Luke 20:9
Good News Translation
Then Jesus told the people this parable: "There was once a man who planted a vineyard, rented it out to tenants, and then left home for a long time.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus told the people this story: A man once planted a vineyard and rented it out. Then he left the country for a long time.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time.

New American Bible
Then he proceeded to tell the people this parable. “[A] man planted a vineyard, leased it to tenant farmers, and then went on a journey for a long time.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time.

this.

Matthew 21:33 Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country.

*etc:

Mark 12:1 And he began to speak to them in parables: A certain man planted a vineyard and made a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it to husbandmen: and went into a far country.

*etc:

planted.

Psalm 80:8-14 Thou hast brought a vineyard out of Egypt: thou hast cast out the Gentiles and planted it. . . .

Isaiah 5:1-7 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place. . . .

Jeremiah 2:21 Yet, I planted thee a chosen vineyard, all true seed: how then art thou turned unto me into that which is good for nothing, O strange vineyard?

John 15:1-8 I am the true vine: and my Father is the husbandman. . . .

1 Corinthians 3:6-9 I have planted, Apollo watered: but God gave the increase. . . .

and let.

Songs 8:11,12 The peaceable had a vineyard, in that which hath people: he let out the same to keepers, every man bringeth for the fruit thereof a thousand pieces of silver. . . .

husbandman.

Deuteronomy 1:15-18 And I took out of your tribes men wise and honourable, and appointed them rulers, tribunes, and centurions, and officers over fifties, and over tens, who might teach you all things. . . .

Deuteronomy 16:18 Thou shalt appoint judges and magistrates in all thy gates, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in all thy tribes: that they may judge the people with just judgment,

Deuteronomy 17:8-15 If thou perceive that there be among you a hard and doubtful matter in judgment between blood and blood, cause and cause, leprosy and leprosy: and thou see that the words of the judges within thy gates do vary: arise, and go up to the place, which the Lord thy God shall choose. . . .

went.

Luke 19:12 He said therefore: a certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Context
The Parable of the Wicked Tenants
8And Jesus said to them: Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things. 9And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time. 10And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard. Who, beating him, sent him away empty.…
Cross References
Isaiah 5:1
I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place.

Matthew 21:33
Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country.

Matthew 21:34
And when the time of the fruits drew nigh, he sent his servants to the husbandmen that they might receive the fruits thereof.

Mark 12:1
And he began to speak to them in parables: A certain man planted a vineyard and made a hedge about it and dug a place for the winefat and built a tower and let it to husbandmen: and went into a far country.

Luke 20:8
And Jesus said to them: Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Luke 20:10
And at the season he sent a servant to the husbandmen, that they should give him of the fruit of the vineyard. Who, beating him, sent him away empty.

Additional Translations
Then He proceeded to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard, rented it out to some tenants, and went away for a long time.

And He began to speak to the people this parable: "A certain man planted a vineyard, and rented it to farmers, and went abroad a long time.

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.

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.

And he began to speak to the people this parable: A man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen, and left the country for a long time.

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.

Then he began to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it to husbandmen, and went into a far country for a long time.

Then He proceeded to speak a parable to the people. "There was a man," He said, "who planted a vineyard, let it out to vine-dressers, and went abroad for a considerable time.

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.

And he began to speak unto the people this simile: 'A certain man planted a vineyard, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went abroad for a long time,
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