Luke 19:12
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
He said, "A nobleman was called away to a distant empire to be crowned king and then return.

King James Bible
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Darby Bible Translation
He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.

World English Bible
He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.

Young's Literal Translation
He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return,

Luke 19:12 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

19:12 He went into a far country to receive a kingdom - Christ went to heaven, to receive his sovereign power as wan, even all authority in heaven and earth. Mt 25:14; Mr 13:34.

Luke 19:12 Parallel Commentaries

Library
A New Kind of King
'And when He was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; 38. Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest. 38. And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto Him, Master, rebuke Thy disciples. 40. And He answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

December the Eighteenth the Sinner's Guest
"He is gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner." --LUKE xix. 1-10. It was hurled as an accusation; it has been treasured as a garland. It was first said in contempt; it is repeated in adoration. It was thought to reveal His earthliness; it is now seen to unveil His glory. Our Saviour seeks the home of the sinner. The Best desires to be the guest of the worst. He spreads His kindnesses for the outcasts, and He offers His friendship to the exile on the loneliest road. He waits to befriend the
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

August the Twenty-Sixth Missing the Lord
"Thou knowest not the time of thy visitation." --LUKE xix. 37-44. Yes, that has been my sad experience. I have wasted some of my wealthiest seasons. I have treated the hour as common and worthless, and the priceless opportunity has passed. There have been times when my Lord has come to me, and I have turned Him away from my door. He so often journeys "incognito," and if I am thoughtless I dismiss Him, and so lose the privilege of heavenly communion and benediction. He knocks at my door as a Carpenter,
John Henry Jowett—My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

Effectual Calling
1. Now, first, effectual calling is a very gracious truth. You may guess this from the fact that Zaccheus was a character whom we should suppose the last to be saved. He belonged to a bad city--Jericho--a city which had been cursed, and no one would suspect that any one would come out of Jericho to be saved. It was near Jericho that the man fell among thieves; we trust Zaccheus had no hand in it; but there are some who, while they are publicans, can be thieves also. We might as well expect converts
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 2: 1856

Cross References
Matthew 25:14
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.

Luke 19:13
Before he left, he called together ten of his servants and divided among them ten pounds of silver, saying, 'Invest this for me while I am gone.'

Jump to Previous
Appointed Birth Country Distant Family Far Far-Away High High-Born Kingdom Noble Nobleman Obtain Rank Receive Travelled
Jump to Next
Appointed Birth Country Distant Family Far Far-Away High High-Born Kingdom Noble Nobleman Obtain Rank Receive Travelled
Links
Luke 19:12 NIV
Luke 19:12 NLT
Luke 19:12 ESV
Luke 19:12 NASB
Luke 19:12 KJV

Luke 19:12 Bible Apps
Luke 19:12 Biblia Paralela
Luke 19:12 Chinese Bible
Luke 19:12 French Bible
Luke 19:12 German Bible

Luke 19:12 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Luke 19:11
Top of Page
Top of Page