Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive.

King James Version

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Holman Bible

Then He told them a parable: "A rich man's land was very productive.

International Standard Version

Then he told them a parable. He said, "The land of a certain rich man produced good crops.

A Conservative Version

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth well.

American Standard Version

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Amplified

Then He told them a parable, saying, The land of a rich man was fertile and yielded plentifully.

An Understandable Version

And He told them a parable [i.e., a brief story to illustrate His teaching], saying, "The land of a certain rich man produced a bumper crop,

Anderson New Testament

And he spoke a parable to them, saying: The farm of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully.

Bible in Basic English

And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:

Common New Testament

And he told them a parable, saying: "The ground of a certain rich man yielded plentifully.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to which purpose he propos'd to them this parable: a rich man had some land that was very fruitful.

Darby Translation

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

Godbey New Testament

He spake a parable to them, saying, The farm of a certain rich man was very productive:

Goodspeed New Testament

And he told them this story: "A certain rich man's lands yielded heavily.

John Wesley New Testament

And he spake a parable to them,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully;

Julia Smith Translation

And he spake a parable to them, saying, The farm of a certain rich man bore well:

King James 2000

And he spoke a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Lexham Expanded Bible

And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest.

Modern King James verseion

And He spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he put forth a similitude unto them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth fruits plenteously,

Moffatt New Testament

And he told them a parable. "A rich man's estate bore heavy crops.

Montgomery New Testament

Then he spoke to them in a parable. "The ground of a certain rich man bore heavy crops.

NET Bible

He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,

New Heart English Bible

He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

New simplified Bible

He spoke an illustration to them: The land of a rich man produced well.

Noyes New Testament

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully.

Sawyer New Testament

And he told them a parable, saying, The farm of a certain rich man produced abundantly;

The Emphasized Bible

And he spake a parable unto them, saying - A certain rich man's estate, bare well.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The estate of a certain rich man bore plentifully:

Twentieth Century New Testament

Then Jesus told them this parable-- "There was once a rich man whose land was very fertile;

Webster

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Weymouth New Testament

And He spoke a parable to them. "A certain rich man's lands," He said, "yielded abundant crops,

Williams New Testament

Then He told them a story, as follows: "A certain rich man's lands yielded bountifully.

World English Bible

He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

Worrell New Testament

And He spake a parable to them, saying, "A certain rich man's field yielded bountifully;

Worsley New Testament

And He spake a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Youngs Literal Translation

And he spake a simile unto them, saying, 'Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

he spake
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

παραβολή 
Parabole 
Usage: 38

πρός 
Pros 
unto , to , with , for , against , among , at , not tr , , vr to
Usage: 412


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

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

χώρα 
Chora 
Usage: 20

of a certain
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

References

American

Fausets

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Rich Landowner Who Was A Fool

15 Then He said to them, "Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions." 16 And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive. 17 "And he began reasoning to himself, saying, 'What shall I do, since I have no place to store my crops?'


Cross References

Genesis 26:12-14

Now Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in the same year a hundredfold. And the LORD blessed him,

Genesis 41:47-49

During the seven years of plenty the land brought forth abundantly.

Job 12:6

"The tents of the destroyers prosper, And those who provoke God are secure, Whom God brings into their power.

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the wicked; And always at ease, they have increased in wealth.

Hosea 2:8

"For she does not know that it was I who gave her the grain, the new wine and the oil, And lavished on her silver and gold, Which they used for Baal.

Matthew 5:45

so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.

Acts 14:17

and yet He did not leave Himself without witness, in that He did good and gave you rains from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying your hearts with food and gladness."



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