Luke 16:19
Good News Translation
"There was once a rich man who dressed in the most expensive clothes and lived in great luxury every day.

Contemporary English Version
There was once a rich man who wore expensive clothes and every day ate the best food.

Douay-Rheims Bible
There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

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There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day.

river.

Luke 12:16-21 And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits. . . .

Luke 18:24,25 And Jesus seeing him become sorrowful, said: How hardly shall they that have riches enter into the kingdom of God . . .

James 5:1-5 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .

clothed.

Luke 16:1 And he said also to his disciples: There was a certain rich man who had a steward: and the same was accused unto him, that he had wasted his goods.

Luke 15:13 And not many days after, the younger son, gathering all together, went abroad into a far country: and there wasted his substance, living riotously.

Job 21:11-15 Their little ones go out like a flock, and their children dance and play. . . .

Psalm 73:3-7 Because I had a zeal on occasion of the wicked, seeing the prosperity of sinners. . . .

Ezekiel 16:49 Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

Amos 6:4-6 You that sleep upon beds of ivory, and are wanton on your couches: that eat the lambs out of the flock, and the calves out of the midst of the herd; . . .

Revelation 17:4 And the woman was clothed round about with purple and scarlet, and gilt with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand, full of the abomination and filthiness of her fornication.

Revelation 18:7,16 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see. . . .

purple.

Judges 8:26 And the weight of the earlets that he requested, was a thousand seven hundred sicles of gold, besides the ornaments, and jewels, and purple raiment, which the kings of Madian were wont to use, and besides the golden chains that were about the camels necks.

Esther 8:15 And Mardochai going forth out of the palace, and from the king's presence, shone in royal apparel, to wit, of violet and sky colour, wearing a golden crown on his head, and clothed with a cloak of silk and purple. And all the city rejoiced, and was glad.

Ezekiel 16:13 And thou wast adorned with gold, and silver, and wast clothed with fine linen, and embroidered work, and many colours: thou didst eat fine flour, and honey, and oil, and wast made exceeding beautiful: and wast advanced to be a queen.

Ezekiel 27:7 Fine broidered linen from Egypt was woven for thy sail, to be spread on thy mast: blue and purple from the islands of Elisa, were made thy covering.

Mark 15:17,20 And they clothed him with purple: and, platting a crown of thorns, they put it upon him. . . .

Context
The Rich Man and Lazarus
18Every one that putteth away his wife and marrieth another committeth adultery: and he that marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery. 19There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and feasted sumptuously every day. 20And there was a certain beggar, named Lazarus, who lay at his gate, full of sores,…
Cross References
Proverbs 31:22
She hath made for herself clothing of tapestry: fine linen, and purple, is her covering.

Ezekiel 16:49
Behold this was the iniquity of Sodom thy sister, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance, and the idleness of her, and of her daughters: and they did not put forth their hand to the needy, and the poor.

Luke 16:18
Every one that putteth away his wife and marrieth another committeth adultery: and he that marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.

Luke 16:20
And there was a certain beggar, named Lazarus, who lay at his gate, full of sores,

James 5:5
You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter.

Additional Translations
Now there was a rich man dressed in purple and fine linen, who lived each day in joyous splendor.

And there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendor every day.

There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day:

Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously every day:

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day:

"There was once a rich man who habitually arrayed himself in purple and fine linen, and enjoyed a splendid banquet every day,

"Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, living in luxury every day.

'And -- a certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, making merry sumptuously every day,
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