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Chapter 14


14:1 And (kai) it caused itself to come to pass (egeneto) in (en) the (tō) [time] of him (auton) to come (elthein) into (eis) a house (oikon) of a certain one (tinos) of the (tōn) chief ones (archontōn) of the (tōn) Pharisees (Pharisaiōn), to eat (phagein) bread (arton) [in] a sabbath day (sabbatō).


And (kai) they (autoi) were being (ēsan) ones causing themselves to watch (paratēroumenoi) him (auton).


14:2 And (kai) behold (idou), there was being (ēn) some (tis) mortal (anthrōpos), one drinking bitter water5203 (hudrōpikos), in front (emprosthen) of him (autou)!


14:3 And (kai) the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) having been caused to make a decision (apokritheis), he enunciated (eipen) to (pros) the (tous) lawyers (nomikous) and (kai) Pharisees (Pharisaious), saying (legōn), “Is it outside (exestin) [of the law in] the (tō) sabbath day (sabbatō) to give therapy (therapeusai) or (ē) absolutely not (ou) [to give therapy]!?"


14:4 But (de) the (hoi) [lawyers and Pharisees, v2] refrained (hēsuchasan).


And (kai) having caused himself to take hold (epilabomenos) [of him], he caused himself to heal (iasato) him (auton), and (kai) he sent [him] away (apelusen).


14:5 And (kai) he enunciated (eipen) to (pros) them (autous), “Which one (tinos) of you (humōn) in (en) a day (hēmera) of the (tou) sabbath (sabbatou), [if] a son (huios), or (ē) a bovine (bous) shall cause itself to fall (peseitai) into (eis) a pit (phrear), shall you absolutely  not (ouk) straightaway (eutheōs) draw him up (anaspasei auton)!?”


14:6 And (kai) they were absolutely not strong (ischusan) [enough] to make a decision against (antapokrithēnai) [him] to (pros) these things (tauta)!


14:7 But (de) he was saying (elegen) a parable (parabolēn) to (pros) the ones (tous) having been called aloud (keklēmenous), lingering over (epechōn) how (pōs) they were causing themselves to call out (exelegonto) to the (tas) first recliners (prōtoklisias), he saying (legōn) to (pros) them (autous),


14:8 “Perhaps when (hotan) you may be called aloud (klēthēs) under (hupo) [authority] of someone (tinos) into (eis) marriage preparations (gamous), do not be reclined (mē kataklithēs) into (eis) the (tēn) first recliner4411 (prōtoklisian);


whether or not in time (mēpote) a [more] reputable one than (entimoteros) you (sou) may be (ē) one having been called aloud (keklēmenos) under (hup’) [authority] of him (autou)!


14:9 And (kai) the one (ho) having come (elthōn), he having called aloud (kalesas) you (se) and (kai) him (auton), he shall state (erei) to you (soi), ‘Give (dos) place (topon to this one (toutō),’ and (kai) then (tote) you shall cause yourself to start (arxē) to hold down (katechein) with (meta) shame (aischunēs) the (ton) last (eschaton) place (topon).


14:10 But (de) when perhaps (hotan) you may be called aloud (klēthēs), you having been caused to go (poreutheis), fall up377 (anapese) into (eis) the (ton) last (eschaton) place (topon);


in order that (hina) when perhaps (hotan) the one (ho) having called you aloud (keklēkōs se) may come (elthē), he shall state (erei) to you (soi), ‘Friend (phile), step up to (prosanabēthi) [a place] above (anōteron)!’


Then (tote) there shall be (estai) glory (doxa) to you (soi) in sight of (enōpion) all (pantōn) of the ones (tōn) causing themselves to lie up together with (sunanakeimenōn) you (soi).’


14:11 Because (hoti) every one (pas), the one (ho) setting himself above (hupsōn heauton), he shall be humbled (tapeinōthēsetai), and (kai) the one (ho) humbling (tapeinōn) himself (heauton), he shall be set above (hupsōthēsetai).”


14:12 But (de) he was speaking (elegen) to the one (tō) also (kai) having called him aloud (keklēkoti auton):


“When perhaps (hotan) you may make (poiēs) [a] breakfast (ariston), or (ē) [a] dinner (deipnon), do not call (mē phōnei) for the (tous) friends (philous) of you (sou), but nor (mēde) for the (tous) brothers (adelphous) of you (sou), but nor (mēde) for the (tous) relatives (sungeneis) of you (sou), but nor (mēde) for wealthy (plousious) neighbors (geitonas), whether or not in time (mēpote) they (autoi) also (kai) may call you aloud opposite (antikalesōsin se) [to them] and (kai) it may cause itself to become (genētai) [a] repayment (antapodoma) to you (soi)!


