Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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:

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.

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


Usage: 0

λέγω 
Lego 
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 And he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, because not [even] when someone has an abundance {does} his life [consist] of his possessions." 16 And he told a parable to them, saying, "The land of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. 17 And he reasoned to himself, saying, 'What should I do? For I do not have anywhere I can gather in my crops.'


Cross References

Genesis 26:12-14

And Isaac sowed in that land and reaped in that [same] year a hundredfold, and Yahweh blessed him.

Genesis 41:47-49

And the land produced a plenty in the seven years of abundance.

Job 12:6

[The] tents of [the] destroyers are at peace, and [there is] security for those who provoke God, [for those] whom God brings into his hand.

Psalm 73:3

because I envied the boastful [when] I saw [the] well-being of [the] wicked.

Psalm 73:12

See, these [are the] wicked, and they increase wealth, ever carefree.

Hosea 2:8

But she did not know that [it was] I who gave her grain, new wine, and oil, and who gave her silver in abundance, and gold which they made into a Baal.

Matthew 5:45

in order that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven, because he causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and he sends rain on the just and the unjust.

Acts 14:17

And yet he did not leave himself without witness [by] doing good, giving you rain from heaven and fruitful seasons, satisfying [you] with food and your hearts with gladness."

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