Luke 16:19-31 LEB

The Rich Man and Lazarus

19 "Now a certain man was rich, and dressed [in] purple cloth and fine linen, feasting sumptuously every day.

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      20 And a certain poor man {named}a Lazarus, covered with sores, lay at his gate,

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        • ʐ 16:20 - Literally "by name"
          21 and was longing to be filled with what fell from the table of the rich man. But even the dogs came [and]b licked his sores.

          References for Luke 16:21

            • ʑ 16:21 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("came") has been translated as a finite verb
              22 Now it happened that the poor man died, and he was carried away by the angels to {Abraham's side}.c And the rich man also died and was buried.

              References for Luke 16:22

                • ʒ 16:22 - Literally "the bosom of Abraham"
                  23 And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he]d was in torment [and]e saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.f

                  References for Luke 16:23

                    • ʓ 16:23 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was") which is understood as temporal
                    • ʔ 16:23 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("lifted up") has been translated as a finite verb
                    • ʕ 16:23 - Literally "in his bosom"
                      24 And he called out [and]g said, 'Father Abraham, have mercy on me, and send Lazarus so that he could dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am suffering pain in this flame!'

                      References for Luke 16:24

                        • ʖ 16:24 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("called out") has been translated as a finite verb
                          25 But Abraham said, 'Child, remember that you received your good [things] during your life, and Lazarus likewise bad [things]. But now he is comforted here, but you are suffering pain.
                          26 And in [addition to] all these [things], a great chasm has been established between us and you, so that those who want to cross over from here to you are not able [to do so],h nor can they cross over from there to us.'

                          References for Luke 16:26

                            • ʗ 16:26 - *The words "to do so" are not in the Greek text but are implied
                              27 So he said, 'Then I ask you, father, that you send him to my father's house,
                              28 for I have five brothers, so that he could warn them, in order that they also should not come to this place of torment!'
                              29 But Abraham said, 'They have Moses and the prophets; they must listen to them.'
                              30 And he said, 'No, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent!'
                              31 But he said to him, 'If they do not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone rises from the dead.'"