of The disciples of John, or the Scribes and Pharisees: can ye make the children of the bride chamber fast, while the. It was a wonder of his grace, that he fixed the services of his disciples according to their strength and standing. They would not deign to eat with the sinners and tax collectors that constitute Yeshua's friends an… Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. What lessons does this teach, on the one hand, to those who unreasonably cling to what is getting antiquated; and, on the other, to hasty reformers who have no patience with the timidity of their weaker brethren! Since Jesus is referring to Himself as the groom, many believe this is the first reference by Jesus to His future death and departure. There is singing and drinking and eating and merriment, and in the midst of it reclines the Master and his disciples. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. All rights reserved. The A. V. follows a reading which omits καὶ, and, which is inserted in all the best texts. It was a wonder of his grace, that the call was made so effectual. Proud member signifying, that he was the bridegroom, and his disciples the children of the bride chamber; and that as it is unreasonable to expect, and morally impossible, that persons, attending the festivals of a nuptial solemnity, should be … The thought is broken off. But the days will come. But the "new wine" seems plainly to be the evangelical freedom which Christ was introducing; and the old, the opposite spirit of Judaism: men long accustomed to the latter could not be expected "straightway"—all at once—to take a liking for the former; that is, "These inquiries about the difference between My disciples and the Pharisees," and even John's, are not surprising; they are the effect of a natural revulsion against sudden change, which time will cure; the new wine will itself in time become old, and so acquire all the added charms of antiquity. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 5:35. But the days will come And that in a very little time, as they did: when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them: as their master, John, was taken away from them, and now in prison, and therefore it was no wonder they mourned and fasted; signifying, that in a short time he, the bridegroom of his church and people, should be taken away by death: and then they shall fast in those days; mourn, and be humbled, of which fasting was, a sign, for the death of their Lord, and on account of the many afflictions and persecutions they should endure for his sake; (See Gill on Matthew 9:15). Luke 5:34-35. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. "The days shall come - and when the bridegroom shall be taken away, then shall they fast." Salem Media Group. Luke 5:35, KJV: "But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days." Jesus indicates that a time will come when the bridegroom will be taken away. But the days will come, when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them, and then shall they fast in those days. And he said unto them. The additional parable in Lu 5:39, which is peculiar to Luke, has been variously interpreted. when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them. It was a wonder of his grace, that the call was made so effectual. It was a wonder of his grace, that he came to call sinners to repentance, and to assure them of pardon. It was a wonder of his grace, that he came to call sinners to repentance, and to assure them of pardon. Luke 5:35, NIV: "But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; in those days they will fast.'". It was a wonder of his grace, that he so patiently bore the contradiction of sinners against himself and his disciples. It was a wonder of his grace, that he fixed the services of his disciples according to their strength and standing. bridegroom is with them? So Rev. It was a wonder of his grace, that he so patiently bore the contradiction of sinners against himself and his disciples. And that in a very little time, as they did: when the bridegroom shall be taken away from them: as their master, John, was taken away from them, and now in prison, and therefore it was no wonder they mourned and fasted; signifying, that in a short time he, the bridegroom of his church and people, should be taken away by death: