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Luke 20:9

    Luke 20:9 Translations

    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 husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

    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.

    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

    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.

    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' Notes on Luke 20:9

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

    Wesley's Notes 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.