Luke 14:18
Good News Translation
But they all began, one after another, to make excuses. The first one told the servant, 'I have bought a field and must go and look at it; please accept my apologies.'

Contemporary English Version
One guest after another started making excuses. The first one said, "I bought some land, and I've got to look it over. Please excuse me."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they began all at once to make excuse. The first said to him: I have bought a farm and I must needs go out and see it. I pray thee, hold me excused.

New American Bible
But one by one, they all began to excuse themselves. The first said to him, ‘I have purchased a field and must go to examine it; I ask you, consider me excused.’

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And they began all at once to make excuse. The first said to him: I have bought a farm and I must needs go out and see it. I pray thee, hold me excused.

all.

Luke 20:4,5 The baptism of John, was it from heaven, or of men? . . .

Isaiah 28:12,13 To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear. . . .

Isaiah 29:11,12 And the vision of all shall be unto you as the words of a book that is sealed which when they shall deliver to one that is learned, they shall say: Read this: and he shall answer: I cannot, for it is sealed. . . .

Jeremiah 5:4,5 But I said: Perhaps these are poor and foolish, that know not the way of the Lord, the judgment of their God. . . .

Jeremiah 6:10,16,17 To whom shall I speak? and to whom shall I testify, that he may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hear: behold the word of the Lord is become unto them a reproach: and they will not receive it. . . .

Matthew 22:5,6 But they neglected and went their ways, one to his farm and another to his merchandise. . . .

John 1:11 He came unto his own: and his own received him not.

John 5:40 And you will not come to me that you may have life.

Acts 13:45,46 And the Jews, seeing the multitudes, were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were said by Paul, blaspheming. . . .

Acts 18:5,6 And when Silas and Timothy were come from Macedonia, Paul was earnest in preaching, testifying to the Jews that Jesus is the Christ. . . .

Acts 28:25-27 And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, Paul speaking this one word: Well did the Holy Ghost speak to our fathers by Isaias the prophet, . . .

I have.

Luke 8:14 And that which fell among thorns are they who have heard and, going their way, are choked with the cares and riches and pleasures of this life and yield no fruit.

Luke 17:26-31 And as it came to pass in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. . . .

Luke 18:24 And Jesus seeing him become sorrowful, said: How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God

Matthew 24:38,39 For, as in the days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, even till that day in which Noe entered into the ark: . . .

1 Timothy 6:9,10 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition. . . .

2 Timothy 4:4,10 And will indeed turn away their hearing from the truth, but will be turned unto fables. . . .

Hebrews 12:16 Lest there be any fornicator or profane person, as Esau who for one mess sold his first birthright.

1 John 2:15,16 Love not the world, nor the things which are in the world. If any man love the world, the charity of the Father is not in him. . . .

Context
The Parable of the Banquet
17And he sent his servant at the hour of supper to say to them that were invited, that they should come: for now all things are ready. 18And they began all at once to make excuse. The first said to him: I have bought a farm and I must needs go out and see it. I pray thee, hold me excused. 19And another said: I have bought five yoke of oxen and I go to try them. I pray thee, hold me excused.…
Cross References
Luke 14:17
And he sent his servant at the hour of supper to say to them that were invited, that they should come: for now all things are ready.

Luke 14:19
And another said: I have bought five yoke of oxen and I go to try them. I pray thee, hold me excused.

Philippians 3:4
Though I might also have confidence in the flesh. If any other thinketh he may have confidence in the flesh, I more:

Additional Translations
But one after another they all began to make excuses. The first one said, ‘I have bought a field and I need to go see it. Please excuse me.’

And all with one voice began to excuse themselves. The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I have need, going out, to see it. I beg of you, hold me excused.'

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said to him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray you have me excused.

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a field, and I must needs go out and see it; I pray thee have me excused.

And all began, without exception, to excuse themselves. The first said to him, I have bought land, and I must go out and see it; I pray thee hold me for excused.

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said unto him, I have bought a field, and I must needs go out and see it: I pray thee have me excused.

And they all with one consent began to make excuse. The first said to him, I have bought a piece of ground, and I must needs go and see it: I pray thee have me excused.

"But they all without exception began to excuse themselves. The first told him, "'I have purchased a piece of land, and must of necessity go and look at it. Pray hold me excused.'

They all as one began to make excuses. "The first said to him, 'I have bought a field, and I must go and see it. Please have me excused.'

'And they began with one consent all to excuse themselves: The first said to him, A field I bought, and I have need to go forth and see it; I beg of thee, have me excused.
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