Treasury of Scripture
When you are bidden of any man to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honorable man than you be bidden of him;
When. That there were among the Jews of these times many disputes about seats at banquets, we learn both from Josephus and the Rabbis; nor were these matters unattended to by the Greeks and Romans. Similar admonitions to this of our Lord, also occur in the Rabbinical writers. Rabbi Akiba said, Go two or three seats lower than the place that belongs to thee, and sit there till they say unto to thee, Go up higher; but do not take the uppermost seat, lest they say unto thee, Come down: for it is better they should say unto thee, Go up, go up than they should say, Go down, go down.
Proverbs 25:6,7 Put not forth yourself in the presence of the king, and stand not in the place of great men...
Strong's ConcordanceWhen thou art bidden of any [man] to a wedding, sit not down in the highest room; lest a more honourable man than thou be bidden of him;
Topical BibleAnyone Banquet Best Bidden Chief Couch Distinguished Eminent Feast Guest Haply Highest Honor Honorable Honourable Honoured Important Invited Invites Lay Lest Marriage Marriage-feasts Mayest Perhaps Recline Request Room Seat Sit Someone Table Thyself Wedding
Luke Chapter 14 Verse 8
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NT Gospels: Luke 14:8 When you are invited by anyone (Luke Lu Lk)