Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 “Everyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery, and everyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. 19 “There was a rich man who would dress in purple and fine linen, feasting lavishly every day. 20 But a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores, was left at his gate.


Cross References

Esther 8:15

Mordecai went from the king’s presence clothed in royal purple and white, with a great gold crown and a purple robe of fine linen. The city of Susa shouted and rejoiced,

Ezekiel 16:49

Now this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, plenty of food, and comfortable security, but didn’t support the poor and needy.

Revelation 18:16

saying:Woe, woe, the great city,
dressed in fine linen, purple, and scarlet,
adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls,

Judges 8:26

The weight of the gold earrings he requested was about 43 pounds of gold, in addition to the crescent ornaments and ear pendants, the purple garments on the kings of Midian, and the chains on the necks of their camels.

Job 21:11-15

They let their little ones run around like lambs;
their children skip about,

Psalm 73:3-7

For I envied the arrogant;
I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Ezekiel 16:13

So you were adorned with gold and silver, and your clothing was made of fine linen, silk, and embroidered cloth. You ate fine flour, honey, and oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained royalty.

Ezekiel 27:7

Your sail was made of
fine embroidered linen from Egypt,
and served as your banner.
Your awning was of blue and purple fabric
from the coasts of Elishah.

Amos 6:4-6

They lie on beds inlaid with ivory,
sprawled out on their couches,
and dine on lambs from the flock
and calves from the stall.

Mark 15:17

They dressed Him in a purple robe, twisted together a crown of thorns, and put it on Him.

Mark 15:20

When they had mocked Him, they stripped Him of the purple robe, put His clothes on Him, and led Him out to crucify Him.

Luke 12:16-21

Then He told them a parable:“A rich man’s land was very productive.

Luke 15:13

Not many days later, the younger son gathered together all he had and traveled to a distant country, where he squandered his estate in foolish living.

Luke 16:1

He also said to the disciples: “There was a rich man who received an accusation that his manager was squandering his possessions.

Luke 18:24-25

Seeing that he became sad, Jesus said, “How hard it is for those who have wealth to enter the kingdom of God!

James 5:1-5

Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you.

Revelation 17:4

The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She had a gold cup in her hand filled with everything vile and with the impurities of her prostitution.

Revelation 18:7

As much as she glorified herself and lived luxuriously,
give her that much torment and grief,
for she says in her heart,
“I sit as a queen;
I am not a widow,
and I will never see grief.”

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