New American Standard Bible
saying, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish.'
King James Bible
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Darby Bible Translation
saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish?
World English Bible
saying, 'This man began to build, and wasn't able to finish.'
Young's Literal Translation
saying -- This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Luke 14:30 Parallel
LibraryThe Rash Builder
Which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it?'--LUKE xiv. 28. Christ sought for no recruits under false pretences, but rather discouraged than stimulated light-hearted adhesion. His constant effort was to sift the crowds that gathered round Him. So here great multitudes are following Him, and how does He welcome them? Does He lay Himself out to attract them? Luke tells us that He turned and faced the following …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke xiv. 16, "A Certain Man Made a Great Supper," Etc.
The Writings of St. Augustin.
Epistle xxxiii. To Mauricius Augustus.
"Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him,
"Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
Jump to PreviousAble Build Building Complete Fellow Finish Start Wasn't
Jump to NextAble Build Building Complete Fellow Finish Start Wasn't
LinksLuke 14:30 NIV
Luke 14:30 NLT
Luke 14:30 ESV
Luke 14:30 NASB
Luke 14:30 KJV
Luke 14:30 Bible Apps
Luke 14:30 Biblia Paralela
Luke 14:30 Chinese Bible
Luke 14:30 French Bible
Luke 14:30 German Bible
Luke 14:30 Commentaries