Luke 20 :9

Luke 20 :9 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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

American Standard Version (ASV)

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.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

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.

Webster's Revision

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.

World English 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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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.

Definitions for Luke 20 :9

Let - To hinder or obstruct.
Parable - An utterance that involves a comparison.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 20 :9

A certain man planted a vineyard, etc. - See this parable largely explained, Matthew 21:33-46 (note). See also on Mark 12:4-9 (note).

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 20 :9

See this parable explained in the notes at Matthew 21:33-45.

Wesley's Commentary on 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.
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