Luke 19 WEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 He entered and was passing through Jericho. 1 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through.
2 There was a man named Zacchaeus. 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 He was trying to see who Jesus was, and couldn't because of the crowd, because he was short. 3 He wanted to see who Jesus was, but being a short man he could not, because of the crowd.
4 He ran on ahead, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was 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 saw him, and said to him, "Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, for today I must stay at your house." 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 He hurried, came down, and received him joyfully. 6 So he came down at once and welcomed him gladly.
7 When they saw it, they all murmured, saying, "He has gone in to lodge 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 Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, half of my goods I give to the poor. If I have wrongfully exacted anything of anyone, I restore 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 Jesus said to him, "Today, salvation has come to this house, because he also 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 that which was lost." 10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."
11 As they heard these things, he went on and told a parable, because he was near Jerusalem, and they supposed that the kingdom of God would be revealed 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 He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far 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 He called ten servants of his, and gave them ten minas, and told them, 'Conduct business until I come.' 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 an envoy after him, saying, 'We don't want this man to reign 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 "It happened, when he had come back again, having received the kingdom, that he commanded these servants, to whom he had given the money, to be called to him, that he might know what they had gained by conducting business. 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 before him, saying, 'Lord, your mina has made ten more minas.' 16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.'
17 "He said to him, 'Well done, you good servant! Because you were found faithful in a very little, you shall 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 "The second came, saying, 'Your mina, Lord, has made five minas.' 18 "The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.'
19 "He said to him also, 'You also are to be over five cities.' 19 "His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.'
20 Another came, saying, 'Lord, behold, your mina, which I kept laid away in a handkerchief, 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 feared you, because you are an exacting man. You take up that which you didn't lay down, and reap that which you didn't 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, 'Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant! You knew that I am an exacting man, taking up that which I didn't lay down, and reaping that which I didn't 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 Then why didn't you deposit my money in the bank, and I at my coming might have earned interest on it?' 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 those who stood by, 'Take the mina away from him, and give it to him 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 "They said to him, 'Lord, he has ten minas!' 25 " 'Sir,' they said, 'he already has ten!'
26 'For I tell you that to everyone who has, will more be given; but from him who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away from him. 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 bring those enemies of mine who didn't want me to reign over them here, and kill them before me.'" 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 When he had thus spoken, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem.
29 It happened, when he drew near to Bethsphage and Bethany, at the mountain that is called Olivet, he sent two of his 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 your way into the village on the other side, in which, as you enter, you will find a colt tied, whereon no man ever yet sat. Untie him, and bring him. 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?' say to him: 'The Lord needs it.'" 31 If anyone asks you, 'Why are you untying it?' tell him, 'The Lord needs it.' "
32 Those who were sent went away, and found things just 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, the owners of it 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 They said, 'The Lord needs it.' 34 They replied, "The Lord needs it."
35 They brought it to Jesus. They threw their cloaks on the colt, and set Jesus on them. 35 They brought it to Jesus, threw their cloaks on the colt and put Jesus on it.
36 As he went, they spread their cloaks in the way. 36 As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road.
37 As he was now getting near, 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 which 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!" 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 from the multitude said to him, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples!" 39 Some of the Pharisees in the crowd said to Jesus, "Teacher, rebuke your disciples!"
40 He answered them, "I tell you that if these were silent, the stones would cry out." 40 "I tell you," he replied, "if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out."
41 When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it, 41 As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it
42 saying, "If you, even you, had known today the things which belong to your 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 the days will come on you, when your enemies will throw up a barricade against you, surround you, 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 and will dash you and your children within you to the ground. They will not leave in you one stone on another, because you didn't know 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 He entered into the temple, and began to drive out those who bought and sold in it, 45 Then he entered the temple area and began driving out those who were selling.
46 saying to them, "It is written, 'My house is 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 He was teaching daily in the temple, but the chief priests and the scribes and the leading men among the people sought 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 They couldn't find what they might do, for all the people hung on to every word that he said. 48 Yet they could not find any way to do it, because all the people hung on his words.