Luke 14

1 And it happened, while* he went into the house of one of the rulers of the Pharisees on a Sabbath to eat bread, that they themselves were observing him. 2 And behold, there was before him, a certain man having dropsy. 3 And Jesus answered and spoke to the professors of the law and Pharisees, saying, Is it legal to heal on the Sabbath? 4 But they were quiet. And he took him and healed him and dismissed him. 5 And he answered and said to them, Who is it of you*, if a son or a bull will fall into a well, and will not be immediately pulling him up on the Sabbath? 6 And they were not strong-enough to answer back to him as to these things.
7 Now he spoke a parable to those who have been invited, while taking-heed of how they were choosing for themselves out the foremost-places; saying to them: 8 Whenever you are invited by anyone to a marriage-feast, do not recline in the foremost seat; because maybe a more admired man than you has been invited by him, 9 and having come, the one who invited you and him, he will say to you, Give this one your place, and then you may begin with shame to hold the last place. 10 But whenever you are invited, having traveled there, lean-back in the last place; in order that whenever he who has invited you comes, he may say to you, Friend, advance upward, and then you will have glory in the sight of those who recline at the table together with you. 11 Because everyone who is exalting himself will be humbled, and he who is humbling himself will be exalted. 12 Now he said to him, who has also invited him, Whenever you make* a meal or a supper, do not summon your friends, nor your brethren, nor your relatives, nor rich neighbors; lest they may also invite you too and it might become a repayment for you. 13 But whenever you make* a banquet, invite the poor, the disabled, the lame, the blind; 14 and you will be fortunate, because they do not have anything in which to repay you; for* you will be repaid in the resurrection of the righteous. {Similar: Mat 22:1-14, Luk 14:15-24} 15 Now after someone from those who reclined at the meal together with him heard these things, he said to him, The fortunate one will be eating bread in the kingdom of God.
16 But he said to him, A certain man made* a great supper, and he invited many; 17 and he sent forth his bondservant in the hour of the supper to say to those who have been invited, Come*, because all things are already prepared. 18 And they all, from one desire, began to excuse themselves. The first said to him, I bought a field, and I have a necessity to go out and to see it. I request of you, have me excused. 19 And a different one said, I bought five yoke of bulls, and I am traveling on to test them. I request of you, have me excused.
20 And a different one said, I married a wife, and because of this, I am not able to come. 21 And that bondservant came and reported to his lord these things. Then the householder, was made angry, and said to his bondservant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and lead the poor and disabled and lame and blind in here. 22 And the bondservant said, Lord, it has happened as you commanded, and there is still a place for more. 23 Now the lord said to the bondservant, Go out into the roads and over the fences, and urge them to enter, in order that my house may be filled. 24 For* I am saying to you*, that none of those men who have been invited will be tasting of my supper. For* many are invited but few chosen.

{Similar: Mat 10:37-38, Luk 14:25-27} 25 Now large crowds were traveling together with him and he turned and said to them, 26 If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brethren and sisters, and also, still his own life, he is not able to be my disciple. 27 And whoever does not bear his own cross, and comes after me, is not able to be my disciple.
28 For* which one out of you*, wishing to build a tower, did not first sit down and calculate the cost, if he has the means toward its realization? 29 Lest, having laid a foundation, and not being strong-enough to complete, all who view it may begin to mock him, 30 saying, This one began to build and was not strong-enough to complete. 31 Or what king, while traveling to encounter* a different king in war, did not sit down first and plan if he is able at ten-thousand to encounter the one who is coming against him with twenty thousand? 32 Otherwise, having sent an ambassador, while still being faraway, he asks for the terms of peace. 33 Therefore, so everyone out of you* who is not bidding farewell to all his own possessions, he is not able to be my disciple. 34 The salt is good, but if the salt is flavorless, in what will it be seasoned? 35 It is fit neither *for the soil nor *for the manure-pile. Cast it outside. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.

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