Luke 12 :16

Luke 12 :16 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And he spoke a parable to 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 spoke a parable to 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's Commentary 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.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 12 :16

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