Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

King James 2000

He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for 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 Their attention being raised by this, Jesus pursued his discourse with a parable, occasion'd by their thinking, that, because he was advanc'd so nigh to Jerusalem, the kingdom of God would immediately commence. 12 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. 13 and he called ten of his servants, to whom he deliver'd ten pounds: improve that, said he, till I return.


Cross References

Matthew 25:14-30

So it was when a man was going to travel into a foreign country, he called his servants, and delivered to them his stock:

Matthew 21:38

but when the tenants saw the son, they said among themselves, this is the heir, come, let us kill him, and then seize on his inheritance.

Matthew 28:18

and Jesus came, and said to them, all power has been given me in heaven and in earth.

Mark 12:1

Then Jesus address'd himself to them in this parabolical manner. a certain person planted a vineyard, made a fence about it, clear'd the way for a wine-press, built a tower, and committed it to the care of vine-dressers, while he was travelling abroad.

Mark 13:34-37

when a man travels into foreign parts, he leaves his goods in charge to his servants, he appoints to every one his task, and orders the porter to be vigilant,

Mark 16:19

Now after the Lord had convers'd with them, he was assum'd up to heaven, where he sat on the right hand of God.

Luke 19:12-27

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.

Luke 20:9

Then he propos'd this parable to the people, a man planted a vineyard, let it out to husbandmen, and then went a travelling for some time.

Luke 24:51

and while he was blessing them, he was taken from them, and carried up into heaven.

John 18:37

upon this Pilate said to him, you are then a king? Jesus answered, you say right, for I am a king. to this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, to persuade mankind of the truth. every one that loves truth is observant of my directions.

Acts 1:9-11

After this discourse, while they beheld, he was taken up, and a cloud received him out of their sight.

Acts 17:31

because he has fix'd the day, when he will judge in equity, by that man, whom he has appointed thereto: of which he has given full proof to all the world, by having raised him from the dead."

1 Corinthians 15:25

for he must reign, "till God has cast all his enemies under his feet."

Ephesians 1:20-23

which he exerted in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at the head of his heavenly kingdom,

Philippians 2:9-11

wherefore God has highly exalted and given him a name, which is above every name;

Hebrews 9:28

so Christ being once offered up to take away the sins of many; he shall appear the second time, without making any further expiation to save those who expect him.

1 Peter 3:22

who being ascended into heaven, is seated at the right hand of God, where angels, dominations, and potentates have been subjected to him.

Revelation 1:7

See! he is coming on the clouds; and every eye shall see him, even they who pierced him: then all the tribes of the earth will smite their breasts at the sight: even so it will be.

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