Luke: Chapter 20

The Gospel According to Luke. The 20th Chapter
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Wycliffe (1382/95)
Tyndale (1526)
Geneva (1560)
King James (1611)
20:1 And it was done in one of the days, when he taught the people in the temple, and preached the gospel, the princes of priests and the scribes came together with the elder men; And it fortuned in one of those days, As he taught the people in the temple, And preached the gospel. The high priests and the scribes came unto him with the seniours, And it came to pass that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the Temple, and preached the Gospel, the high Priests & the Scribes came upon him with the Elders, And it came to pass, that on one of those days, as he taught the people in the Temple, and preached the Gospel, the chief Priests and the Scribes came upon him, with the Elders,
20:2 and they said to him, saying, Say to us, in what power thou doest these things, or who is he that gave to thee this power? And spake unto him, saying: Tell us by what authority thou doest these things? Other who is he that gave thee this authority? And spake unto him, saying, Tell us by what authority thou doest these things, or who is he that hath given thee this authority? And spake unto him, saying, Tell us, by what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?
20:3 Forsooth Jesus answering said to them, I shall ask you one word; answer ye to me. He answered and said unto them: I also will ask you a question, And answer me: And he answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one thing: tell me therefore: And he answered, and said unto them, I will also ask you one thing, and answer me.
20:4 Was the baptism of John of heaven, or of men? was the baptism of Jhon, from heaven, or of men? The baptism of John was it from heaven, or of men? The Baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men?
20:5 And they thought within themselves, saying, For if we shall say, Of heaven, he shall say, Why then believe ye not to him? They thought within themselves saying: If we shall say from heaven: he will say: Why then believed ye him not? And they reasoned within themselves, saying, If we shall say from heaven, he will say, Why then believed ye him not? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say, Why then believed ye him not?
20:6 and if we say, Of men, all the people shall stone us; for they be certain, that John is a prophet. But and if we shall say of men, all the people will stone us. For they surely believe that Jhon was a prophet. But if we shall say, Of men, all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a Prophet. But and if we say, Of men, all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a Prophet.
20:7 And they answered, that they knew not, of whence it was. And they answered that they could not tell whence it was. Therefore they answered, that they could not tell whence it was. And they answered, that they could not tell whence it was.
20:8 And Jesus said to them, Neither I say to you, in what power I do these things. And Jesus said unto them: Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things. Then Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you, by what authority I do these things. And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.
20:9 And he began to say to the people this parable. Some man planted a vineyard, and hired it to tillers; and he was gone in pilgrimage long time. Then began he to put forth to the people, this similitude: A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to farmers, and went himself into a strange country for a great season. Then began he to speak to the people this parable, A certain man planted a vineyard, & let it forth to husbandmen: and went into a strange country, for a great season. 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.
20:10 And in the time of gathering of grapes, he sent a servant to the tillers, that they should give to him of the fruit of the vineyard; which beat him, and let him go void. And when the time came, he sent a servant to his tenants that they should give him of the fruits, of the vineyard. The tenants beat him: and sent him away empty. And at a time he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard, but the husbandmen did beat him, and sent him away empty. And at the season, he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard, but the husbandmen beat him, and sent him away empty.
20:11 And he thought yet to send another servant; and also they beat this, and tormented him sore, and let him go void. And he ceased not thereby but sent yet another servant. And they beat him, and foul entreated him also, and sent him away empty. Again he sent yet another servant: and they did beat him, and foul entreated him, and sent him away empty. And again he sent another servant, and they beat him also, and entreated him shamefully, and sent him away empty.
20:12 And he thought yet to send the third, and him also they wounded, and cast him out. Moreover, he sent the third Also, And him they wounded, and cast him out. Moreover, he sent the third, and him they wounded, and cast out. And again he sent the third, and they wounded him also, & cast him out.
20:13 And the lord of the vineyard said, What shall I do? I shall send my dear-worthy son; peradventure, when they see him, they shall be ashamed. Then said the lord of the vineyard: what shall I do? I will send my dear son, him peradventure they will reverence, when they see him. Then said the Lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be that they will do reverence, when they see him. Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be they will reverence him when they see him.
20:14 And when the tillers saw him, they thought within themselves, saying, This is the heir, slay we him, that the heritage be made ours. When the farmers saw him, they thought in themselves, saying: this is the heir, come let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours. But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned with themselves, saying, This is the heir: come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours. But when the husbandmen saw him, they reasoned among themselves, saying, This is the heir, come, let us kill him, that the inheritance may be ours.
20:15 And they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore shall the lord of the vineyard do to them? And they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. Now what shall the lord of the vineyard do unto them? So they cast him out of the vineyard, & killed him. What shall the Lord of the vineyard therefore do unto them? So they cast him out of the vineyard, and killed him. What therefore shall the lord of the vineyard do unto them?
