Luke 16:21

And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And desiring to bee fed with the crummes which fel from the rich mans table: moreouer the dogges came and licked his sores.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

and longing to be fed with the {crumbs} which were falling from the rich man's table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and desiring to be fed with the `crumbs' that fell from the rich man's table; yea, even the dogs come and licked his sores.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Desiring the broken bits of food which came from the table of the man of wealth; and even the dogs came and put their tongues on his wounds.
- Basic English Bible

and desiring to be filled with the crumbs which fell from the table of the rich man; but the dogs also coming licked his sores.
- Darby Bible

And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover, the dogs came and licked his sores.
- Webster's Bible

covered with sores and longing to make a full meal off the scraps flung on the floor from the rich man's table. Nay, the dogs, too, used to come and lick his sores.
- Weymouth Bible

and desiring to be fed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man's table. Yes, even the dogs came and licked his sores.
- World English Bible

and coueitide to be fulfillid of the crummes, that fellen doun fro the riche mannus boord, and no man yaf to hym; but houndis camen, and lickiden hise bilis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and desiring to be filled from the crumbs that are falling from the table of the rich man; yea, also the dogs, coming, were licking his sores.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 16:21


Lu 16:21 The dogs came and licked his sores. How abject his lot! Helpless, a beggar, glad to get crumbs, the dogs around him licking his sores! Such a lot the world would despise.

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