Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

And he answering saith unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:

New American Standard Bible

And he answered and said to him, ‘Let it alone, sir, for this year too, until I dig around it and put in fertilizer;

King James Version

And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:

Holman Bible

“But he replied to him, ‘Sir, leave it this year also, until I dig around it and fertilize it.

International Standard Version

But the gardener replied, "Sir, leave it alone for one more year, until I dig around it and fertilize it.

A Conservative Version

And having answered, he says to him, Sir, allow it this year also until I may dig around it and cast manure.

Amplified

But he replied to him, ‘Let it alone, sir, [just] one more year until I dig around it and put in fertilizer;

An Understandable Version

And the orchard worker answered him, "Leave it alone for [just] this year, sir, until I cultivate it and fertilize it.

Anderson New Testament

But he answered and said to him, Sir, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and throw in manure;

Bible in Basic English

And he said, Lord, let it be for this year, and I will have the earth turned up round it, and put animal waste on it, to make it fertile:

Common New Testament

And he answered him, 'Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and fertilize it.

Daniel Mace New Testament

to which he made answer, sir, let it alone one year longer, till I shall dig about it, and dung it.

Darby Translation

But he answering says to him, Sir, let it alone for this year also, until I shall dig about it and put dung,

Godbey New Testament

And responding he says to him, Lord, let it alone also this year, until I shall dig about it, and cast manures:

Goodspeed New Testament

He answered, 'Let it stand this one year more, sir, till I dig around it and manure it;

John Wesley New Testament

And he answering said to him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it and dung it.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having answered says to him, Lord, let it go also this year, till I shall dig round it, and cast dung:

King James 2000

And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and fertilize it:

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he answered [and] said to him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put manure on [it].

Modern King James verseion

And answering, he said to him, Lord, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and throw manure.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he answered and said unto him, 'Lord let it alone this year also, till I dig round about it, and dung it,

Moffatt New Testament

But the man replied, 'Leave it for this year, sir, till I dig round about it and put in manure.

Montgomery New Testament

"But the gardener answered him. 'Lord, let it alone this year also, till I have dug around it, and fertilized it.

NET Bible

But the worker answered him, 'Sir, leave it alone this year too, until I dig around it and put fertilizer on it.

New Heart English Bible

He answered, 'Lord, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it, and fertilize it.

Noyes New Testament

And he answering saith to him, Lord, let it alone this year also; till I shall dig about it, and dung it;

Sawyer New Testament

And he answered and said to him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I dig about it, and put on manure;

The Emphasized Bible

And, he, answering, saith unto him - Sir! let it alone this year also, until such time as I dig about it, and throw in manure, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He answering said to him, Sir, let it e'en remain this year, until that I dig around it, and spread some manure:

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Leave it this one year more, Sir,' the man answered, 'till I have dug round it and manured it.

Webster

And he answering, said to him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it:

Weymouth New Testament

"But the gardener pleaded, "'Leave it, Sir, this year also, till I have dug round it and manured it.

Williams New Testament

But he answered, 'Leave it, sir, just one more year, till I dig around it and manure it.

World English Bible

He answered, 'Lord, leave it alone this year also, until I dig around it, and fertilize it.

Worrell New Testament

But he, answering, says to him, 'Lord, leave it this year also, until I dig about it, and cast in fertilizers.

Worsley New Testament

And he said to him, Sir, let it alone this year also, till I dig about it, and lay dung to it:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And he answering saith to him, Sir, suffer it also this year, till that I may dig about it, and cast in dung;

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

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

let
ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

it



Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀφίημι 
Aphiemi 
Usage: 57

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

ἔτος 
Etos 
Usage: 43


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

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

σκάπτω 
Skapto 
dig
Usage: 0

περί 
Peri 
Usage: 254

and

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

κοπρία 
Kopria 
Usage: 0

References

American

Easton

Images Luke 13:8

Prayers for Luke 13:8

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Barren Fig Tree

7 And he said unto the vinedresser, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why doth it also cumber the ground? 8 And he answering saith unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: 9 and if it bear fruit thenceforth, well ; but if not, thou shalt cut it down.


Cross References

Exodus 32:11-13

And Moses besought Jehovah his God, and said, Jehovah, why doth thy wrath wax hot against thy people, that thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand?

Exodus 32:30-32

And it came to pass on the morrow, that Moses said unto the people, Ye have sinned a great sin: and now I will go up unto Jehovah; peradventure I shall make atonement for your sin.

Exodus 34:9

And he said, If now I have found favor in thy sight, O Lord, let the Lord, I pray thee, go in the midst of us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.

Numbers 14:11-20

And Jehovah said unto Moses, How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have wrought among them?

Joshua 7:7-9

And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord Jehovah, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over the Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to cause us to perish? would that we had been content and dwelt beyond the Jordan!

Psalm 106:23

Therefore he said that he would destroy them, Had not Moses his chosen stood before him in the breach, To turn away his wrath, lest he should destroy them .

Jeremiah 14:7-9

Though our iniquities testify against us, work thou for thy name's sake, O Jehovah; for our backslidings are many; we have sinned against thee.

Jeremiah 14:13-18

Then said I, Ah, Lord Jehovah! behold, the prophets say unto them, Ye shall not see the sword, neither shall ye have famine; but I will give you assured peace in this place.

Jeremiah 15:1

Then said Jehovah unto me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind would not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.

Jeremiah 18:20

Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember how I stood before thee to speak good for them, to turn away thy wrath from them.

Joel 2:17

Let the priests, the ministers of Jehovah, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare thy people, O Jehovah, and give not thy heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?

Romans 10:1

Brethren, my heart's desire and my supplication to God is for them, that they may be saved.

Romans 11:14

if by any means I may provoke to jealousy them that are my flesh, and may save some of them.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some count slackness; but is longsuffering to you-ward, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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