Mark 12:1



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New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Holman Bible

Then He began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug out a pit for a winepress, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went away.

International Standard Version

Then Jesus began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a pit for the wine press, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went abroad.

A Conservative Version

And he began to speak to them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set up a hedge, and dug a winevat, and built a tower, and leased it to farmers, and went on a journey.

American Standard Version

And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.

Amplified

And [Jesus] started to speak to them in parables [with comparisons and illustrations]. A man planted a vineyard and put a hedge around it and dug a pit for the winepress and built a tower and let it out [for rent] to vinedressers and went into another country.

An Understandable Version

Jesus began speaking to them [i.e., to the leading priests and experts in the law of Moses (See 11:

Anderson New Testament

And ho began to speak to them in parables: A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and digged a wine-press, and built a tower, and let it out to vine-dressers, and went into another country.

Bible in Basic English

And he gave them teaching in the form of stories. A man had a vine-garden planted, and put a wall about it, and made a place for crushing out the wine, and put up a tower, and let it out to field-workers, and went into another country.

Common New Testament

Then he began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard and set a hedge around it, dug a place for the wine vat and built a tower. And he leased it to vine dressers and went into a far country.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then Jesus address'd himself to them in this parabolical manner. a certain person planted a vineyard, made a fence about it, clear'd the way for a wine-press, built a tower, and committed it to the care of vine-dressers, while he was travelling abroad.

Darby Translation

And he began to say to them in parables, A man planted a vineyard, and made a fence round it and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country.

Godbey New Testament

And He began to speak to them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and placed a hedge round it, and dug a wine-trough; and built a tower, and he gave it out to husbandmen, and went away.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then he began to speak to them in figures. "A man once planted a vineyard and fenced it in and hewed out a wine-vat and built a watch tower, and he leased it to tenants and left the neighborhood.

John Wesley New Testament

And he said to them in parables, A man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a wine-fat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard and set a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went far away.

Julia Smith Translation

And be began to speak to them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and put a fence round, and digged a winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

King James 2000

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a place for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard, and put a fence [around it], and dug a trough for the winepress, and built a watchtower, and leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey.

Modern King James verseion

And He began to speak to them by parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a fence about it, and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and he let it out to vinedressers, and went away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he began to speak unto them in similitudes. "A certain man planted a vineyard, and compassed it with a hedge, and ordained a winepress, and built a tower in it, and let it out to hire unto husbandmen, and went into a strange country.

Moffatt New Testament

Then he proceeded to address them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard, fenced it round, dug a trough for the winepress, and built a tower; then he leased it to vinedressers and went abroad.

Montgomery New Testament

Presently Jesus began to speak to them in parables. "There was once a man," he said, "who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a pit for the wine-press, built a tower, rented it to tenants, and went abroad.

NET Bible

Then he began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard. He put a fence around it, dug a pit for its winepress, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenant farmers and went on a journey.

New Heart English Bible

He began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a pit for the winepress, built a tower, rented it out to a farmer, and went on a journey.

New simplified Bible

He taught them with illustrations: A man had a vineyard planted. He built a wall around it. He prepared a place for crushing out the wine and put up a tower. Then he rented it out to field workers, and went into another country.

Noyes New Testament

And he began to speak to them in parables: A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a winevat, and built a tower; and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

Sawyer New Testament

And he said to them, in parables, A man planted a vineyard and made a hedge about it, and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

The Emphasized Bible

And he began to be speaking unto them, in parables, - A man planted, a vineyard, and put round it a wall, and digged a wine-vat, and built a tower, - and let it out to husbandmen; and left home.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

AND he began to speak to them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge around it, and digged a wine-press, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And Jesus began to speak to them in parables: "A man once planted a vineyard, put a fence round it, dug a wine-press, built a tower, and then let it out to tenants and went abroad.

Webster

And he began to speak to them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a place for the wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

Weymouth New Testament

Then He began to speak to them in figurative language. "There was once a man," He said, "who planted a vineyard, fenced it round, dug a pit for the wine-tank, and built a strong lodge. Then he let the place to vine-dressers and went abroad.

Williams New Testament

Then He began to speak to them in stories. "A man once planted a vineyard and fenced it in and hewed out a wine-vat and built a watchtower; then he rented it to tenant farmers, and went abroad.

World English Bible

He began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a pit for the winepress, built a tower, rented it out to a farmer, and went into another country.

