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Luke 14:20


Another 1  said, ‘I just got married, and I cannot come.’ 2 


Lu 14:26-28; Lu 18:29,30; 1Co 7:29-31,33

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tn Grk “And another.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

sn I just got married, and I cannot come. There is no request to be excused here; just a refusal. Why this disqualifies attendance is not clear. The OT freed a newly married man from certain responsibilities such as serving in the army (Deut 20:7; 24:5), but that would hardly apply to a banquet. The invitation is not respected in any of the three cases.

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