Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

“Now there was a certain rich man who was habitually dressed in expensive purple and fine linen, and celebrated and lived joyously 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.

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.

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 someone else commits adultery, and the one who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery. 19 "There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. 20 But at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus whose body was covered with sores,


Cross References

Esther 8:15

Now Mordecai went out from the king's presence in purple and white royal attire, with a large golden crown and a purple linen mantle. The city of Susa shouted with joy.

Ezekiel 16:49

"'See here -- this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters had majesty, abundance of food, and enjoyed carefree ease, but they did not help the poor and needy.

Revelation 18:16

saying, "Woe, woe, O great city -- dressed in fine linen, purple and scarlet clothing, and adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls --

Judges 8:26

The total weight of the gold earrings he requested came to seventeen hundred gold shekels. This was in addition to the crescent-shaped ornaments, jewelry, purple clothing worn by the Midianite kings, and the necklaces on the camels.

Job 21:11-15

They allow their children to run like a flock; their little ones dance about.

Psalm 73:3-7

For I envied those who are proud, as I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Ezekiel 16:13

You were adorned with gold and silver, while your clothing was of fine linen, silk, and embroidery. You ate the finest flour, honey, and olive oil. You became extremely beautiful and attained the position of royalty.

Ezekiel 27:7

Fine linen from Egypt, woven with patterns, was used for your sail to serve as your banner; blue and purple from the coastlands of Elishah was used for your deck's awning.

Amos 6:4-6

They lie around on beds decorated with ivory, and sprawl out on their couches. They eat lambs from the flock, and calves from the middle of the pen.

Mark 15:17

They put a purple cloak on him and after braiding a crown of thorns, they put it on him.

Mark 15:20

When they had finished mocking him, they stripped him of the purple cloak and put his own clothes back on him. Then they led him away to crucify him.

Luke 12:16-21

He then told them a parable: "The land of a certain rich man produced an abundant crop,

Luke 15:13

After a few days, the younger son gathered together all he had and left on a journey to a distant country, and there he squandered his wealth with a wild lifestyle.

Luke 16:1

Jesus also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who was informed of accusations that his manager was wasting his assets.

Luke 18:24-25

When Jesus noticed this, he said, "How hard it is for the rich to enter the kingdom of God!

James 5:1-5

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

Revelation 17:4

Now the woman was dressed in purple and scarlet clothing, and adorned with gold, precious stones, and pearls. She held in her hand a golden cup filled with detestable things and unclean things from her sexual immorality.

Revelation 18:7

As much as she exalted herself and lived in sensual luxury, to this extent give her torment and grief because she said to herself, 'I rule as queen and am no widow; I will never experience grief!'

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