Luke 14:30
Modern Translations
New International Version
saying, 'This person began to build and wasn't able to finish.'

New Living Translation
They would say, ‘There’s the person who started that building and couldn’t afford to finish it!’

English Standard Version
saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

Berean Study Bible
saying, ‘This man could not finish what he started to build.’

New American Standard Bible
saying, ‘This person began to build, and was not able to finish!’

NASB 1995
saying, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish.'

NASB 1977
saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’

Amplified Bible
saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish!’

Christian Standard Bible
saying, ‘This man started to build and wasn’t able to finish.’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
saying, This man started to build and wasn't able to finish.'

Contemporary English Version
They will say, "You started building, but could not finish the job."

Good News Translation
'You began to build but can't finish the job!' they will say.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
They'll say, 'This person started to build but couldn't finish the job.'

International Standard Version
and say, 'This person started a building but couldn't finish it.'

NET Bible
They will say, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish!'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

New King James Version
saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish’?

King James 2000 Bible
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

New Heart English Bible
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.'

American King James Version
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

American Standard Version
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

A Faithful Version
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?

English Revised Version
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Webster's Bible Translation
Saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Saying, This man began to builde, and was not able to make an end?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Saying: this man began to buylde, and was not able to make an ende?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
& to saye: This man beganne to buylde, and is not able to perfurme it.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
sayinge: this man beganne to bilde and was not able to make an ende.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Berean Literal Bible
saying, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish.'

Young's Literal Translation
saying -- This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Smith's Literal Translation
Saying, That this man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Literal Emphasis Translation
Saying, This man began to build and was not able to finish.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Saying: This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Catholic Public Domain Version
saying: ‘This man began to build what he was not able to finish.’

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And they say, 'This man began to build and could not finish?”

Lamsa Bible
Saying, This man began to build, but he was not able to finish.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Godbey New Testament
saying, that this man began to build, and was not able to complete it.

Haweis New Testament
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.

Mace New Testament
this man, will they say, began to build, but wanted stock to finish.

Weymouth New Testament
saying, 'This man began to build, but could not finish.'

Worrell New Testament
saying, 'This man began to build, and was not able to finish!'

Worsley New Testament
all that see it, should deride him, saying, this man began to build and was not able to finish.








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