Luke 14:18–20

18 But they all alike began to make excuses. The first one said to him, ‘I have bought a 1piece of land and I need to go out and look at it; 2please consider me excused.’

19 Another one said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; 1please consider me excused.’

20 Another one said, ‘aI have married a wife, and for that reason I cannot come.’

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