14:13 BUT (all’) when perhaps (hotan) you may make (poiēs) a reception (dochēn), call aloud (kalei) poor ones (ptōchous), crippled-up ones (anapeirous), lame ones (chōlous), blind ones (tuphlous),


14:14 and (kai) you shall cause yourself to be (esē) a happier one (makarios) that (hoti) they absolutely do not have (ouk echousin) to repay (antapodounai) to you (soi)!


Because (gar) it shall be repaid (antapodothēsetai) to you (soi) in (en) the (tē) standing up (anastasei) of the (tōn) of righteous ones (dikaiōn)!”


14:15 But (de) a certain one (tis) of the ones (tōn) causing themselves to lie up together with (sunanakeimenōn) [him] having heard (akousas) these things (tauta), he enunciated (eipen) to him (autō), “A happy one (makarios) [is] one who (hostis) shall cause himself to eat (phagetai) bread (arton) in (en) the (tē) Kingdom932 (basileia) of the (tou) God (theou)!”


14:16 But (de) the (ho) [Jesus, v3) enunciated (eipen) to him (autō), “A certain (tis) mortal (anthrōpos) was making (epoiei) a great (mega) dinner (deipnon), and (kai) He called aloud (ekalesen) many (pollous).


14:17 And (kai) He sent (apesteilen) the (ton) slave (doulon) of Him (autou), at the (tē) hour (hōra) of the (tou) dinner (deipnou), to enunciate (eipen) to the ones (tois) having been called aloud (keklēmenois), ‘Cause yourselves to come (erchesthe), because (hoti) it is (estin) ready (hetoima) already (ēdē).'


14:18 And (kai) from (apo) one (mias) they all (pantes) caused themselves to start (ērxanto) to request themselves to be set aside (paraiteisthai).


The (ho) first one (prōtos) enunciated (eipen) to him (autō), ‘I went to market to buy (ēgorasa) a field (agron), and (kai) of a necessity (anankēn) having gone out (exelthōn) I have (echō) to see (idein) it (auton).


I inquire (erōtō) of you (se), do you have (eche) me (me) having requested to be set aside (parētēmenon)?’


14:19 And (kai) one of another kind (heteros) enunciated (eipen), ‘I went to market to buy (ēgorasa) five (pente) pairs (zeugē) of bovines (boōn), and (kai) I cause myself to go (poreuomai) to prove (dokimasai) them (auta).


I inquire (erōtō) of you (se), do you have (eche) me (me) having requested to be set aside (parētēmenon)?’


14:20 And (kai) one of another kind (heteros) enunciated (eipen), ‘I married (egēma) a female (gunaika), and (kai) through (dia) [the sake] of this (touto) I can absolutely not inherently power myself (ou dunamai) to come (elthein)!’


14:21 And (kai) the (ho) slave (doulos) having caused himself to become alongside (paragenomenos), he reported (apēngeilen) these things (tauta) to the (tō) Lord (kuriō) of him (autou).


Then (tote) the (ho) house master (oikodespotēs) having been angered (orgistheis), He enunciated (eipen) to the (tō) slave (doulō) of Him (autou), ‘Go out (exelthe) quickly (tacheōs) into (eis) the (tas) wide places (plateias) and (kai) lanes (rhumas) of the (tēs) city (poleōs) and (kai) bring in (eisagage) here (hōde) the (tous) poor ones (ptōchous), and (kai) crippled-up ones (anapeirous), and (kai) blind ones (tuphlous), and (kai) lame ones (chōlous).’


14:22 And (kai) the (ho) slave (doulos) enunciated (eipen), ‘Lord (kurie), what (ho) you arranged (epetaxas) has come to pass (gegonen), and (kai) yet (eti) there is (estin) a place (topos)!’


14:23 And (kai) the (ho) Lord (kurios) enunciated (eipen) to (pros) the (ton) slave (doulon), ‘Go out (exelthe) into (eis) the (tas) ways (hodous) and (kai) fences (phragmous), and (kai) constrain (anankason) [them] to enter in (eiselthein), in order that (hina) the (ho) house (oikos) of Me (mou) may be loaded (gemisthē).


14:24 Because (gar) I say (legō) to you (humin), that (hoti) absolutely not one (oudeis) of the (tōn) males (andrōn) of those (ekeinōn), of the (tōn) [males] having been called aloud (keklēmenōn), shall cause himself to taste (geusetai) of the (tou) dinner (deipnou) of Me (mou)!’


