New International Version
And he told them this parable: "The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest.
King James Bible
And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:
Darby Bible Translation
And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The land of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.
World English Bible
He spoke a parable to them, saying, "The ground of a certain rich man brought forth abundantly.
Young's Literal Translation
And he spake a simile unto them, saying, 'Of a certain rich man the field brought forth well;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The ground of a certain rich man, etc. - He had generally what is called good luck in his farm, and this was a remarkably plentiful year.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.--LUKE 12:15. A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.--Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.--Godliness with contentment is great gain. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
May 14. "But God" (Luke xii. 20).
October the Nineteenth Ready!
True Harvest Joy.
"'Now this was the sin of your sister Sodom: She and her daughters were arrogant, overfed and unconcerned; they did not help the poor and needy.
Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop--a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.
Then he said to them, "Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions."
He thought to himself, 'What shall I do? I have no place to store my crops.'
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