Matthew 9:37



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

King James Version

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;

Holman Bible

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few.

International Standard Version

Then he told his disciples, "The harvest is vast, but the workers are few.

A Conservative Version

Then he says to his disciples, The harvest truly is plentiful, but the workmen are few.

American Standard Version

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few.

Amplified

Then He said to His disciples, The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few.

An Understandable Version

Then He said to His disciples, "Certainly there is plenty to harvest but there are [too] few people to do the work."

Anderson New Testament

Then he said to his disciples: The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few.

Bible in Basic English

Then he said to his disciples, There is much grain but not enough men to get it in.

Common New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the harvest indeed is plentiful, but the labourers are few:

Darby Translation

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest is great and the workmen are few;

Godbey New Testament

Then He says to His disciples, The harvest truly is great and the laborers are few;

Goodspeed New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is abundant enough, but the reapers are few.

John Wesley New Testament

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then he said unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;

Julia Smith Translation

Then he says to his disciples, Truly the harvest much, but the laborers few.

King James 2000

Then said he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest [is] plentiful, but the workers [are] few.

Modern King James verseion

Then He said to His disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said he to his disciples, "The harvest is great, but the laborers are few:

Moffatt New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is rich, but the labourers are few;

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to his disciples. "The harvest is great, but the laborers are few;

NET Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

New Heart English Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

New simplified Bible

Jesus said to his disciples: The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few.

Noyes New Testament

Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the laborers are few.

Sawyer New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the laborers few.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, saith he unto his disciples, The harvest, indeed, is great, but, the labourers, few;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said he to his disciples, The harvest indeed is abundant, but the labourers are few;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he said to his disciples: "The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few.

Webster

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Weymouth New Testament

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is abundant, but the reapers are few;

Williams New Testament

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the reapers are scarce.

World English Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Worrell New Testament

Then He saith to His disciples, "The harvest, indeed, is abundant, but the laborers few;

Worsley New Testament

upon which He saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers few:

Youngs Literal Translation

then saith he to his disciples, 'The harvest indeed is abundant, but the workmen few;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τότε 
Tote 
then , that time , when , not tr
Usage: 105

saith he
λέγω 
Lego 
say , speak , call , tell ,
Usage: 1045

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254


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

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

θερισμός 
therismos 
Usage: 1

μέν 
men 
indeed , verily , truly , not tr ,
Usage: 63

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
many , much , great ,
Usage: 292

but
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἐργάτης 
Ergates 
Usage: 6

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Plentiful Harvest But Few Workers

36 Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. 38 "Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest."


Cross References

Luke 10:2

And He was saying to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.

Psalm 68:11

The Lord gives the command; The women who proclaim the good tidings are a great host:

Matthew 28:19

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

And He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.

Luke 24:47

and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in His name to all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

John 4:35-36

"Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest.

Acts 16:9

A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, "Come over to Macedonia and help us."

Acts 18:10

for I am with you, and no man will attack you in order to harm you, for I have many people in this city."

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.

2 Corinthians 6:1

And working together with Him, we also urge you not to receive the grace of God in vain--

Philippians 2:19-21

But I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you shortly, so that I also may be encouraged when I learn of your condition.

Colossians 4:11

and also Jesus who is called Justus; these are the only fellow workers for the kingdom of God who are from the circumcision, and they have proved to be an encouragement to me.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,

1 Timothy 5:17

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.



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