Luke 14:8
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New International Version
"When someone invites you to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for a person more distinguished than you may have been invited.


New American Standard Bible
"When you are invited by someone to a wedding feast, do not take the place of honor, for someone more distinguished than you may have been invited by him,


King James Bible
When thou art bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;


Holman Christian Standard Bible
"When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't recline at the best place, because a more distinguished person than you may have been invited by your host.


International Standard Version
"When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, don't sit down at the place of honor in case someone more important than you was invited by the host.


American Standard Version
When thou art bidden of any man to a marriage feast, sit not down in the chief seat; lest haply a more honorable man than thou be bidden of him,


Douay-Rheims Bible
When thou art invited to a wedding, sit not down in the first place, lest perhaps one more honourable than thou be invited by him:


Darby Bible Translation
When thou art invited by any one to a wedding, do not lay thyself down in the first place at table, lest perhaps a more honourable than thou be invited by him,


Young's Literal Translation
'When thou mayest be called by any one to marriage-feasts, thou mayest not recline on the first couch, lest a more honourable than thou may have been called by him,
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Treasury of Scripture

When you are bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honorable man than you be bidden of him;

When. That there were among the Jews of these times many disputes about seats at banquets, we learn both from Josephus and the Rabbis; nor were these matters unattended to by the Greeks and Romans. Similar admonitions to this of our Lord, also occur in the Rabbinical writers. Rabbi Akiba said, Go two or three seats lower than the place that belongs to thee, and sit there till they say unto to thee, Go up higher; but do not take the uppermost seat, lest they say unto thee, Come down: for it is better they should say unto thee, Go up, go up than they should say, Go down, go down.

Proverbs 25:6,7 Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men...

Strong's Concordance
When thou art bidden of any [man] to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
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Luke Chapter 14 Verse 8

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