(Those men which were called aloud to the dinner of the Lord were the sons of Israel, according to the flesh-based paternity of Abraham (1 Cor. 10:18-21), but not according to the spirit-based paternity of God, which spirit-based paternity are all those who believe the evangelism of Christ Jesus and become his one body, the ekklesia, the household of the God, which is the new Israel (Rom. 9:6-8). These are those who follow Abraham’s example of belief. This is how all Israel (spirit-based Israel) shall be saved (Rom. 11:26), but yet those ones who were called aloud (flesh-based Israel) shall absolutely not taste of the Lord’s supper. Jesus reminded the sons of Israel according to the flesh, that they refuse to hear the Word of his heavenly Father (John 5:37-38), the God, as was prophesied (1 Cor. 14:21).   


14:25 But (de) many (polloi) crowds (ochloi) were causing themselves to go together with (suneporeuonto) him (autō)


And (kai) he having been turned (strapheis), he enunciated (eipen) to (pros) them (autous),


14:26 “If (ei) anyone (tis) causes himself to come (erchetai) to (pros) me (me) and (kai) absolutely does not (ou) despise (misei) the (ton) father (patera) of himself (heautou), and (kai) the (ten) mother (mētera), and (kai) the (ten) female (gunaika), and (kai) the (ta) ones born (tekna), and (kai) the (tous) brothers (adelphous), and (kai) the (tas) sisters (adelphas), and (te) yet still (eti) the (tēn) soul (psuchen) of himself (heauton) also (kai), he can absolutely not inherently power himself (ou dunatai) to be (einai) a disciple (mathētēs) of me (mou)!


14:27 Anyone who (hostis) absolutely does not carry (ou bastazei) the (ton) stake (stauron) of him (autou) and (kai) cause himself to come (erchetai) behind (opisō) me (mou), he can absolutely not inherently power himself (ou dunatai) to be (einai) a disciple (mathētēs) of me (mou)!


14:28 Because (gar) who (tis) out (ex) of you (humōn), desiring (thelōn) to build a domed-roof house3618 (oikodomēsai) tower (purgon), having sat down (kathisas) absolutely does not (ouchi) first (prōton) count in pebbles (psēphizei) the (tēn) cost (dapanēn), [to see] if (ei) he has (echei) [enough] from this time (apartismon) into (eis) [completing it];


14:29 in order that (hina) at no time (mēpote), having placed (thentos) [the] foundation (themelion) of him (autou) and (kai) not (mē) being strong (ischuontos) [enough] to complete it out (ektelesai), all (pantes) the ones (hoi) observing (theōrountes) may cause themselves to start (arxōntai) to put him into a child’s role (empaizein autō),


14:30 saying (legontes) that (hoti), ‘This one (houtos), the (ho) mortal (anthrōpos), caused himself to start (ērxato) to build a domed-roof house3618 (oikodomein), and (kai) he was absolutely not strong (ouk ischusen) [enough] to complete it out (ektelesai)!?’


14:31 Or (ē) what (tis) king (basileus) causing himself to go (poreuomenos) to another (heterō) king (basilei) to throw together (sumbalein) into (eis) a war (polemon), having sat down (kathisas), shall he absolutely not cause himself to plan (ouchi bouleusetai) first (prōton) if (ei) he is (estin) inherently powered (dunatos) in (en) ten (deka) thousands (chiliasin) to meet (hupantēsai) the (tō) [king] being caused to come (erchomenō) upon (ep’) him (auton) with (meta) twenty (eikosi) thousands (chiliadōn)!?


14:32 But (de) if (ei) not (mē), even (ge) of him (autou) yet (eti) being (ontos) distant (porrō), he having sent (aposteilas) a senior representative (presbeian), he inquires (erōta) of the (ta) [king, v31] toward (pros) peace (eirēnēn)!


14:33 Therefore (oun), thusly (houtōs) everyone (pas) out (ex) of you (humōn) who (hos) absolutely does not cause himself to say farewell away from (ouk apotassetai) all (pasin) things being subordinate (huparchousin) of himself (heautou), he can absolutely not inherently power himself (ou dunatai) to be (einai) a disciple (mathētēs) of me (mou)!


14:34 Therefore (oun) the (to) salt (halas) [is] beautiful (kalon). 


But (de) if perhaps (ean) the (to) salt (halas) also (kai) may be made moronic (mōranthē), in (en) to what (tini) shall it be prepared (artuthēsetai)?


14:35 And absolutely neither (oute) into (eis) soil (gēn) and absolutely nor (oute) into (eis) mulch (koprian) is it (estin) well placed (eutheton);


they throw (ballousin) it (auto) outside (exō)!


The one (ho) having (echōn) ears (ōta) to hear (akouein), hear (akouetō)!”