Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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.

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 He said to them, "Beware! Keep yourselves from covetousness, for a man's life doesn't consist of the abundance of the things which he possesses." 16 He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly. 17 He reasoned within himself, saying, 'What will I do, because I don't have room to store my crops?'


Cross References

Genesis 26:12-14

Isaac sowed in that land, and reaped in the same year one hundred times what he planted. Yahweh blessed him.

Genesis 41:47-49

In the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth abundantly.

Job 12:6

The tents of robbers prosper. Those who provoke God are secure, who carry their God in their hands.

Psalm 73:3

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Psalm 73:12

Behold, these are the wicked. Being always at ease, they increase in riches.

Hosea 2:8

For she did not know that I gave her the grain, the new wine, and the oil, and multiplied to her silver and gold, which they used for Baal.

Matthew 5:45

that you may be children of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the just and the unjust.

Acts 14:17

Yet he didn't leave himself without witness, in that he did good and gave you rains from the sky and fruitful seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness."

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