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Mark 12:1

    Mark 12:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he began to speak to them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and dig a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to farmers, and went into a far country.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he gave them teaching in the form of stories. A man had a vine-garden planted, and put a wall about it, and made a place for crushing out the wine, and put up a tower, and let it out to field-workers, and went into another country.

    Webster's Revision

    And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.

    World English Bible

    He began to speak to them in parables. "A man planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a pit for the winepress, built a tower, rented it out to a farmer, and went into another country.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he began to speak unto them in parables. A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged a pit for the winepress, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.

    Definitions for Mark 12:1

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.
    Winefat - A collection trough beneath a winepress.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 12:1

    A certain man planted a vineyard - See this parable explained, Matthew 21:33-41 (note).

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 12:1

    See this parable explained in the notes at Matthew 21:33-46.

    See this parable explained in the notes at Matthew 21:33-46.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 12:1

    12:1 Mt 21:43; Lu 20:9.