A Mulher Sábia
1 Then will be compared the kingdom of the heavens ten virgins, who having taken the lamps of them, went out to a meeting of the bridegroom.
2 Five and were of them prudent, and five foolish.
3 Who foolish, having taken the lamps of them, not took with themselves oil.
4 The but prudent took oil in the vessels of them with the lamps of them.
5 Delaying and the bridegroom, nodded all, and did sleep.
6 Of middle and night a cry was raised; Lo, the bridegroom comes; go out to a meeting of him.
7 Then arose all the virgins those, and put in order the lamps of them.
8 The but foolish to the prudent said: Give to us out of the oil of you, because the lamps of us are extinguished.
9 Answered but the prudent, saying: Lest not it might suffice to us and to you; go you rather to the selling, and buy to yourselves.
10 Going away and of them to buy, came the bridegroom; and the prepared ones entered with him into the nuptialfeasts; and was closed the door.
11 Afterwards and came also the remaining virgins, saying: O lord, O lord, open to us.
12 The but answering said: Indeed I say to you, not know you.
13 Watch you therefore, because not you know the day, nor the hour.
Women in like manner serious, not accusers, vigilant, faithful in all things.
If but any one of you is destitute of wisdom, let him ask from of the one giving of God to all liberality, and not censuring; and it will be given to him.
3 agedwomen in like manner in deportment becoming what is sacred, not accusers, not to wine much enslaved, good teachers.
4 so that they may wisely influence the young women, husbandlovers to be, childrenlovers,
5 prudent ones, pure ones, housekeepers, good ones, being submissive to the own husbands, that not the word of the God may be evil spoken of.