Matthew 25:4

But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 25:4

But the wise tooke oyle in their vessels with their lampes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but the prudent took oil in flasks along with their lamps.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lights.
- Basic English Bible

but the prudent took oil in their vessels with their torches.
- Darby Bible

But the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
- Webster's Bible

but the wise, besides their torches, took oil in their flasks.
- Weymouth Bible

but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
- World English Bible

but the prudent token oile in her vessels with the laumpis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the prudent took oil in their vessels, with their lamps.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 25:4

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:4


25:4 The wise took oil in their vessels - Love in their hearts. And they daily sought a fresh supply of spiritual strength, till their faith was made perfect.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:4


Mt 25:4 But the wise took oil in their vessels. In this their wisdom was displayed. They not only "let their light shine" (Mt 5:16), but at the same time kept the grace renewed that was essential to the continuance of their light.

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