kingdome of heauen be likened vnto ten Uirgins, which tooke their lamps, & went forth to meet the bridegrome.
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original Matthew chapter 25

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then the kingdom of heaven will be like ten virgins, the friends of the bride, who took their lights, and went out with the purpose of meeting the husband.
- Basic English Bible

Then shall the kingdom of the heavens be made like to ten virgins that having taken their torches, went forth to meet the bridegroom.
- Darby Bible

THEN shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.
- Douay Rheims Bible

Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom.
- Webster's Bible

Then will the Kingdom of the Heavens be found to be like ten bridesmaids who took their torches and went out to meet the bridegroom.
- Weymouth Bible

Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.
- World English Bible

Thanne the kyngdoom of heuenes schal be lijk to ten virgyns, whiche token her laumpis, and wenten out ayens the hosebonde and the wijf;
- Wycliffe Bible

`Then shall the reign of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom;
- Youngs Literal Bible


 

Nkosinathi Thomas's comment on 2014-05-28 21:35:56:

Virgins here being the pureness of Christians.This parable is reminiscent of Matthew 24 41.Not all christians go to Heaven but the ones who have washed their robes in the Blood of the Lamb and made them white . Wisdom is needed.

 


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