Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.

New American Standard Bible

"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.

King James Version

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

Holman Bible

“There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day.

International Standard Version

"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in great luxury every day.

A Conservative Version

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously daily.

American Standard Version

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day:

Amplified

There was a certain rich man who [habitually] clothed himself in purple and fine linen and reveled and feasted and made merry in splendor every day.

An Understandable Version

"Now there was a certain rich man who was dressed in purple [clothing] and soft linen [garments] and who lived every day in pleasure and luxury.

Anderson New Testament

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.

Bible in Basic English

Now there was a certain man of great wealth, who was dressed in fair clothing of purple and delicate linen, and was shining and glad every day.

Common New Testament

"There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

Daniel Mace New Testament

There was a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linnen, and pass his days in pomp and luxury.

Godbey New Testament

There was a certain rich man, and he was habitually clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day.

Goodspeed New Testament

"There was once a rich man, who used to dress in purple and fine linen, and to live in luxury every day.

John Wesley New Testament

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted splendidly every day.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day;

Julia Smith Translation

A certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, being daily splendidly gladdened:

King James 2000

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day:

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now a certain man was rich, and dressed [in] purple cloth and fine linen, feasting sumptuously every day.

Modern King James verseion

There was a certain rich man who was customarily clothed in purple and fine linen and making merry in luxury every day.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple, and fine bysse, and fared deliciously every day.

Moffatt New Testament

There was a rich man, clad in purple and fine linen, who lived sumptuously every day.

Montgomery New Testament

"Now there was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and made merry every day in splendor.

NET Bible

"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.

New Heart English Bible

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

Noyes New Testament

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.

Sawyer New Testament

There was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.

The Emphasized Bible

Now, a certain man, was rich, and he used to clothe himself with purple and fine linen, making merry day by day, brilliantly.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making splendid entertainments every day:

Twentieth Century New Testament

There was once a rich man, who dressed in purple robes and fine linen, and feasted every day in great splendor.

Webster

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

Weymouth New Testament

"There was once a rich man who habitually arrayed himself in purple and fine linen, and enjoyed a splendid banquet every day,

Williams New Testament

"Once there was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen and live in dazzling luxury every day.

World English Bible

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

Worrell New Testament

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day.

Worsley New Testament

Now there was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, living voluptuously and splendidly every day.

Youngs Literal Translation

And -- a certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, making merry sumptuously every day,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316


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

ἐνδιδύσκω 
Endidusko 
wear, clothe with
Usage: 1

in purple
πορφύρα 
Porphura 
Usage: 4

and

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

βύσσος 
Bussos 
Usage: 1

and fared
εὐφραίνω 
Euphraino 
Usage: 8

λαμπρῶς 
Lampros 
Usage: 0

κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

Context Readings

The Rich Man And Lazarus

18 Every one who puts away his wife and marries another commits adultery; and every one that marries one put away from a husband commits adultery. 19 Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day. 20 And there was a poor man, by name Lazarus, who was laid at his gateway full of sores,


Cross References

Esther 8:15

And Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal apparel of blue and white, and with a great crown of gold, and with a mantle of byssus and purple; and the city of Shushan shouted and was glad.

Ezekiel 16:49

Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters, but she did not strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

Revelation 18:16

saying, Woe, woe, the great city, which was clothed with fine linen and purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls!

Judges 8:26

And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was one thousand seven hundred shekels of gold; besides the crescents and the pendants and the purple garments worn by the kings of Mid'ian, and besides the collars that were about the necks of their camels.

Job 21:11-15

They send forth their little ones like a flock, and their children dance.

Psalm 73:3-7

For I was envious at the arrogant, seeing the prosperity of the wicked.

Ezekiel 16:13

Thus wast thou decked with gold and silver, and thy raiment was byssus, and silk, and embroidered work. Thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil; and thou becamest exceedingly beautiful, and thou didst prosper into a kingdom.

Ezekiel 27:7

Byssus with broidered work from Egypt was thy sail, to serve thee for a banner; blue and purple from the isles of Elishah was thine awning.

Amos 6:4-6

that lie upon beds of ivory, and stretch themselves upon their couches, and eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves from the midst of the stall;

Mark 15:17

And they clothe him with purple, and bind round on him a crown of thorns which they had plaited.

Mark 15:20

And when they had mocked him, they took the purple off him, and put his own clothes on him; and they lead him out that they may crucify him.

Luke 12:16-21

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

Luke 15:13

And after not many days the younger son gathering all together went away into a country a long way off, and there dissipated his property, living in debauchery.

Luke 16:1

And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and he was accused to him as wasting his goods.

Luke 18:24-25

But when Jesus saw that he became very sorrowful, he said, How difficultly shall those who have riches enter into the kingdom of God;

James 5:1-5

Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you.

Revelation 17:4

And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and had ornaments of gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and the unclean things of her fornication;

Revelation 18:7

So much as she has glorified herself and lived luxuriously, so much torment and grief give to her. Because she says in her heart, I sit a queen, and I am not a widow; and I shall in no wise see grief:

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