But they made light of [it], and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise:
Note 2 at Mt 22:5: We see that the real problem with those who were invited to the wedding banquet was neglect. The Greek word for "made light of" in this verse is "AMELEO," and it means "to be careless of" (Strong's Concordance). It is translated in the New Testament "be negligent" one time, "made light of" one time, "neglect" two times, and "regarded not" one time. Heb 2:3 says, "How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation."