The Parable of the Wedding Feast

Luke 14

7 Now he told a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed v how they chose the places of honor, saying to them, 8 "When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not sit down in a place of honor, lest someone more distinguished than you be invited by him, 9 and he who invited you both will come and say to you, 'Give your place to this person,' and then you will begin with shame to take the lowest place. 10 But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, w so that when your host comes he may say to you, 'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at table with you. 11 For x everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted."

  1. Cross References
    Luke 11:43
    Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seat in the synagogues and greetings in the marketplaces.
  2. Cross References
    Proverbs 25:6 - 7
    Do not put yourself forward in the king's presence or stand in the place of the great.
  3. Cross References
    Luke 18:14
    I tell you, this man went down to his house jus...
    Proverbs 29:23
    One's pride will bring him low, but he who is l...
    Ezekiel 21:26
    Thus says the Lord God : Remove the turban and ...
    Matthew 18:4
    Whoever humbles himself like this child is the ...
    James 4:6
    But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "Go...
    James 4:10
    Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will ...
    1 Peter 5:5 - 6
    Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to th...
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