Luke 10:2
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English Standard Version
And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.

King James Bible
Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth laborers into his harvest.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: The harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few. Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send labourers into his harvest.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, The harvest is plenteous, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth labourers into his harvest.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore said he to them, The harvest truly is great, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest.

Weymouth New Testament
And He addressed them thus: "The harvest is abundant, but the reapers are few: therefore entreat the Owner of the harvest to send out more reapers into His fields. And now go.

Luke 10:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The harvest (θερισμὸς)

From θέρος, summer (compare θέρομαι, to become warm). Harvest, that which is gathered in summer. Wyc., much ripe corn is, but few workmen.

Pray

See on Luke 8:38.

Send forth (ἐκβάλῃ)

Lit., drive or thrust forth, implying the urgency of the mission. See on Mark 1:12.

Luke 10:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The harvest.

Matthew 9:37,38 Then said he to his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the laborers are few...

John 4:35-38 Say not you, There are yet four months, and then comes harvest? behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields...

1 Corinthians 3:6-9 I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase...

the labourers.

Matthew 20:1 For the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder...

Mark 13:34 For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work...

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed on me was not in vain...

2 Corinthians 6:1 We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.

Philippians 2:25,30 Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labor, and fellow soldier, but your messenger...

Colossians 1:29 Whereunto I also labor, striving according to his working, which works in me mightily.

Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, salutes you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers...

1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brothers, our labor and travail: for laboring night and day, because we would not be chargeable to any of you...

1 Thessalonians 5:12 And we beseech you, brothers, to know them which labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;

1 Timothy 4:10,15,16 For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men...

1 Timothy 5:17,18 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine...

2 Timothy 2:3-6 You therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ...

2 Timothy 4:5 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an evangelist, make full proof of your ministry.

Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellow laborer,

are.

1 Kings 18:22 Then said Elijah to the people, I, even I only, remain a prophet of the LORD; but Baal's prophets are four hundred and fifty men.

1 Kings 22:6-8 Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said to them...

Isaiah 56:9-12 All you beasts of the field, come to devour, yes, all you beasts in the forest...

Ezekiel 34:2-6 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say to them, Thus said the Lord GOD to the shepherds...

Zechariah 11:5,17 Whose possessors slay them, and hold themselves not guilty: and they that sell them say, Blessed be the LORD; for I am rich...

Matthew 9:36 But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad...

Acts 16:9,10 And a vision appeared to Paul in the night; There stood a man of Macedonia, and prayed him, saying, Come over into Macedonia...

Philippians 2:21 For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.

Revelation 11:2,3 But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given to the Gentiles...

pray.

2 Thessalonians 3:1 Finally, brothers, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you:

the Lord.

Luke 9:1 Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.

Numbers 11:17,29 And I will come down and talk with you there: and I will take of the spirit which is on you, and will put it on them...

Psalm 68:11 The Lord gave the word: great was the company of those that published it.

Jeremiah 3:15 And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

Mark 16:15,20 And he said to them, Go you into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature...

Acts 8:4 Therefore they that were scattered abroad went every where preaching the word.

Acts 11:19 Now they which were scattered abroad on the persecution that arose about Stephen traveled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch...

Acts 13:2,4 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

Acts 22:21 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles.

Acts 26:15-18 And I said, Who are you, Lord? And he said, I am Jesus whom you persecute...

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God has set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings...

Ephesians 4:7-12 But to every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ...

1 Timothy 1:12-14 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who has enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry...

Hebrews 3:6 But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we...

Revelation 2:1 To the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things said he that holds the seven stars in his right hand...

Cross References
Matthew 9:37
Then he said to his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few;

Matthew 9:38
therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest."

John 4:35
Do you not say, 'There are yet four months, then comes the harvest'? Look, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and see that the fields are white for harvest.

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