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Then the foolish ones said to the wise ones, 'Let us have some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.'
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And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out.
Matthew 3:9 And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham for our father. For I tell you that God is able of these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
Luke 16:24 And he cried and said: Father Abraham, have mercy on me and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water to cool my tongue: for I am tormented in this flame.
Acts 8:24 Then Simon answering, said: Pray you for me to the Lord that none of these things which you have spoken may come upon me.
Revelation 3:9 Behold, I will bring of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews and are not, but do lie. Behold, I will make them to come and adore before thy feet. And they shall know that I have loved thee.
Matthew 13:20,21 And he that received the seed upon stony ground, is he that heareth the word, and immediately receiveth it with joy. . . .
Job 8:13,14 Even so are the ways of all that forget God, and the hope of the hypocrite shall perish: . . .
Job 18:5 Shall not the light of the wicked be extinguished, and the flame of his fire not shine?
Job 21:17 How often shall the lamp of the wicked be put out, and a deluge come upon them, and he shall distribute the sorrows of his wrath?
Proverbs 4:18,19 The way of the wicked is darksome: they know not where they fall. . . .
Proverbs 13:9 The light of the just giveth joy: but the lamp of the wicked shall be put out.
Proverbs 20:20 He that curseth his father, and mother, his lamp shall be put out in the midst of darkness.
Luke 8:18 Take heed therefore how you hear. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: and whosoever hath not, that also which he thinketh he hath shall be taken away from him.
Luke 12:35 Let your loins be girt and lamps burning in your hands.
Hebrews 4:1 Let us fear therefore lest, the promise being left of entering into his rest, any of you should be thought to be wanting.
ContextThe Parable of the Ten Virgins
…7Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps. 8And the foolish said to the wise: Give us of your oil, for our lamps are gone out. 9The wise answered, saying: Lest perhaps there be not enough for us and for you, go ye rather to them that sell and buy for yourselves.…
No brother can redeem, nor shall man redeem: he shall not give to God his ransom,
Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.
Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps.
The wise answered, saying: Lest perhaps there be not enough for us and for you, go ye rather to them that sell and buy for yourselves.
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