29 People will come from east and west and north and south, and will take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God.
29 And they shall come from the east, and from the west, and from the north, and from the south, and shall sit down in the kingdom of God.
29 And people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and recline at table in the kingdom of God.
29 You'll watch outsiders stream in from east, west, north, and south and sit down at the table of God's kingdom. And all the time you'll be outside looking in - and wondering what happened.
29 They will come from the east and the west, from the north and the south, and sit down in the kingdom of God.
29 And people will come from all over the world-from east and west, north and south-to take their places in the Kingdom of God.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Luke 13:29
Commentary on Luke 13:23-30
(Read Luke 13:23-30)
Our Saviour came to guide men's consciences, not to gratify their curiosity. Ask not, How many shall be saved? But, Shall I be one of them? Not, What shall become of such and such? But, What shall I do, and what will become of me? Strive to enter in at the strait gate. This is directed to each of us; it is, Strive ye. All that will be saved, must enter in at the strait gate, must undergo a change of the whole man. Those that would enter in, must strive to enter. Here are awakening considerations, to enforce this exhortation. Oh that we may be all awakened by them! They answer the question, Are there few that shall be saved? But let none despond either as to themselves or others, for there are last who shall be first, and first who shall be last. If we reach heaven, we shall meet many there whom we little thought to meet, and miss many whom we expected to find.