Luke 10:2

“Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore said hee vnto them, The haruest truly is great, but the labourers are few; pray ye therefore the Lord of the haruest, that he would send foorth labourers into his haruest.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He was saying to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said unto them, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth laborers into his harvest.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, There is much grain ready to be cut, but not enough workers: so make prayer to the Lord of the grain-fields that he will send workers to get in the grain.
- Basic English Bible

And he said to them, The harvest indeed [is] great, but the workmen few; supplicate therefore the Lord of the harvest that he may send out workmen into his harvest.
- Darby Bible

Therefore said he to them, The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest.
- Webster's Bible

And He addressed them thus: "The harvest is abundant, but the reapers are few: therefore entreat the Owner of the harvest to send out more reapers into His fields. And now go.
- Weymouth Bible

Then he said to them, "The harvest is indeed plentiful, but the laborers are few. Pray therefore to the Lord of the harvest, that he may send out laborers into his harvest.
- World English Bible

And he seide to hem, There is myche ripe corn, and fewe werke men; therfor preie ye the lord of the ripe corn, that he sende werke men in to his ripe corn.
- Wycliffe Bible

then said he unto them, `The harvest indeed [is] abundant, but the workmen few; beseech ye then the Lord of the harvest, that He may put forth workmen to His harvest.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:2


10:2 Pray ye the Lord of the harvest, that he would thrust forth labourers - For God alone can do this: he alone can qualify and commission men for this work. #Mt 9:37|.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:2


Lu 10:2 The harvest truly [is] great. See PNT "Mt 9:37", where the same language is used, not on the same, but a similar occasion.

Discussion for Luke 10

  • Steve morrow
    Is it love to withhold the truth --- why is that being done mark 7:9 and HE said unto them full well you reject the commandment of GOD that you my keep your own tradition-----love your neighbor ---
  • Steve morrow
    LUKE 10:22 ALL THINGS ARE DELIVERED TO ME OF MY FATHER AND NO MAN KNOWETH WHO THE SON IS BUT THE FATHER AND WHO THE FATHER IS BUT THE SON AND HE TO WHOM THE SON WILL REVEAL HIM*****LUKE 2:49 AND HE SAID UNTO THEM HOW IS IT THAT YOU SOUGHT ME WIST YOU NOT THAT I MUST BE ABOUT MY FATHERS BUSINESS*****
  • Lu2677
    Edna, What is your conclusion of; (The story of the Good Samaritan, and the Lord's answer to the lawyer he was talking to) Luke 10:25 through 37? I hope to get an answer from you.
  • Anna
    Irene: Yes, sorry, I translated it in my head from the Finnish bible.
  • Irene123
    Anna - I guess your Bible says - "locked"; the KJV just says shut. That's okay, they very well could have been locked - for fear of the unbelieving Jews.
  • Anna
    Irene: John 20:26. Jesus appears to His disciples.

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