And Jesus said to them, “You are not able to make the wedding guestsa fast while the bridegroom is with them, are you? Bible
Lit. “sons of the bride-chamber”

“wedding guests.” The literal Greek is “sons of the bridechamber,” which was an idiom for the wedding guests; and in some contexts more specifically for the friends of the bridegroom who were at the wedding.

Commentary for: Luke 5:34