Matthew 20:1
Good News Translation
"The Kingdom of heaven is like this. Once there was a man who went out early in the morning to hire some men to work in his vineyard.

Contemporary English Version
As Jesus was telling what the kingdom of heaven would be like, he said: Early one morning a man went out to hire some workers for his vineyard.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

New American Bible
“The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out at dawn to hire laborers for his vineyard.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

the kingdom.

Matthew 3:2 And saying: Do penance: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 13:24,31,33,44,45,47 Another parable he proposed to them, saying: The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man that sowed good seed in his field. . . .

Matthew 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is likened to a king who made a marriage for his son.

Matthew 25:1,14 Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like to ten virgins, who taking their lamps went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride. . . .

a man.

Matthew 9:37,38 Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few. . . .

Matthew 21:33-43 Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country. . . .

Songs 8:11,12 The peaceable had a vineyard, in that which hath people: he let out the same to keepers, every man bringeth for the fruit thereof a thousand pieces of silver. . . .

Isaiah 5:1,2 I will sing to my beloved the canticle of my cousin concerning his vineyard. My beloved had a vineyard on a hill in a fruitful place. . . .

John 15:1 I am the true vine: and my Father is the husbandman.

early.

Matthew 23:37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets and stonest them that are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered together thy children, as the hen doth gather her chickens under her wings, and thou wouldst not?

Songs 8:11,12 The peaceable had a vineyard, in that which hath people: he let out the same to keepers, every man bringeth for the fruit thereof a thousand pieces of silver. . . .

Jeremiah 25:3,4 From the thirteenth year of Josias the son of Ammon king of Juda until this day: this is the three and twentieth year, the word of the Lord hath come to me, and I have spoken to you, rising before day, and speaking, and you have not hearkened. . . .

labourers.

Mark 13:34 Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Hebrews 13:21 Fit you in all goodness, that you may do his will; doing in you that which is well pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom is glory for ever and ever. Amen.

2 Peter 1:5-10 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

Context
The Parable of the Workers
1The kingdom of heaven is like to an householder, who went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard. 2And having agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.…
Cross References
Matthew 9:37
Then he saith to his disciples, The harvest indeed is great, but the labourers are few.

Matthew 13:24
Another parable he proposed to them, saying: The kingdom of heaven is likened to a man that sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 20:2
And having agreed with the labourers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 21:28
But what think you? A certain man had two sons: and coming to the first, he said: Son, go work to day in my vineyard.

Matthew 21:33
Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country.

Additional Translations
For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard.

For the kingdom of the heavens is like to a man, a master of a house, who went out in the morning to hire workmen for his vineyard.

For the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard.

For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that was a householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard.

For the kingdom of the heavens is like a householder who went out with the early morn to hire workmen for his vineyard.

For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.

For the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is a householder, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard.

"For the Kingdom of the Heavens is like an employer who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard,

"For the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who was the master of a household, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.

'For the reign of the heavens is like to a man, a householder, who went forth with the morning to hire workmen for his vineyard,
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