New Living Translation
Jesus said, "There was a certain rich man who was splendidly clothed in purple and fine linen and who lived each day in luxury.
King James Bible
There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:
Darby Bible Translation
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
World English Bible
"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.
Young's Literal Translation
'And -- a certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, making merry sumptuously every day,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:19 There was a certain rich man - Very probably a Pharisee, and one that justified himself before men; a very honest, as well as honourable gentleman: though it was not proper to mention his name on this occasion: who was clothed in purple and fine linen - and doubtless esteemed on this account, (perhaps not only by those who sold it, but by most that knew him,) as encouraging trade, and acting according to his quality: And feasted splendidly every day - And consequently was esteemed yet more, for his generosity and hospitality in keeping so good a table.
LibraryThe Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Two Kinds of Riches
Dives and Lazarus
She makes her own bedspreads. She dresses in fine linen and purple gowns.
Sodom's sins were pride, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door.
"For example, a man who divorces his wife and marries someone else commits adultery. And anyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery."
At his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus who was covered with sores.
You have spent your years on earth in luxury, satisfying your every desire. You have fattened yourselves for the day of slaughter.
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