Luke 12:16
Good News Translation
Then Jesus told them this parable: "There was once a rich man who had land which bore good crops.

Contemporary English Version
So Jesus told them this story: A rich man's farm produced a big crop,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits.

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And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits.

The ground.

Genesis 26:12-14 And Isaac sowed in that land, and he found that same year a hundredfold: and the Lord blessed him. . . .

Genesis 41:47-49 And the fruitfulness of the seven years came: and the corn being bound up into sheaves, was gathered together into the barns of Egypt. . . .

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers abound, and they provoke God boldly; whereas it is he that hath given all into their hands:

Psalm 73:3,12 Because I had a zeal on occasion of the wicked, seeing the prosperity of sinners. . . .

Hosea 2:8 And she did not know that I gave her corn, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver, and gold, which they have used in the service of Baal.

Matthew 5:45 That you may be the children of your Father who is in heaven, who maketh his sun to rise upon the good, and bad, and raineth upon the just and the unjust.

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without testimony, doing good from heaven, giving rains and fruitful Seasons, filling our hearts with food and gladness.

Context
The Parable of the Rich Fool
15And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth. 16And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits. 17And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?…
Cross References
Ezekiel 16:49
Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

Matthew 13:8
And others fell upon good ground: and they brought forth fruit, some an hundred fold, some sixty fold, and some thirty fold.

Luke 12:15
And he said to them: Take heed and beware of all covetousness: for a man's life doth not consist in the abundance of things which he possesseth.

Luke 12:17
And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

Additional Translations
Then He told them a parable: “The ground of a certain rich man produced an abundance.

And He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

And He spoke a parable to them. "A certain rich man's lands," He said, "yielded abundant crops,

He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.

And he spake a simile unto them, saying, 'Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well;
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