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Luke 12:16

    Luke 12:16 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

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

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

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

    Webster's Revision

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

    World English Bible

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

    English Revised Version (ERV)

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

    Definitions for Luke 12:16

    Parable - An utterance that involves a comparison.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:16

    The ground of a certain rich man, etc. - He had generally what is called good luck in his farm, and this was a remarkably plentiful year.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 12:16

    A parable - See the notes at Matthew 13:3.

    Plentifully - His land was fertile, and produced even beyond his expectations, and beyond what he had provided for.