Luke 12:16

“And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 12:16

And he spake a parable vnto them, saying, The ground of a certaine rich man brought foorth plentifully.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He told them a parable, saying, "The land of a rich man was very productive.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said to them, in a story, The land of a certain man of great wealth was very fertile:
- Basic English Bible

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.
- Darby Bible

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:
- Webster's Bible

And He spoke a parable to them. "A certain rich man's lands," He said, "yielded abundant crops,
- Weymouth Bible

He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.
- World English Bible

And he tolde to hem a liknesse, and seide, The feeld of a riche man brouyte forth plenteuouse fruytis.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he spake a simile unto them, saying, `Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 12:16

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:16


12:14 Who made me a judge? - In worldly things. His kingdom is not of this world.

12:15 He said to them - Perhaps to the two brothers, and through them to the people. A man's life - That is, the comfort or happiness of it.

12:17 What shall I do? - The very language of want! Do? Why, lay up treasure in heaven.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 12:16


Lu 12:16-19 He spake a parable. To show that riches do not secure one from evil. A certain rich man. There is no intimation that his wealth was unjustly secured.

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