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Luke 14:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But he said unto him, A certain man made a great supper; and he bade many:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Then said he unto him, A certain man made a great supper, and bade many:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But He said to him, “A man was giving a big dinner, and he invited many;
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Then said he to him, A certain man made a great supper, and invited many:
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he said to him, A certain man made a great supper and invited many.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, he, said unto him—A certain man, was making a great supper, and invited many;
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he said to him, 'A certain man made a great supper, and called many,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But he said to him: A certain man made a great supper and invited many.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Then said hee vnto him, A certaine man made a great supper, and bade many:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— Jeshu saith to him, A certain man made a great supper, and called many.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— Jesus said to him: A certain man made a great supper, and invited many.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Then 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
said x2036
(2036) Complement
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
he y2036
[2036] Standard
ἔπω
epo
{ep'-o}
A primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483 and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writting).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
unto him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
A certain 5100
{5100} Prime
τὶς
tis
{tis}
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
man 444
{0444} Prime
ἄνθρωπος
anthropos
{anth'-ro-pos}
From G0435 and ὤψ [[ops]] (the countenance; from G3700); manfaced, that is, a human being.
made 4160
{4160} Prime
ποιέω
poieo
{poy-eh'-o}
Apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
a great 3173
{3173} Prime
μέγας
megas
{meg'-as}
Including the prolonged forms, feminine μεγάλη [[megale]], plural μέγάλοι [[megaloi]], etc.; compare also G3176, G3187], big (literally or figuratively, in a very wide application).
supper, 1173
{1173} Prime
δεῖπνον
deipnon
{dipe'-non}
From the same as G1160; dinner, that is, the chief meal (usually in the evening).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
bade 2564
{2564} Prime
καλέω
kaleo
{kal-eh'-o}
Akin to the base of G2753; to 'call' (properly aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise).
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
many: 4183
{4183} Prime
πολύς
polus
{pol-oos'}
Including the forms from the alternate 'pollos'; (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverb largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:15-24.


Luke 14:16

_ _ a great supper — (Compare Isaiah 25:6).

_ _ bade manyhistorically, the Jews (see on Matthew 22:3); generally, those within the pale of professed discipleship.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 14:15-24.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Luke 14:16

Then said he — Continuing the allusion. A certain man made a great supper — As if he had said, All men are not sensible of this happiness. Many might have a part in it, and will not.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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A certain:

Proverbs 9:1-2 Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: ... She hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine; she hath also furnished her table.
Isaiah 25:6-7 And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. ... And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.
Jeremiah 31:12-14 Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. ... And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.
Zechariah 10:7 And [they of] Ephraim shall be like a mighty [man], and their heart shall rejoice as through wine: yea, their children shall see [it], and be glad; their heart shall rejoice in the LORD.
Matthew 22:2-14 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, ... For many are called, but few [are] chosen.

bade:

Song of Songs 5:1 I am come into my garden, my sister, [my] spouse: I have gathered my myrrh with my spice; I have eaten my honeycomb with my honey; I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends; drink, yea, drink abundantly, O beloved.
Isaiah 55:1-7 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money; come ye, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. ... Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
Mark 16:15-16 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. ... He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.
Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.
Revelation 22:17 And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
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Pv 9:1. So 5:1. Is 25:6; 55:1. Jr 31:12. Zc 10:7. Mt 22:2. Mk 16:15. Rv 3:20; 22:17.

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