20:16 He shall come, and lose these tillers, and he shall give the vineyard to others. And when this thing was heard, they said to him, Far be it. He will come and destroy those farmers, and will let out his vineyard to other. When they heard that, they said: God forbid. He will come & destroy these husbandmen, and will give out his vineyard to others. But when they heard it, they said, God forbid. He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.
20:17 But he beheld them, and said, What then is this that is written, The stone which men building reproved, this is made into the head of the corner? He beheld them and said: what meaneth this then that is written: The stone that the builders refused, is made the head corner stone? And he beheld them, and said, What meaneth this then that is written, The stone that the builders refused, that is made the head of the corner? And he beheld them, and said, What is this then that is written, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner?
20:18 Each that shall fall upon that stone, shall be scattered; forsooth on whom it shall fall, it shall break him into small parts. whosoever stumble at that stone, shall be bruised: but on whomsoever it fall, it will alto break him Whosoever shall fall upon that stone, shall be broken: & on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder. Whosoever shall fall upon that stone, shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.
20:19 And the princes of priests, and the scribes, sought to lay hands on him in that hour, and they dreaded the people; for they knew that to them he said this likeness. And the high priests and the scribes, the same hour went about to lay hands on him, but they feared the people. For they perceived that he had spoken this similitude against them. Then the high Priests and the Scribes the same hour went about to lay hands on him: (but they feared the people) for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them. And the chief Priests and the Scribes the same hour sought to lay hands on him, and they feared the people: for they perceived that he had spoken this parable against them.
20:20 And they espied, and sent spies, which feigned themselves just, that they should take him in word, and betake him to the power of the prince, and to the power of the justice. And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves perfect, to take him in his words, and to deliver him unto the power, and authority of the president. And they watched him, & sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, to take him in his talk, and to deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor. And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.
20:21 And they asked him, saying, Master, we know, that thou sayest and teachest rightly; and thou takest not the person of man, but thou teachest in truth the way of God. And they asked him saying: Master, we know that thou sayest, and teachest right, neither considerest thou any man’s degree, but teachest the way of god truly. And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest, and teachest right, neither dost thou accept man’s person, but teachest the way of God truly. And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly.
20:22 Is it leaveful to us for to give tribute to Caesar, or nay? Is it lawful for us to give Cesar tribute, or no? Is it lawful for us to give Cesar tribute or no? Is it lawful for us to give tribute unto Cesar, or no?
20:23 And he beheld the deceit of them, and said to them, What tempt ye me? He perceived their craftiness, and said unto them: Why tempt ye me? But he perceived their craftiness, & said unto them, Why tempt ye me? But he perceived their craftiness, and said unto them, Why tempt ye me?
20:24 Shew ye to me a penny; whose image and superscription hath it? They answering said to him, Caesar’s. Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said: Cesar’s. Shew me a penny. Whose image and superscription hath it? They answered and said, Cesar’s. Shew me a penny: whose image and superscription hath it? They answered, and said, Cesar’s.
20:25 And he said to them, Yield ye therefore to Caesar those things that be Caesar’s, and those things that be of God, to God. And he said unto them: Give then unto Cesar, that which belongeth unto Cesar: And to God, that which pertaineth to God. Then he said unto them, Give then unto Cesar the things which are Cesar’s, and to God those which are God’s. And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Cesar the things which be Cesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s.
20:26 And they might not reprove his word before the people; and they wondered in his answer, and held peace. And they could not reprove his saying before the people. And they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace. And they could not reprove his saying before the people: but they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace. And they could not take hold of his words before the people, and they marvelled at his answer, and held their peace.
20:27 Some of the Sadducees, that deny resurrection for to be, came, and asked him, Then came to him certain of the Saduces which deny that there is any resurrection. And they asked him Then came to him certain of the Sadduces (which deny that there is any resurrection) and they asked him, Then came to him certain of the Sadduces (which deny that there is any resurrection) and they asked him,
20:28 saying, Master, Moses wrote to us, if the brother of any man having a wife died, and he was without free children, that his brother take his wife, and raise seed to his brother. saying: Master Moses wrote unto us, if any man’s brother die having a wife, And the same die without issue: that then his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother. Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man’s brother die having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother. Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man’s brother die, having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
20:29 There were therefore seven brethren. The first took a wife, and is dead, without free children; There were seven brethren, and the first took a wife, and died without children. Now there were seven brethren, and the first took a wife, & he died without children. There were therefore seven brethren, and the first took a wife, and died without children.
20:30 and the second took her, and he is dead without son; And the second took the wife, and he died childless. And the second took the wife, and he died childless. And the second took her to wife, and he died childless.
