“There was a rich man who dressed in purple 1 and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously 2 every day.
"There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and lived in luxury every day.
"Now there was a rich man, and he habitually dressed in purple and fine linen, joyously living in splendor every day.
Jesus said, "There was a certain rich man who was splendidly clothed and who lived each day in luxury.
"There once was a rich man, expensively dressed in the latest fashions, wasting his days in conspicuous consumption.
Now there was a certain man of great wealth, who was dressed in fair clothing of purple and delicate linen, and was shining and glad every day.
"There was a rich man who was dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.
"There was a certain rich man who was clothed in purple and fine linen and fared sumptuously every day.
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1 sn Purple describes a fine, expensive dye used on luxurious clothing, and by metonymy, refers to clothing colored with that dye. It pictures someone of great wealth.
2 tn Or “celebrated with ostentation” (L&N 88.255), that is, with showing off. Here was the original conspicuous consumer.