Parallel Verses

King James 2000

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

New American Standard Bible

So He said, A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.

King James Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Holman Bible

Therefore He said: “A nobleman traveled to a far country to receive for himself authority to be king and then return.

International Standard Version

So he said, "A prince went to a distant country to be appointed king and then to return.

A Conservative Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

American Standard Version

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Amplified

So He said, “A nobleman went to a distant country to obtain for himself a kingdom, and [then] to return.

An Understandable Version

So, He said, "A certain distinguished gentleman went to a distant country to receive a royal appointment [i.e., as king over a territory] and then return. [Note: This is the only parable of Jesus' that correlates with a known incident; that of Herod's son Archelaus going to Rome to receive from Caesar Augustus an appointment to rule over Judea, Samaria and Idumaea in

Anderson New Testament

He said, there fore: A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Bible in Basic English

So he said, A certain man of high birth went into a far-away country to get a kingdom for himself, and to come back.

Common New Testament

Therefore he said: "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a nobleman, said he, was going to travel to a foreign country, in order to have his kingdom confirm'd to him at his return.

Darby Translation

He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.

Godbey New Testament

Then He said, A certain nobleman went to a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and return.

Goodspeed New Testament

So he said, "A nobleman once went to a distant country to secure his appointment to a kingdom and then return.

John Wesley New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Julia Smith Translation

Then he said, A certain honourable man went into a country far off to take unto himself a kingdom, and to return.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore he said, "A certain nobleman traveled to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore He said, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive a kingdom for himself, and to return.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He said therefore, "A certain noble man went into a far country, to receive him a kingdom, and then to come again.

Moffatt New Testament

"A nobleman," he said, "went abroad to obtain royal power for himself and then return.

Montgomery New Testament

So he said: "A certain nobleman went abroad to receive for himself royal power and to return.

NET Bible

Therefore he said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return.

New Heart English Bible

He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Noyes New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Sawyer New Testament

He said, therefore, A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and to return.

The Emphasized Bible

He said, therefore - A certain man, of noble birth, went into a country far away, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He said therefore, A certain man of noble family went into a distant region, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He said: "A nobleman once went to a distant country to receive his appointment to a Kingdom and then return.

Webster

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Weymouth New Testament

So He said to them, "A man of noble family travelled to a distant country to obtain the rank of king, and to return.

Williams New Testament

So He said: "Once upon a time a man of noble birth went off to a distant country to get for himself a kingdom and then return.

World English Bible

He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Worrell New Testament

He said, therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Worsley New Testament

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a distant country to receive the investiture of a kingdom and then to return.

Youngs Literal Translation

He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

εὐγένης 
Eugenes 
Usage: 2

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

a far
μακρός 
Makros 
Usage: 0

χώρα 
Chora 
Usage: 20

to receive
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

and

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

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Minas

11 And as they heard these things, he proceeded to tell a parable, because he was near to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear. 12 He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. 13 And he called his ten servants, and delivered to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.


Cross References

Matthew 25:14-30

For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

Matthew 21:38

But when the tenants saw the son, they said among themselves, This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and let us seize his inheritance.

Matthew 28:18

And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

Mark 12:1

And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a place for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country.

Mark 13:34-37

For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper to watch.

Mark 16:19

So then after the Lord had spoken unto them, he was received up into heaven, and sat on the right hand of God.

Luke 19:12-27

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Luke 20:9

Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it out to tenants, and went into a far country for a long time.

Luke 24:51

And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.

John 18:37

Pilate therefore said unto him, Are you a king then? Jesus answered, You say that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth hears my voice.

Acts 1:9-11

And when he had spoken these things, while they beheld, he was taken up; and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Acts 17:31

Because he has appointed a day, in which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he has ordained; and of this he has given assurance unto all men, in that he has raised him from the dead.

1 Corinthians 15:25

For he must reign, till he has put all enemies under his feet.

Ephesians 1:20-23

Which he performed in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places,

Philippians 2:9-11

Therefore God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:

Hebrews 9:28

So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.

1 Peter 3:22

Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.

Revelation 1:7

Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they also who pierced him: and all tribes of the earth shall wail because of him. Even so, Amen.

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