Luke 19:12

English Standard Version

12 He said therefore, “A nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom and then return. (Mt25%3A14; Mr13%3A34)

New International Version

12 He said: “A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return.

New Int. Readers Version

12 Jesus said, “A man from an important family went to a country far away. He went there to be made king and then return home.

King James Version

12 He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.