Parallel Verses

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;

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.

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:

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;

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 to his vine dresser, Behold, I have come three years seeking fruit on this fig tree and find none; cut it down; why should it make the ground unproductive? 8  And he answered and said to him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I dig about it, and put on manure; 9 and if it bears fruit, well; but if not, at a future time you shall cut it down.


Cross References

Romans 10:1

Brothers, the earnest desire and prayer of my heart for Israel is for their salvation.

Romans 11:14

if perhaps I may excite my flesh [race] to emulation and save some of them.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow in respect to his promise, as some men account slowness, but is long-suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to a change of mind.

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