Luke: Chapter 16

The Gospel According to Luke. The 16th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
16:1 He said also to his disciples, There was some rich man, that had a farmer; and this was denounced to him, as he had wasted his goods. He said also unto his disciples: There was a certain rich man, which had a steward, that was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods. And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward, and he was accused unto him, that he wasted his goods. And he said also unto his disciples, There was a certain rich man which had a Steward, and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
16:2 And he called him, and said to him, What hear I this thing of thee? yield reason of thy farm, for now thou shalt no more hold the farm. And he called him, and said unto him: How is it, that I hear this of thee? Give accompts of thy stewardship. For thou mayest be no longer my steward. And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an accounts of thy stewardship: for thou mayest be no longer steward. And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an accompt of thy stewardship: for thou mayest be no longer Steward.
16:3 Forsooth the farmer said within himself, What shall I do, for my lord taketh away from me the farm? I may not delve, I am ashamed to beg. The steward said within himself: what shall I do? for my master will take away from me the stewardship. I cannot dig, and to beg, I am ashamed. Then the steward said within himself, What shall I do: for my master will take away from me the stewardship? I cannot dig, & to beg I am ashamed. Then the Steward said within himself, What shall I do, for my lord taketh away from me the Stewardship? I cannot dig, to beg I am ashamed.
16:4 I know what I shall do, that when I shall be removed from the farm, they receive me into their houses. I wot what to do, that when I am put out of my stewardship, they may receive me into their houses. I know what I will do, that when I am put out of the stewardship they may receive me into their houses. I am resolved what to do, that when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
16:5 And so all the debtors of his lord called together, he said to the first, How much owest thou to my lord? Then called he all his master’s debtors, and said unto the first: how much owest thou unto my master? Then called he every one of his master’s debtors, & said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my master? So he called every one of his lord’s debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?
16:6 And he said, An hundred barrows of oil. And he said to him, Take thy caution, and sit soon, and write fifty. And he said: an hundred tuns of oil, and he said to him: take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty. And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said to him, Take thy writing, and sit down quickly, and write fifty. And he said, An hundred measures of oil. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and sit down quickly, and write fifty.
16:7 Afterward he said to another, And how much owest thou? Which said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said to him, Take thy letters, and write fourscore. Then said he to another: what owest thou? And he said: an hundred quarters of wheat. He said to him: Take thy bill, and write fourscore. Then said he to another, How much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. Then he said to him, Take thy writing, and write fourscore. Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill and write fourscore.
16:8 And the lord praised the farmer of wickedness, for he had done prudently; for the sons of this world be more prudent in their generation than the sons of light. And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely. For the children of this world, are in their kind, wiser than the children of light. And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely. Wherefore the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. And the lord commended the unjust Steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
16:9 And I say to you, make to you friends of the riches of wickedness, that when ye shall fail, they receive you into everlasting tabernacles. And I say also unto you: make you friends of the wicked mammon, that when ye shall have need they may receive you into everlasting habitations. And I say unto you, Make you friends with the riches of iniquity, that when ye shall want, they may receive you into everlasting habitations. And I say unto you, Make to yourselves friends of the Mammon of unrighteousness, that when ye fail, they may receive you into everlasting habitations.
16:10 He that is faithful in the least thing, is faithful also in the more; and he that is wicked in a little thing, is wicked also in the more. He that is faithful in that which is least: the same is faithful in much. He that is faithful in the least, he is also faithful in much: and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much. He that is faithful in that which is least, is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least, is unjust also in much.
16:11 Therefore if ye were not true in the wicked riches, who shall betake to you that that is very? So then if ye have not been faithful in the wicked mammon? who will believe you in that which is true? If then ye have not been faithful in the wicked riches, who will trust you in the true treasure? If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous Mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
16:12 And if ye were not true in other men’s thing, who shall give to you that that is yours? and if ye have not been faithful in another man’s business: who shall give you your own? And if ye have not been faithful in another man’s goods, who shall give you that which is yours? And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man’s, who shall give you that which is your own?
16:13 No man servant may serve two lords; forsooth either he shall hate the one, and love the other; or he shall cleave to the one, and despise the other. Ye be not able to serve to God and riches. No servant can serve two masters. for either he shall hate the one and love the other or else he shall lean to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God, and mammon. No servant can serve two masters: for either he shall hate the one, and love the other: or else he shall lean to the one, & despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches. No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other: or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other: ye cannot serve God and Mammon.
16:14 But the Pharisees, that were covetous, heard all these things, and they scorned him. All these things heard the pharises also which were covetous. And they mocked him, All these things heard the Pharises also which were covetous, and they mocked him. And the Pharisees also who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
16:15 And he said to them, Ye it be, that justify you before men; soothly God knoweth your hearts, for that that is high to men, is abomination before God. and he said unto them: Ye are they, which justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts. For that which men magnify, is abominable in the sight of god. Then he said unto them, Ye are they, which justify yourselves before men: but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men, is abomination in the sight of God. And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men, but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed amongst men, is abomination in the sight of God.
