Luke 19:12



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So He said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.

King James Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Holman Bible

Therefore He said: "A nobleman traveled to a far country to receive for himself authority to be king and then return.

International Standard Version

So he said, "A prince went to a distant country to be appointed king and then to return.

A Conservative Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

American Standard Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Amplified

He therefore said, A certain nobleman went into a distant country to obtain for himself a kingdom and then to return.

An Understandable Version

So, He said, "A certain distinguished gentleman went to a distant country to receive a royal appointment [i.e., as king over a territory] and then return. [Note: This is the only parable of Jesus' that correlates with a known incident; that of Herod's son Archelaus going to Rome to receive from Caesar Augustus an appointment to rule over Judea, Samaria and Idumaea in

Anderson New Testament

He said, there fore: A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Bible in Basic English

So he said, A certain man of high birth went into a far-away country to get a kingdom for himself, and to come back.

Common New Testament

Therefore he said: "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a nobleman, said he, was going to travel to a foreign country, in order to have his kingdom confirm'd to him at his return.

Darby Translation

He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.

Godbey New Testament

Then He said, A certain nobleman went to a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and return.

Goodspeed New Testament

So he said, "A nobleman once went to a distant country to secure his appointment to a kingdom and then return.

John Wesley New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Julia Smith Translation

Then he said, A certain honourable man went into a country far off to take unto himself a kingdom, and to return.

King James 2000

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore he said, "A certain nobleman traveled to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore He said, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive a kingdom for himself, and to return.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He said therefore, "A certain noble man went into a far country, to receive him a kingdom, and then to come again.

Moffatt New Testament

"A nobleman," he said, "went abroad to obtain royal power for himself and then return.

Montgomery New Testament

So he said: "A certain nobleman went abroad to receive for himself royal power and to return.

NET Bible

Therefore he said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

New Heart English Bible

He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

New simplified Bible

He said: A nobleman traveled to a country far away to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Noyes New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Sawyer New Testament

He said, therefore, A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and to return.

The Emphasized Bible

He said, therefore - A certain man, of noble birth, went into a country far away, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He said therefore, A certain man of noble family went into a distant region, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He said: "A nobleman once went to a distant country to receive his appointment to a Kingdom and then return.

Webster

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Weymouth New Testament

So He said to them, "A man of noble family travelled to a distant country to obtain the rank of king, and to return.

Williams New Testament

So He said: "Once upon a time a man of noble birth went off to a distant country to get for himself a kingdom and then return.

World English Bible

He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Worrell New Testament

He said, therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Worsley New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive the investiture of a kingdom and then to return.

Youngs Literal Translation

He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore , then , so , and , now , wherefore , but , not tr ,
Usage: 417

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

εὐγένης 
Eugenes 
Usage: 2

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go , depart , walk , go way ,
Usage: 101

εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267

a far
μακρός 
Makros 
Usage: 0

χώρα 
Chora 
Usage: 20

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive , take , have , catch , not tr ,
Usage: 178

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Minas

11 While they were listening to these things, Jesus went on to tell a parable, because He was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately. 12 So He said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return. 13 "And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business with this until I come back.'


Cross References

Matthew 25:14-30

"For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.

Matthew 21:38

"But when the vine-growers saw the son, they said among themselves, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.'

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

Mark 12:1

And He began to speak to them in parables: "A man PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

Mark 13:34-37

"It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.

Mark 16:19

So then, when the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 19:12-27

So He said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.

Luke 20:9

And He began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard and rented it out to vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long time.

Luke 24:51

While He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into heaven.

John 18:37

Therefore Pilate said to Him, "So You are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say correctly that I am a king For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice."

Acts 1:9-11

And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight.

Acts 17:31

because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead."

1 Corinthians 15:25

For He must reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet.

Ephesians 1:20-23

which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,

Philippians 2:9-11

For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ also, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.

Revelation 1:7

BEHOLD, HE IS COMING WITH THE CLOUDS, and every eye will see Him, even those who pierced Him; and all the tribes of the earth will mourn over Him. So it is to be. Amen.



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