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And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man which had not on a wedding garment:
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Other Translations of Matthew 22:11
¶ And when the King came in to see the guests, hee sawe there a man, which had not on a wedding garment,- King James Version (1611)
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"But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes,- New American Standard Version (1995)
But when the king came in to behold the guests, he saw there a man who had not on a wedding-garment:- American Standard Version (1901)
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who had not on a guest's robe;- Basic English Bible
And the king, having gone in to see the guests, beheld there a man not clothed with a wedding garment.- Darby Bible
And the king went in to see the guests: and he saw there a man who had not on a wedding garment. - Douay Rheims Bible
And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who had not a wedding-garment: - Webster's Bible
Now the king came in to see the guests; and among them he discovered one who was not wearing a wedding-robe.- Weymouth Bible
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who didn't have on wedding clothing,- World English Bible
And the kyng entride, to se men sittynge at the mete; and he siye there a man not clothid with bride cloth.- Wycliffe Bible
`And the king having come in to view those reclining, saw there a man not clothed with clothing of the marriage-feast,- Youngs Literal Bible
View Wesley's Notes for Matthew 22:11
22:11 The guest - The members of the visible Church.
View People's Bible Notes for Matthew 22:11
Mt 22:11 Saw there a man which had not a wedding garment. It is said to be a custom in the East, even at the present day, for the host to present his guests with robes of honor. Every saint is robed, not in his own righteousness, but in the white robes of Christ's righteousness. "As many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ" (Ga 3:27). Abbott, on this passage says: ``The garments we put on when he put on the Lord Jesus Christ by faith in baptism . . . To be without the wedding garments, offered freely to him, implied that the man thought his usual attire good enough. He therefore represents one who, while professing to be for Christ, thought his own righteousness would save him without a trustful obedience to the Savior (Ro 13:14 Ga 3:26-27).''
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