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Passage Lookup: Matthew 22:1-14

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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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"(C1)The kingdom of heaven (F1)is like (F2)a king who (F3)held a (C2)wedding feast for his son.
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Matthew 22:3
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"And he (C1)sent 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 (C1)sent other slaves, saying, 'Tell those who have been invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fattened cattle 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 separate ways, one to his own (F1)farm, another to his business,
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Matthew 22:6
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and the rest seized his slaves and treated them abusively, and then killed them.
Matthew 22:7
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"Now the king was angry, 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 feast is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
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Matthew 22:9
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'So go to (C1)the main roads, and invite whomever you find there 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 whom they found, both bad and good; and the wedding hall was filled with (F1)dinner guests.
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Matthew 22:11
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"But when the king came in to look over the (F1)dinner guests, he saw (C1)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, '(C1)Friend, how did you get 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, 'Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into (C1)the outer darkness; there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth in that place.'
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Matthew 22:14
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"For many are (F1)(C1)called, but few are (C1)chosen."
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