Luke 12:16
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English Standard Version
And he told them a parable, saying, “The land of a rich man produced plentifully,

King James Bible
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

American Standard Version
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits.

English Revised Version
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Webster's Bible Translation
And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:

Weymouth New Testament
And He spoke a parable to them. "A certain rich man's lands," He said, "yielded abundant crops,

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The ground.

Genesis 26:12-14 Then Isaac sowed in that land, and received in the same year an hundred times: and the LORD blessed him...

Genesis 41:47-49 And in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth by handfuls...

Job 12:6 The tabernacles of robbers prosper, and they that provoke God are secure; into whose hand God brings abundantly.

Psalm 73:3,12 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked...

Hosea 2:8 For she did not know that I gave her corn, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver and gold, which they prepared for Baal.

Matthew 5:45 That you may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good...

Acts 14:17 Nevertheless he left not himself without witness, in that he did good, and gave us rain from heaven, and fruitful seasons...

Cross References
Ezekiel 16:49
Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had pride, excess of food, and prosperous ease, but did not aid the poor and needy.

Matthew 13:8
Other seeds fell on good soil and produced grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.

Luke 12:15
And he said to them, "Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."

Luke 12:17
and he thought to himself, 'What shall I do, for I have nowhere to store my crops?'

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