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Luke 19 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 He entered Jericho and was passing through it. 1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.
2 A man was there named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was rich. 2 A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
3 He was trying to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd he could not, 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 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore tree to see him, because he was going to pass that way. 4 So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree to see him, since Jesus was coming that way.
5 When Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must 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 So he hurried down and was happy to welcome him. 6 So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.
7 All who saw it began to grumble and said, "He has gone to be the guest of one 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 Zacchaeus stood there and said to the Lord, "Look, half of my possessions, Lord, I will give to the poor; and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will pay 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 Then 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 out and to save the lost." 10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."
11 As they were listening to this, he went on to tell a parable, because he was near Jerusalem, and because they supposed that the kingdom of God was 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 So he said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to get royal power for himself and then return. 12 He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return.
13 He summoned ten of his slaves, and gave them ten pounds, and said to them, "Do business with these 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 the citizens of his country hated him and sent a delegation after him, saying, "We do not want this man to rule 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 When he returned, having received royal power, he ordered these slaves, to whom he had given the money, to be summoned so that he might find out 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 The first came forward and said, "Lord, your pound has made ten more pounds.' 16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.'
17 He said to him, "Well done, good slave! Because you have been trustworthy in a very small thing, take charge of 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 Then the second came, saying, "Lord, your pound has made five pounds.' 18 "The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.'
19 He said to him, "And you, rule over five cities.' 19 "His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.'
20 Then the other came, saying, "Lord, here is your pound. I wrapped it up 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 harsh man; you take what you did not deposit, and 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, "I will judge you by your own words, you wicked slave! You knew, did you, that I was a harsh man, taking 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 Why then did you not put my money into the bank? Then when I returned, I could 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 He said to the bystanders, "Take the pound from him and give it to the one who has ten pounds.' 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, "Lord, he has ten pounds!') 25 " 'Sir,' they said, 'he already has ten!'
26 "I tell you, to all those who have, more will be given; but from those who have nothing, even what they have 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 as for 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 After he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.
29 When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place 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 ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt that has never been ridden. Untie it and bring it here. 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 If anyone asks you, "Why are you untying it?' just say this, "The Lord needs it.' " 31 If anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying it?' tell him, 'The Lord needs it.' "
32 So those who were sent departed and found it as he had told them. 32 Those who were sent ahead went and found it just as he had told them.
33 As they were untying the colt, its owners asked 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 They said, "The Lord needs it." 34 They replied, "The Lord needs it."
35 Then they brought it to Jesus; and after throwing their cloaks on the colt, they set Jesus on it. 35 They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.
36 As he rode along, people kept spreading their cloaks on the road. 36 As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road.
37 As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds of power 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 who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest heaven!" 38 "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!"
39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to him, "Teacher, order your disciples to stop." 39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples!"
40 He answered, "I tell you, if these were silent, the stones would shout out." 40 "I tell you," he replied, "if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out."
41 As he came near 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, even you, had only recognized on this day 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 Indeed, the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up ramparts around you and surround you, and hem you in on every side. 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 They will crush you to the ground, you and your children within you, and they will not leave within you one stone upon another; because you did not recognize the time of your visitation from God." 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 Then he entered the temple and began to drive out those who were selling things there; 45 Then he entered the temple area and began driving out those who were selling.
46 and he said, "It is written, "My house shall be a house of prayer'; but you have made it a den 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 Every day he was teaching in the temple. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people kept looking for a way to kill 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 but they did not find anything they could do, for all the people were spellbound by what they heard. 48 Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words.