Luke 14:19
New International Version
"Another said, 'I have just bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.'

New Living Translation
Another said, ‘I have just bought five pairs of oxen, and I want to try them out. Please excuse me.’

English Standard Version
And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to examine them. Please have me excused.’

Berean Study Bible
Another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out. Please excuse me.’

Berean Literal Bible
And another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to prove them. I beg of you, hold me excused.'

King James Bible
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused.

New King James Version
And another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to test them. I ask you to have me excused.’

New American Standard Bible
And another one said, ‘I bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please consider me excused.’

NASB 1995
"Another one said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please consider me excused.'

NASB 1977
“And another one said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please consider me excused.’

Amplified Bible
Another one said, ‘I have purchased five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out; please consider me excused.’

Christian Standard Bible
“Another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I’m going to try them out. I ask you to excuse me.’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"Another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I'm going to try them out. I ask you to excuse me.'

American Standard Version
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them; I pray thee have me excused.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to examine them; I beg of you, allow me to be excused.'”

Contemporary English Version
Another guest said, "I bought five teams of oxen, and I need to try them out. Please excuse me."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And another said: I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to try them: I pray thee, hold me excused.

English Revised Version
And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray thee have me excused.

Good News Translation
Another one said, 'I have bought five pairs of oxen and am on my way to try them out; please accept my apologies.'

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Another said, 'I bought five pairs of oxen, and I'm on my way to see how well they plow. Please excuse me.'

International Standard Version
Another said, 'I bought five pairs of oxen, and I'm on my way to try them out. Please excuse me.'

Literal Standard Version
And another said, I bought five yoke of oxen, and I go on to prove them; I beg of you, have me excused.

NET Bible
Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going out to examine them. Please excuse me.'

New Heart English Bible
"Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I must go try them out. Please have me excused.'

Weymouth New Testament
"A second pleaded, "'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and am on my way to try them. Pray hold me excused.'

World English Bible
"Another said, 'I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I must go try them out. Please have me excused.'

Young's Literal Translation
'And another said, Five yoke of oxen I bought, and I go on to prove them; I beg of thee, have me excused:

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Parable of the Banquet
18But 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.’ 19 Another said, ‘I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I am going to try them out. Please excuse me.’ 20Still another said, ‘I have married a wife, so I cannot come.’…

Cross References
Luke 14:18
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.'

Luke 14:20
Still another said, 'I have married a wife, so I cannot come.'


Treasury of Scripture

And another said, I have bought five yoke of oxen, and I go to prove them: I pray you have me excused.









(19) Five yoke of oxen.--The number was one which came within the reach of any peasant farmer of moderate competence. (Comp. Elisha's twelve yoke of oxen, 1Kings 19:19.)



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
Another
ἕτερος (heteros)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2087: (a) of two: another, a second, (b) other, different, (c) one's neighbor. Of uncertain affinity; other or different.

said,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

‘I have bought
ἠγόρασα (ēgorasa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 59: To buy. From agora; properly, to go to market, i.e. to purchase; specially, to redeem.

five
πέντε (pente)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 4002: Five. A primary number; 'five'.

yoke
Ζεύγη (Zeugē)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's 2201: A yoke, team; hence: a pair. From the same as zugos; a couple, i.e. A team or brace.

of oxen
βοῶν (boōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 1016: An ox, cow, bull. Probably from the base of bosko; an ox, i.e. An animal of that species.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

I am going
πορεύομαι (poreuomai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 4198: To travel, journey, go, die.

to try
δοκιμάσαι (dokimasai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 1381: From dokimos; to test; by implication, to approve.

them [out].
αὐτά (auta)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Neuter 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Please
ἐρωτῶ (erōtō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 2065: Apparently from ereo; to interrogate; by implication, to request.

excuse
παρῃτημένον (parētēmenon)
Verb - Perfect Participle Middle or Passive - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3868: From para and the middle voice of aiteo; to beg off, i.e. Deprecate, decline, shun.

me.’
με (me)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.


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