Then he *said to his slaves, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy. Go therefore to (A)the main highways, and as many as you find there, invite to the wedding feast.’ 10 Those slaves went out into the streets and gathered together all they found, both evil and good; and the wedding hall was filled with [a]dinner guests.

11 “But when the king came in to look over the dinner guests, he saw (B)a man there who was not dressed in wedding clothes, 12 and he *said to him, ‘(C)Friend, how did you come in here without wedding clothes?’ And the man was speechless. 13 Then the king said to the servants, ‘Bind him hand and foot, and throw him into (D)the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ 14 For many are [b](E)called, but few are (F)chosen.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 22:10 Lit those reclining at the table
  2. Matthew 22:14 Or invited