Luke 20:9

“Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then began hee to speake to the people this parable: A certaine man planted a vineyard, and let it foorth to husbandmen, and went into a farre countrey for a long time.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He began to tell the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard and rented it out to vine-growers, and went on a journey for a long time.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he began to speak unto the people this parable: A man planted a vineyard, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country for a long time.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he gave the people this story: A man made a vine-garden and gave the use of it to some field-workers and went into another country for a long time.
- Basic English Bible

And he began to speak to the people this parable: A man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country for a long time.
- Darby Bible

Then he began to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.
- Webster's Bible

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.
- Weymouth Bible

He began to tell the people this parable. "A man planted a vineyard, and rented it out to some farmers, and went into another country for a long time.
- World English Bible

And he bigan to seie to the puple this parable. A man plauntide a vynyerd, and hiride it to tilieris; and he was in pilgrimage longe tyme.
- Wycliffe Bible

And he began to speak unto the people this simile: `A certain man planted a vineyard, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad for a long time,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 20:9


20:9 A long time - It was a long time from the entrance of the Israelites into Canaan to the birth of Christ. #Mt 21:33|; Mr 12:1.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 20:9


Lu 20:9-19 A certain man planted a vineyard. This parable is also in Mt 21:33-46 Mr 12:1-12. See notes on Matthew.

Discussion for Luke 20:9

Bible Options