nkjv@Matthew:25:1 @ "Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
nkjv@Matthew:25:2 @ Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
nkjv@Matthew:25:3 @ Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them,
nkjv@Matthew:25:4 @ but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
nkjv@Matthew:25:5 @ But while the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept.
nkjv@Matthew:25:6 @ "And at midnight a cry was heard: "Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!'
nkjv@Matthew:25:7 @ Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps.
nkjv@Matthew:25:8 @ And the foolish said to the wise, "Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.'
nkjv@Matthew:25:9 @ But the wise answered, saying, "No, lest there should not be enough for us and you; but go rather to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.'
nkjv@Matthew:25:10 @ And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding; and the door was shut.
nkjv@Matthew:25:11 @ "Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, "Lord, Lord, open to us!'
nkjv@Matthew:25:12 @ But he answered and said, "Assuredly, I say to you, I do not know you.'
nkjv@Matthew:25:13 @ "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.