2Pe 3:9 The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you,* not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.
2Pe 3:9)6But at midnight there was a cry, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come out to meet him.’ (
Mr 13:35 Therefore stay awake—for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows,* or in the morning—
Mr 13:35)7Then all those virgins rose and trimmed their lamps. (
Lu 12:35 “Stay dressed for action* and keep your lamps burning,
Lu 12:35)8And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us some of your oil, for our lamps are going out.’9But the wise answered, saying, ‘Since there will not be enough for us and for you, go rather to the dealers and buy for yourselves.’10And while they were going to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut. (
Mt 22:2 “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son,
Lu 13:25 When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, ‘Lord, open to us,’ then he will answer you, ‘I do not know where you come from.’
Lu 13:25)11Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, ‘Lord, lord, open to us.’ (
Mt 7:22 On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’
Mt 7:22)12But he answered, ‘Truly, I say to you, I do not know you.’ (
Mt 10:33 but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.
14“For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants
1. Or bondservants; also verse 19
 and entrusted to them his property. (
Mt 21:33 “Hear another parable. There was a master of a house who planted a vineyard and put a fence around it and dug a winepress in it and built a tower and leased it to tenants, and went into another country.
1Pe 4:10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace:
1Pe 4:10)16He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more.17So also he who had the two talents made two talents more.18But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master’s money. (
Mt 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Mt 13:44)19Now after a long time the master of those servants came and settled accounts with them. (
Mt 18:23 “Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants.*
Ro 14:12 So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.
Ro 14:12)20And he who had received the five talents came forward, bringing five talents more, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me five talents; here, I have made five talents more.’21His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.
1. Or bondservant; also verses 23, 26, 30
 You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’ (
Mt 24:45 “Who then is the faithful and wise servant,* whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?
Heb 12:2 looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
Heb 12:2)22And he also who had the two talents came forward, saying, ‘Master, you delivered to me two talents; here, I have made two talents more.’23His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’24He also who had received the one talent came forward, saying, ‘Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you scattered no seed, (
1Sa 25:3 Now the name of the man was Nabal, and the name of his wife Abigail. The woman was discerning and beautiful, but the man was harsh and badly behaved; he was a Calebite.
Ro 12:11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit,* serve the Lord.
Ro 12:11)27Then you ought to have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received what was my own with interest.28So take the talent from him and give it to him who has the ten talents.29For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. (
Mt 13:12 For to the one who has, more will be given, and he will have an abundance, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
Lu 12:48 But the one who did not know, and did what deserved a beating, will receive a light beating. Everyone to whom much was given, of him much will be required, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will demand the more.
Lu 12:48)30And cast the worthless servant into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ (
Mt 8:12 while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
Mt 19:28 Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, in the new world,* when the Son of Man will sit on his glorious throne, you who have followed me will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.
Mt 19:28)32Before him will be gathered all the nations, and he will separate people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. (
Eze 34:17 “As for you, my flock, thus says the Lord God: Behold, I judge between sheep and sheep, between rams and male goats.
Mt 28:19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in* the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
Mt 28:19)33And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left.34Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. (
1Ki 2:19 So Bathsheba went to King Solomon to speak to him on behalf of Adonijah. And the king rose to meet her and bowed down to her. Then he sat on his throne and had a seat brought for the king’s mother, and she sat on his right.
Jas 1:27 Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.
Jas 1:27)37Then the righteous will answer him, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink?38And when did we see you a stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you?39And when did we see you sick or in prison and visit you?’40And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers,
1. Or brothers and sisters
 you did it to me.’ (
Mt 10:40 “Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives him who sent me.
Joh 20:17 Jesus said to her, “Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”
Mt 18:8 And if your hand or your foot causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life crippled or lame than with two hands or two feet to be thrown into the eternal fire.
Jud 1:7 just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire,* serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.
Re 12:7 Now war arose in heaven, Michael and his angels fighting against the dragon. And the dragon and his angels fought back,
Re 12:7)42For I was hungry and you gave me no food, I was thirsty and you gave me no drink, (
Job 22:7 You have given no water to the weary to drink, and you have withheld bread from the hungry.
Job 22:7)43I was a stranger and you did not welcome me, naked and you did not clothe me, sick and in prison and you did not visit me.’44Then they also will answer, saying, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to you?’45Then he will answer them, saying, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to me.’ (
Lu 10:16 “The one who hears you hears me, and the one who rejects you rejects me, and the one who rejects me rejects him who sent me.”