Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 As they were listening to His words, He went on to teach them by a parable, because He was near to Jerusalem and they supposed that the Kingdom of God was going to appear immediately. 12 So He said to them, "A man of noble family travelled to a distant country to obtain the rank of king, and to return. 13 And he called ten of his servants and gave each of them a pound, instructing them to trade with the money during his absence.


Cross References

Matthew 25:14-30

"Why, it is like a man who, when going on his travels, called his bondservants and entrusted his property to their care.

Matthew 21:38

"But the vine-dressers, when they saw the son, said to one another, "'Here is the heir: come, let us kill him and get his inheritance.'

Matthew 28:18

Jesus however came near and said to them, "All power in Heaven and over the earth has been given to me.

Mark 12:1

Then He began to speak to them in figurative language. "There was once a man," He said, "who planted a vineyard, fenced it round, dug a pit for the wine-tank, and built a strong lodge. Then he let the place to vine-dressers and went abroad.

Mark 13:34-37

It is like a man living abroad who has left his house, and given the management to his servants--to each one his special duty--and has ordered the porter to keep awake.

Mark 16:19

So the Lord Jesus after having thus spoken to them was taken up into Heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.

Luke 19:12-27

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

Luke 20:9

Then He proceeded to speak a parable to the people. "There was a man," He said, "who planted a vineyard, let it out to vine-dressers, and went abroad for a considerable time.

Luke 24:51

And while He was blessing them, He parted from them and was carried up into Heaven.

John 18:37

"So then *you* are a king!" rejoined Pilate. "Yes," said Jesus, "you say truly that I am a king. For this purpose I was born, and for this purpose I have come into the world--to give testimony for the truth. Every one who is a friend of the truth listens to my voice."

Acts 1:9-11

When He had said this, and while they were looking at Him, He was carried up, and a cloud closing beneath Him hid Him from their sight.

Acts 17:31

seeing that He has appointed a day on which, before long, He will judge the world in righteousness, through the instrumentality of a man whom He has pre-destined to this work, and has made the fact certain to every one by raising Him from the dead."

1 Corinthians 15:25

For He must continue King until He shall have put all His enemies under His feet.

Ephesians 1:20-23

when He displayed it in Christ by raising Him from the dead and seating Him at His own right hand in the heavenly realms,

Philippians 2:9-11

It is in consequence of this that God has also so highly exalted Him, and has conferred on Him the Name which is supreme above every other,

Hebrews 9:28

so the Christ also, having been once offered in sacrifice in order that He might bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, separated from sin, to those who are eagerly expecting Him, to make their salvation complete.

1 Peter 3:22

who is at God's right hand, having gone into Heaven, angels and authorities and powers having been made subject to Him.

Revelation 1:7

He is coming in the clouds, and every eye will see Him, and so will those who pierced Him; and all the nations of the earth will gaze on Him and mourn. Even so. Amen.

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