Matthew 25:1–13 (YLT)

1 ‘Then shall the reign of the heavens be likened to ten virgins, who, having taken their lamps, went forth to meet the bridegroom; 2and five of them were prudent, and five foolish; 3they who were foolish having taken their lamps, did not take with themselves oil; 4and the prudent took oil in their vessels, with their lamps.

5 ‘And the bridegroom tarrying, they all nodded and were sleeping, 6and in the middle of the night a cry was made, Lo, the bridegroom doth come; go ye forth to meet him.

7 ‘Then rose all those virgins, and trimmed their lamps, 8and the foolish said to the prudent, Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out; 9and the prudent answered, saying—Lest there may not be sufficient for us and you, go ye rather unto those selling, and buy for yourselves.

10 ‘And while they are going away to buy, the bridegroom came, and those ready went in with him to the marriage-feasts, and the door was shut; 11and afterwards come also do the rest of the virgins, saying, Sir, sir, open to us; 12and he answering said, Verily I say to you, I have not known you.

13 ‘Watch therefore, for ye have not known the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man doth come.