Worrell New Testament

And He began to speak to them in parables, "A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.

Worsley New Testament

And He began to speak unto them in parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and made a fence about it, and digged a place for the wine-fat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and travelled abroad.

Youngs Literal Translation

And he began to speak to them in similes: 'A man planted a vineyard, and put a hedge around, and digged an under-wine-vat, and built a tower, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad;

Interlinear

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And

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

he began
ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

to speak
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

by
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

φυτεύω 
Phuteuo 
Usage: 4

ἀμπελών 
ampelon 
Usage: 2

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and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
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set
περιτίθημι 
Peritithemi 
Usage: 6

φραγμός 
Phragmos 
Usage: 1

it, and

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

ὀρύσσω 
Orusso 
dig
Usage: 0

a place for the winefat
ὑπολήνιον 
Hupolenion 
Usage: 0

οἰκοδομέω 
Oikodomeo 
build , edify , builder , build up , be in building , embolden
Usage: 22

a tower
πύργος 
Purgos 
Usage: 0

let
ἐκδίδωμι 
Ekdidomi 
Usage: 1

it

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

out
ἐκδίδωμι 
Ekdidomi 
Usage: 1

γεωργός 
Georgos 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Tenant Farmers In The Vineyard

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. 2 "At the harvest time he sent a slave to the vine-growers, in order to receive some of the produce of the vineyard from the vine-growers.


Cross References

Song of Songs 8:11-12

"Solomon had a vineyard at Baal-hamon; He entrusted the vineyard to caretakers Each one was to bring a thousand shekels of silver for its fruit.

Isaiah 5:1-4

Let me sing now for my well-beloved A song of my beloved concerning His vineyard. My well-beloved had a vineyard on a fertile hill.

Matthew 25:14

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

Mark 4:2

And He was teaching them many things in parables, and was saying to them in His teaching,

Mark 4:11-13

And He was saying to them, "To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but those who are outside get everything in parables,

Mark 4:33-34

With many such parables He was speaking the word to them, so far as they were able to hear it;

Mark 13:34

"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.

Nehemiah 9:13-14

"Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 78:68-69

But chose the tribe of Judah, Mount Zion which He loved.

Psalm 80:8-16

You removed a vine from Egypt; You drove out the nations and planted it.

Psalm 147:19-20

He declares His words to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.

Isaiah 7:23

And it will come about in that day, that every place where there used to be a thousand vines, valued at a thousand shekels of silver, will become briars and thorns.

Jeremiah 2:21

"Yet I planted you a choice vine, A completely faithful seed How then have you turned yourself before Me Into the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine?

Ezekiel 20:11-12

"I gave them My statutes and informed them of My ordinances, by which, if a man observes them, he will live.

Ezekiel 20:18-20

"I said to their children in the wilderness, 'Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers or keep their ordinances or defile yourselves with their idols.

Ezekiel 20:49

Then I said, "Ah Lord GOD! They are saying of me, 'Is he not just speaking parables?'"

Matthew 13:10-15

And the disciples came and said to Him, "Why do You speak to them in parables?"

Matthew 13:34-35

All these things Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, and He did not speak to them without a parable.

Matthew 21:28-14

"But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go work today in the vineyard.'

Mark 12:1-12

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.

Luke 8:10

And He said, "To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest it is in parables, so that SEEING THEY MAY NOT SEE, AND HEARING THEY MAY NOT UNDERSTAND.

Luke 13:6-9

And He began telling this parable: "A man had a fig tree which had been planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it and did not find any.

Luke 15:13

"And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together and went on a journey into a distant country, and there he squandered his estate with loose living.

Luke 19:12

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

Luke 20:9-19

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 22:9

They said to Him, "Where do You want us to prepare it?"

John 15:1-8

"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.

Acts 7:38

"This is the one who was in the congregation in the wilderness together with the angel who was speaking to him on Mount Sinai, and who was with our fathers; and he received living oracles to pass on to you.

Acts 7:46-47

"David found favor in God's sight, and asked that he might find a dwelling place for the God of Jacob.

Romans 3:1-2

Then what advantage has the Jew? Or what is the benefit of circumcision?

Romans 9:4-5

who are Israelites, to whom belongs the adoption as sons, and the glory and the covenants and the giving of the Law and the temple service and the promises,

Romans 11:17-24

But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, being a wild olive, were grafted in among them and became partaker with them of the rich root of the olive tree,



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