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Luke 19 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And he entered [and] traveled through Jericho. 1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.
2 And {there was} a man {named} Zacchaeus, and he was a chief tax collector, and he [was] rich. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
3 And he was seeking to see Jesus--who he was--and he was not able to as a result of the crowd, because he was short in stature. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd.
4 And he ran on ahead [and] climbed up into a sycamore tree so that he could see him, because he was going to go through [that way]. 4 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.
5 And when he came to the place, Jesus looked up [and] said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down quickly, because it is necessary [for] me to stay at your house today!" 5 When Jesus reached the spot, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, come down immediately. I must stay at your house today."
6 And he came down quickly and welcomed him joyfully. 6 So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.
7 And [when they] saw [it], they all began to complain, saying, "He has gone in to find lodging with a man who is a sinner!" 7 All the people saw this and began to mutter, "He has gone to be the guest of a 'sinner.' "
8 And Zacchaeus stopped [and] said to the Lord, "Behold, half of my possessions, Lord, I am giving to the poor, and if I have extorted anything from anyone, I am paying [it] back four times [as much]!" 8 But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord, "Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything, I will pay back four times the amount."
9 And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because he too is a son of Abraham. 9 Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.
10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save those who are lost." 10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."
11 Now [while] they were listening to these [things], he went on [and] told a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and they thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear immediately. 11 While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God was going to appear at once.
12 Therefore he said, "A certain nobleman traveled to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and to return. 12 He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return.
13 And summoning ten of his own slaves, he gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business {until I come back}.' 13 So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.'
14 But his citizens hated him, and sent a delegation after him, saying, 'We do not want this man to be king over us!' 14 "But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We don't want this man to be our king.'
15 And it happened that when he returned [after] receiving the kingdom, he ordered these slaves to whom he had given the money to be summoned to him, so that he could know what they had gained by trading. 15 "He was made king, however, and returned home. Then he sent for the servants to whom he had given the money, in order to find out what they had gained with it.
16 So the first arrived, saying, 'Sir, your mina has made ten minas more!' 16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.'
17 And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave! Because you have been faithful in a very small thing, {have authority} over ten cities.' 17 " 'Well done, my good servant!' his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.'
18 And the second came, saying, 'Sir, your mina has made five minas.' 18 "The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.'
19 So he said to this one also, 'And you be over five cities.' 19 "His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.'
20 And another came, saying, 'Sir, behold your mina, which I had put away for safekeeping in a piece of cloth. 20 "Then another servant came and said, 'Sir, here is your mina; I have kept it laid away in a piece of cloth.
21 For I was afraid of you, because you are a severe man--you withdraw what you did not deposit, and you reap what you did not sow!' 21 I was afraid of you, because you are a hard man. You take out what you did not put in and reap what you did not sow.'
22 He said to him, '{By your own words} I will judge you, wicked slave! You knew that I am a severe man, withdrawing what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow. 22 "His master replied, 'I will judge you by your own words, you wicked servant! You knew, did you, that I am a hard man, taking out what I did not put in, and reaping what I did not sow?
23 And why did you not give my money to the bank, and I, [when I] returned, would have collected it with interest?' 23 Why then didn't you put my money on deposit, so that when I came back, I could have collected it with interest?'
24 And to the bystanders he said, 'Take away from him the mina and give [it] to the one who has the ten minas!' 24 "Then he said to those standing by, 'Take his mina away from him and give it to the one who has ten minas.'
25 And they said to him, 'Sir, he has ten minas.' 25 " 'Sir,' they said, 'he already has ten!'
26 'I tell you that to everyone who has, [more] will be given. But from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away. 26 "He replied, 'I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away.
27 But these enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring [them] here and slaughter them [in] my presence!'" 27 But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.' "
28 And [after he] had said these [things], he traveled on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.
29 And it happened that when he drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, to the hill called [the Mount] of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, 29 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them,
30 saying, 'Go into the village in front of [you], in which [as you] enter you will find a colt tied, on which {no person has ever} sat, and untie it [and] bring [it]. 30 "Go to the village ahead of you, and as you enter it, you will find a colt tied there, which no one has ever ridden. Untie it and bring it here.
31 And if anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying [it]?' you will say this: 'The Lord has need of it.'" 31 If anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying it?' tell him, 'The Lord needs it.' "
32 So those who were sent went [and] found [it] just as he had told them. 32 Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them.
33 And [as] they were untying the colt, its owners said to them, 'Why are you untying the colt?' 33 As they were untying the colt, its owners asked them, "Why are you untying the colt?"
34 So they said, 'The Lord has need of it.' 34 They replied, "The Lord needs it."
35 And they brought it to Jesus, and throwing their cloaks on the colt, they put Jesus [on it]. 35 They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.
36 And [as] he was going along, they were spreading out their cloaks on the road. 36 As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road.
37 Now [as] he was drawing near by this time to the descent from the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began rejoicing to praise God with a loud voice for all the miracles that they had seen, 37 When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud voices for all the miracles they had seen:
38 saying, "Blessed [is] the king, the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!" 38 "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
39 And some of the Pharisees from the crowd said to him, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples!" 39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples!"
40 And he answered [and] said, "I tell you that if these keep silent, the stones will cry out!" 40 "I tell you," he replied, "if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out."
41 And when he approached [and] saw the city, he wept over it, 41 As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it
42 saying, "If you had known on this day--even you--the things [that make] for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. 42 and said, "If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace--but now it is hidden from your eyes.
43 For days will come upon you and your enemies will put up an embankment against you, and will surround you and press you hard from all directions. 43 The days will come upon you when your enemies will build an embankment against you and encircle you and hem you in on every side.
44 And they will raze you to the ground, [you] and your children within you, and will not leave a stone upon a stone within you, {because} you did not recognize the time of your visitation." 44 They will dash you to the ground, you and the children within your walls. They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of God's coming to you."
45 And he entered into the temple [courts] [and] began to drive out those who were selling, 45 Then he entered the temple area and began driving out those who were selling.
46 saying to them, "It is written, 'And my house will be a house of prayer,' but you have made it a cave of robbers!" 46 "It is written," he said to them, " 'My house will be a house of prayer'; but you have made it 'a den of robbers.' "
47 And he was teaching every day in the temple [courts], and the chief priests and the scribes and the most prominent men of the people were seeking to destroy him. 47 Every day he was teaching at the temple. But the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the leaders among the people were trying to kill him.
48 And they did not find anything they could do, because all the people were paying close attention to [what] they were hearing from him. 48 Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words.