16:16 The law and the prophets till to John; from that time the realm of God is preached, and each man doeth violence into it. The law, and the prophets reigned until the time of Jhon: Since that time, the kingdom of god is preached. And every man striveth to go in. The Law and the Prophets endured until John: and since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it. The law and the Prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.
16:17 Forsooth it is lighter heaven and earth for to pass, than one tittle fall of the law. Sooner shall heaven and earth perish, than one tittle of the law shall perish. Now it is more easy that heaven and earth should pass away, than that one tittle of the Law should fall. And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail.
16:18 Every man that forsaketh his wife, and weddeth another, doeth adultery; and he that weddeth the wife forsaken of the husband, doeth adultery. Whosoever forsaketh his wife, and marrieth another, breaketh matrimony. And every man which marrieth her that is divorced from her husband committeth advoutry also. Whosoever putteth away his wife, & marrieth another, commiteth adultery: & whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband, commiteth adultery. Whosoever putteth away his wife, & marrieth another, committeth adultery: and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband, committeth adultery.
16:19 Some man was rich, and was clothed in purple, and white silk, and ate every day shiningly. There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple, and fine raines, and fared deliciously every day. There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared well and delicately every day. There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day.
16:20 And there was some beggar, Lazarus by name, that lay at his gate full of boils, And there was a certain beggar, named Lazarus, which lay at his gate full of sores Also there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate full of sores, And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate full of sores,
16:21 coveting to be fulfilled with the crumbs that fell down from the rich man’s board, and no man gave to him; and hounds came, and licked his boils. desiring to be refreshed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s board. Nevertheless, the dogs came, and licked his sores. And desired to be refreshed with the crumbs that fell from the rich man’s table: yea, and the dogs came and licked his sores. And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
16:22 And it was done, that the beggar died, and was borne of angels into Abraham’s bosom. And the rich man was dead also, and was buried in hell. And it fortuned that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: The rich man also died, and was buried in hell. And it was so that the beggar died, and was carried by the Angels into Abraham’s bosom. The rich man also died and was buried. And it came to pass that the beggar died, and was carried by the Angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried.
16:23 And he raised up his eyes, when he was in torments, and saw Abraham afar, and Lazarus in his bosom. When he lift up his eyes, as he was in torments, he saw Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom, And being in hell in torments, he lift up his eyes, and saw Abraham afar off, & Lazarus in his bosom. And in hell he lift up his eyes being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom:
16:24 And he cried, and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he dip the end of his finger in water, and cool my tongue; for I am tormented in this flame. And cried and said: father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, for I am tormented in this flame. Then he cried, and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue: for I am tormented in this flame. And he cried, and said, Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus, that he may dip the tip of his finger in water, and cool my tongue, for I am tormented in this flame.
16:25 And Abraham said to him, Son, have mind, for thou hast received good things in thy life, and Lazarus also evil things; but he is now comforted, and thou art tormented. Abraham said unto him: Son remember, that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy pleasure, and contrariwise Lazarus pain. Now therefore is he comforted, and thou art punished. But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy lifetime receivest thy pleasures, and likewise Lazarus pains: now therefore is he comforted, and thou art tormented. But Abraham said, Son, remember that thou in thy life-time receivedst thy good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things, but now he is comforted, and thou art tormented.
16:26 And in all these things a great dark place is stablished between us and you; that they that will from hence pass to you, may not, neither from thence pass over hither. Beyond all this between you and us there is a great space set, so that they which would go from hence to you, cannot: neither from thence come hither. Besides all this, between you and us there is a great gulf set, so that they which would go from hence to you, cannot, neither can they come from thence to us. And besides all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed, so that they which would pass from hence to you, cannot, neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.
16:27 And he said, Then I pray thee, father, that thou send him into the house of my father. And he said: I pray thee therefore father, send him to my father’s house. Then he said, I pray thee therefore father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house, Then he said, I pray thee therefore father, that thou wouldest send him to my father’s house:
16:28 For I have five brethren, that he witness to them, lest also they come into this place of torments. for I have five brethren: for to warn them, lest they also come into this place of torment. (For I have five brethren) that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment. For I have five brethren, that he may testify unto them, lest they also come into this place of torment.
16:29 And Abraham saith to him, They have Moses and the prophets; hear they them. Abraham said unto him: they have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them. Abraham said unto him, They have Moses & the Prophets: let them hear them. Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the Prophets, let them hear them.
16:30 And he said, Nay, father Abraham, but if any of dead men shall go to them, they shall do penance. And he said: nay father Abraham, but if one from the dead came unto them they would repent. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one came unto them from the dead, they will amend their lives. And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent.
16:31 And he said to him, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither if any of dead men shall rise again, they shall believe to him. He said unto him: If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they believe, though one rose from death again. Then he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rise from the dead again. And he said unto him, If they hear not Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead.
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