Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Then he told his disciples, "The harvest is vast, but the workers are few.

New American Standard Bible

Then He *said to His disciples, The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

King James Version

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;

Holman Bible

Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is abundant, but the workers are few.

A Conservative Version

Then he says to his disciples, The harvest truly is plentiful, but the workmen are few.

American Standard Version

Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few.

Amplified

Then He said to His disciples, “The harvest is [indeed] plentiful, but the workers are few.

An Understandable Version

Then He said to His disciples, "Certainly there is plenty to harvest but there are [too] few people to do the work."

Anderson New Testament

Then he said to his disciples: The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few.

Bible in Basic English

Then he said to his disciples, There is much grain but not enough men to get it in.

Common New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Daniel Mace New Testament

the harvest indeed is plentiful, but the labourers are few:

Darby Translation

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest is great and the workmen are few;

Godbey New Testament

Then He says to His disciples, The harvest truly is great and the laborers are few;

Goodspeed New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is abundant enough, but the reapers are few.

John Wesley New Testament

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few.

Julia Smith Translation

Then he says to his disciples, Truly the harvest much, but the laborers few.

King James 2000

Then said he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest [is] plentiful, but the workers [are] few.

Modern King James verseion

Then He said to His disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said he to his disciples, "The harvest is great, but the laborers are few:

Moffatt New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is rich, but the labourers are few;

Montgomery New Testament

And he said to his disciples. "The harvest is great, but the laborers are few;

NET Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.

New Heart English Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Noyes New Testament

Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the laborers are few.

Sawyer New Testament

Then he said to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the laborers few.

The Emphasized Bible

Then, saith he unto his disciples, The harvest, indeed, is great, but, the labourers, few;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said he to his disciples, The harvest indeed is abundant, but the labourers are few;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And he said to his disciples: "The harvest is abundant, but the laborers are few.

Webster

Then saith he to his disciples, The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Weymouth New Testament

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is abundant, but the reapers are few;

Williams New Testament

Then He said to His disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the reapers are scarce.

World English Bible

Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers are few.

Worrell New Testament

Then He saith to His disciples, "The harvest, indeed, is abundant, but the laborers few;

Worsley New Testament

upon which He saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is plentiful, but the laborers few:

Youngs Literal Translation

then saith he to his disciples, 'The harvest indeed is abundant, but the workmen few;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τότε 
Tote 
then, that time, when, not tr
Usage: 105

saith he
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

his

Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

θερισμός 
therismos 
Usage: 1

μέν 
men 
indeed, verily, truly, not tr,
Usage: 63

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the labourers
ἐργάτης 
Ergates 
Usage: 6

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

A Plentiful Harvest But Few Workers

36 When he saw the crowds, he was deeply moved with compassion for them, because they were troubled and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he told his disciples, "The harvest is vast, but the workers are few. 38 So ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest."


Cross References

Luke 10:2

So he instructed them, "The harvest is vast, but the workers are few. So ask the Lord of the harvest to send workers out into his harvest.

Psalm 68:11

The Lord issues a command. Numerous are the women who announce the news:

Matthew 28:19

Therefore, as you go, disciple people in all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit,

Mark 16:15

Then he told them, "As you go into the entire world, proclaim the gospel to everyone.

Luke 24:47

and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

John 4:35-36

You say, don't you, "In four more months the harvest will begin?' Look, I tell you, open your eyes and observe that the fields are ready for harvesting now!

Acts 16:9

During the night Paul had a vision. A man from Macedonia was standing there and pleading with him, "Come over to Macedonia and help us!"

Acts 18:10

For I am with you, and no one will lay a hand on you or harm you, because I have many people in this city."

1 Corinthians 3:9

For we are God's co-workers. You are God's farmland and God's building.

2 Corinthians 6:1

Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.

Philippians 2:19-21

Now I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon so that I can be encouraged when I learn of your condition.

Colossians 4:11

Jesus, who is called Justus, also greets you. These are the only ones of the circumcision who are fellow workers for the kingdom of God. They have been an encouragement to me.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

Brothers, we ask you to show your appreciation for those who work among you, set an example for you in the Lord, and instruct you.

1 Timothy 5:17

Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

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