Luke 16:19
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
Jesus said, "There was a certain rich man who was splendidly clothed in purple and fine linen and who lived each day in luxury.

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

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

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

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

Luke 16:19 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

16:19 There was a certain rich man - Very probably a Pharisee, and one that justified himself before men; a very honest, as well as honourable gentleman: though it was not proper to mention his name on this occasion: who was clothed in purple and fine linen - and doubtless esteemed on this account, (perhaps not only by those who sold it, but by most that knew him,) as encouraging trade, and acting according to his quality: And feasted splendidly every day - And consequently was esteemed yet more, for his generosity and hospitality in keeping so good a table.

Luke 16:19 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Two Kinds of Riches
'He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. 11. If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 12. And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own?'--LUKE xvi. 10-12. That is a very strange parable which precedes my text, in which our Lord takes a piece of crafty dishonesty on the part of a
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Dives and Lazarus
'There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: 20. And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, 21. And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came and licked his sores. 22. And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried; 23. And in hell he lifted up his eyes,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Vain Hopes.
"And he said, Nay, father Abraham: but if one went unto them from the dead, they will repent. But he said, If they hear not Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded, though one rose from the dead."--ST. LUKE xvi. 30, 31. It is by no means uncommon for any one who is living a life which does not satisfy his own conscience to console himself with the fancy that if only such and such things were different around him he would be a new man, filled with a new spirit, and exhibiting a new
John Percival—Sermons at Rugby

Cross References
Proverbs 31:22
She makes her own bedspreads. She dresses in fine linen and purple gowns.

Ezekiel 16:49
Sodom's sins were pride, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door.

Luke 16:18
"For example, a man who divorces his wife and marries someone else commits adultery. And anyone who marries a woman divorced from her husband commits adultery."

Luke 16:20
At his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus who was covered with sores.

James 5:5
You have spent your years on earth in luxury, satisfying your every desire. You have fattened yourselves for the day of slaughter.

Jump to Previous
Arrayed Banquet Cheer Clothed Clothing Delicate Dressed Enjoyed Fair Fared Faring Feasted Fine Glad Good Great Habitually Joyously Linen Making Merry Once Purple Rich Shining Splendid Splendor Splendour Wealth
Jump to Next
Arrayed Banquet Cheer Clothed Clothing Delicate Dressed Enjoyed Fair Fared Faring Feasted Fine Glad Good Great Habitually Joyously Linen Making Merry Once Purple Rich Shining Splendid Splendor Splendour Wealth
Links
Luke 16:19 NIV
Luke 16:19 NLT
Luke 16:19 ESV
Luke 16:19 NASB
Luke 16:19 KJV

Luke 16:19 Bible Apps
Luke 16:19 Biblia Paralela
Luke 16:19 Chinese Bible
Luke 16:19 French Bible
Luke 16:19 German Bible

Luke 16:19 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Luke 16:18
Top of Page
Top of Page