Luke 8:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
His disciples asked him what this parable meant.

New Living Translation
His disciples asked him what this parable meant.

English Standard Version
And when his disciples asked him what this parable meant,

Berean Study Bible
Then His disciples asked Him what this parable meant.

New American Standard Bible
Now His disciples began asking Him what this parable meant.

NASB 1995
His disciples began questioning Him as to what this parable meant.

NASB 1977
And His disciples began questioning Him as to what this parable might be.

Amplified Bible
Now His disciples began asking Him what this parable meant.

Christian Standard Bible
Then his disciples asked him, “What does this parable mean? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then His disciples asked Him, "What does this parable mean?"

Contemporary English Version
Jesus' disciples asked him what the story meant.

Good News Translation
His disciples asked Jesus what this parable meant,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
His disciples asked him what this story meant.

International Standard Version
Then his disciples began to ask him what this parable meant.

NET Bible
Then his disciples asked him what this parable meant.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?

New King James Version
Then His disciples asked Him, saying, “What does this parable mean?”

King James 2000 Bible
And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?

New Heart English Bible
Then his disciples asked him, "What does this parable mean?"

World English Bible
Then his disciples asked him, "What does this parable mean?"

American King James Version
And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?

American Standard Version
And his disciples asked him what this parable might be.

A Faithful Version
Then His disciples asked Him, saying, "What might this parable be?"

Darby Bible Translation
And his disciples asked him [saying], What may this parable be?

English Revised Version
And his disciples asked him what this parable might be.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his disciples asked him, saying, What doth this parable mean?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Then his disciples asked him, demaunding what parable that was.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And his disciples asked hym, saying what maner of similitude is this?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And his disciples axed him, and sayde: What symilitude is this?

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And his disciples axed him sayinge: what maner similitude is this?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And His disciples were questioning Him, saying, “What may this allegory be?”

Berean Literal Bible
And His disciples were asking Him, "What does this parable mean?"

Young's Literal Translation
And his disciples were questioning him, saying, 'What may this simile be?'

Smith's Literal Translation
And his disciples asked him, saying, What may this parable be?

Literal Emphasis Translation
And His disciples asked upon Him, What is this parable?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And his disciples asked him what this parable might be.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Then his disciples questioned him as to what this parable might mean.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And his disciples asked him, “What is this parable?”

Lamsa Bible
And his disciples asked him, What is this parable?

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
And the disciples asked him, saying: What does this parable mean?

Godbey New Testament
And His disciples asked Him saying, What might this parable be?

Haweis New Testament
Then his disciples asked him, saying. What might this parable mean?

Mace New Testament
But his disciples having ask'd him the meaning of this parable;

Weymouth New Testament
The disciples proceeded to ask Him what this parable meant.

Worrell New Testament
And His disciples were asking Him, what this parable might be.

Worsley New Testament
And his disciples asked Him, what might be the meaning of this parable.








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