20:31 and the third took her; also and all seven, and left no seed, but be dead; And the third took her, and in likewise the residue of the seven, And left no children behind them, and died. Then the third took her: and so likewise the seven died, and left no children. And the third took her, and in like manner the seven also. And they left no children, and died.
20:32 the last of all and the woman is dead. Last of all the woman died also. And last of all, the woman died also. Last of all the woman died also.
20:33 Therefore in the rising again, whose wife of them shall she be? for seven had her to wife. Now at the resurrection whose wife of them shall she be? for seven had her to wife. Therefore at the resurrection, whose wife of them shall she be? for seven had her to wife. Therefore in the resurrection, whose wife of them is she? for seven had her to wife.
20:34 And Jesus said to them, Sons of this world wed, and be given to weddings; Jesus answered and said unto them: The children of this world marry wives, and are married, Then Jesus answered, & said unto them, The children of this world marry wives and are married. And Jesus answering, said unto them, The children of this world, marry, and are given in marriage:
20:35 forsooth they that shall be worthy to that world, and rising again from dead men, neither be wedded, nor wed wives, but they which shall be worthy of that world, and the resurrection from death, neither marry wives, neither are married, But they which shall be counted worthy to enjoy that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry wives, neither are married. But they which shall be accompted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage.
20:36 neither they shall be able to die more; for they be even with angels, and be the sons of God, since they be the sons of rising again. nor yet can die any more. For they are equal unto the angels: and are the sons of god, inasmuch as they are the children of the resurrection. For they can die no more, forasmuch as they are equal unto the Angels, and are the Sons of God, since they are the children of the resurrection. Neither can they die any more; for they are equal unto the Angels, and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.
20:37 And that dead men rise again, also Moses shewed beside the bush, as he saith, The Lord God of Abraham, and God of Isaac, and God of Jacob. And that the dead shall rise again, even Moses signified besides the bush, when he said: the lord god of Abraham, and the god of Isaac, and the god of Jacob. And that the dead shall rise again, even Moses shewed it besides the bush, when he said, The Lord is the God of Abraham, & the God of Isaac, & the God of Jacob. Now that the dead are raised, even Moses shewed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord, the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.
20:38 Forsooth God is not of dead men, but of living men; for all men live to him. For he is not the god of the dead, but of them which live. For all live in him. For he is not the God of the dead, but of them which live: for all live unto him. For he is not a God of the dead, but of the living; for all live unto him.
20:39 And some of the scribes answering, said, Master, thou hast well-said. Certain of the pharises answered and said: Master, thou hast well said. Then certain of the Pharises answered and said, Master, thou hast well said. Then certain of the Scribes answering, said, Master, Thou hast well said.
20:40 And they durst no more ask him any thing. And after that durst they not ask him any question at all. And after that, durst they not ask him any thing at all. And after that, they durst not ask him any question at all.
20:41 But he said to them, How say men, that Christ is the son of David, Then said he unto them: how say they that Christ is David’s son? Then said he unto them, How say they that Christ is David’s son? And he said unto them, How say they that Christ is David’s son?
20:42 and David himself saith in the book of Psalms, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right half, And David himself saith in the book of the psalms: The lord said unto my lord, Sit on my right hand, And David himself saith in the book of the Psalms, The Lord said unto my Lord, sit at my right hand, And David himself saith in the book of Psalms, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit thou on my right hand,
20:43 till I put thine enemies a stool of thy feet? till I make thine enemies thy footstool. Till I shall make thine enemies thy footstool. Till I make thine enemies thy footstool.
20:44 Therefore David calleth him Lord, and how is he his son? David then called him lord: How is he also his son? Seeing David calleth him Lord, how is he then his son? David therefore calleth him, Lord, how is he then his son?
20:45 And in hearing of all the people, he said to his disciples, Then in the audience of all the people, he said unto his disciples, Then in the audience of all the people he said unto his disciples, Then in the audience of all the people, he said unto his disciples,
20:46 Be ye ware of the scribes, that will wander in stoles, and love salutations in the markets, and the first chairs in the synagogues, and the first sitting places in the feasts; beware of the scribes, which desire to go in long clothing: and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the synagogues, and chief rooms at feasts, Beware of the Scribes, which desire to go in long robes, and love salutations in the markets, and the highest seats in the Synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts: Beware of the Scribes, which desire to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the markets, and the highest seats in the Synagogues, and the chief rooms at feasts:
20:47 which devour the houses of widows, feigning long prayer; these shall take more damnation. which devour widows’ houses, and pray long under a colour: The same shall receive greater damnation. Which devour widows’ houses, even under a colour of long praying: these shall receive greater damnation. Which devour widows’ houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
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