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Passage Lookup: Matthew 22

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Matthew 22:1
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Jesus spoke to them again in parables, saying,
Matthew 22:2
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"(a)The kingdom of heaven [a]may be compared to [b]a king who [c]gave a (b)wedding feast for his son.
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Matthew 22:3
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And he (c)sent out his slaves to call those who had been invited to the wedding feast, and they were unwilling to come.
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Matthew 22:4
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Again he (d)sent out other slaves saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened livestock are all butchered and everything is ready; come to the wedding feast."'
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Matthew 22:5
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But they paid no attention and went their way, one to his own [d]farm, another to his business,
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Matthew 22:6
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and the rest seized his slaves and mistreated them and killed them.
Matthew 22:7
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But the king was enraged, and he sent his armies and destroyed those murderers and set their city on fire.
Matthew 22:8
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Then he *said to his slaves, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
Matthew 22:9
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Go therefore to (e)the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.'
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Matthew 22:10
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Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered together all they found, both evil and good; and the wedding hall was filled with [e]dinner guests.
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Matthew 22:11
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"But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw (f)a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,
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Matthew 22:12
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and he *said to him, ‘(g)Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?' And the man was speechless.
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Matthew 22:13
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Then the king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into (h)the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
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Matthew 22:14
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For many are [f](i)called, but few are (j)chosen."
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Matthew 22:15
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(k)Then the Pharisees went and [g]plotted together how they might trap Him [h]in what He said.
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Matthew 22:16
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And they *sent their disciples to Him, along with the (l)Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and [i]defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.
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Matthew 22:17
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Tell us then, what do You think? Is it [j]lawful to give a (m)poll-tax to (n)Caesar, or not?"
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Matthew 22:18
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But Jesus perceived their [k]malice, and said, "Why are you testing Me, you hypocrites?
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Matthew 22:19
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Show Me the (o)coin used for the poll-tax." And they brought Him a [l]denarius.
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Matthew 22:20
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And He *said to them, "Whose likeness and inscription is this?"
Matthew 22:21
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They *said to Him, "Caesar's." Then He *said to them, "(p)Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar's; and to God the things that are God's."
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Matthew 22:22
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And hearing this, they were amazed, and (q)leaving Him, they went away.
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Matthew 22:23
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(r)On that day some (s)Sadducees (who say (t)there is no resurrection) came to Jesus and questioned Him,
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Matthew 22:24
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asking, "Teacher, Moses said, ‘(u) If a man dies having no children, his brother as next of kin shall marry his wife, and raise up children for his brother .'
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Matthew 22:25
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Now there were seven brothers with us; and the first married and died, and having no children left his wife to his brother;
Matthew 22:26
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so also the second, and the third, down to the seventh.
Matthew 22:27
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Last of all, the woman died.
Matthew 22:28
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In the resurrection, therefore, whose wife of the seven will she be? For they all had married her."
Matthew 22:29
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But Jesus answered and said to them, "You are mistaken, (v)not [m]understanding the Scriptures nor the power of God.
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Matthew 22:30
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For in the resurrection they neither (w)marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven.
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Matthew 22:31
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But regarding the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was spoken to you by God:
Matthew 22:32
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(x)I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob '? He is not the God of the dead but of the living."
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Matthew 22:33
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When the crowds heard this, (y)they were astonished at His teaching.
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Matthew 22:34
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(z)But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced (aa)the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together.
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Matthew 22:35
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One of them, [n](ab)a lawyer, asked Him a question, testing Him,
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Matthew 22:36
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"Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?"
Matthew 22:37
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And He said to him, "‘(ac) You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind .'
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Matthew 22:38
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This is the great and [o]foremost commandment.
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Matthew 22:39
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The second is like it, ‘(ad) You shall love your neighbor as yourself .'
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Matthew 22:40
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(ae)On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets."
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Matthew 22:41
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(af)Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question:
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Matthew 22:42
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"What do you think about [p]the Christ, whose son is He?" They *said to Him, "(ag)The son of David."
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Matthew 22:43
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He *said to them, "Then how does David [q](ah)in the Spirit call Him ‘Lord,' saying,
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Matthew 22:44
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(ai) The Lord said to my Lord , " Sit at My right hand , Until I put Your enemies beneath Your feet "'?
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Matthew 22:45
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If David then calls Him ‘Lord,' how is He his son?"
Matthew 22:46
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(aj)No one was able to answer Him a word, nor did anyone dare from that day on to ask Him [r]another question.
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