Luke 20:13
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English Standard Version
Then the owner of the vineyard said, ‘What shall I do? I will send my beloved son; perhaps they will respect him.’

King James Bible
Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be they will reverence him when they see him.

American Standard Version
And the lord of the vineyard said, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son; it may be they will reverence him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then the lord of the vineyard said: What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be, when they see him, they will reverence him.

English Revised Version
And the lord of the vineyard said, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be they will reverence him.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said the lord of the vineyard, What shall I do? I will send my beloved son: it may be when they see him they will reverence him.

Weymouth New Testament
Then the owner of the vineyard said, "'What am I to do? I will send my son--my dearly-loved son: they will probably respect him.'

Luke 20:13 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

It may be (ἴσως)

Only here in New Testament. The adverb of ἴσος, equal. It expresses more than perhaps, implying rather a strong probability. Compare the phrase, it is an even chance that.

Reverence

See on Matthew 21:37.

Luke 20:13 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What.

Isaiah 5:4 What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? why, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes...

Hosea 6:4 O Ephraim, what shall I do to you? O Judah, what shall I do to you? for your goodness is as a morning cloud...

Hosea 11:8 How shall I give you up, Ephraim? how shall I deliver you, Israel? how shall I make you as Admah? how shall I set you as Zeboim?...

I will.

Luke 9:35 And there came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son: hear him.

Matthew 3:17 And see a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

Matthew 17:5 While he yet spoke, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son...

John 1:34 And I saw, and bore record that this is the Son of God.

John 3:16,17,35,36 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish...

Romans 8:3 For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh...

Galatians 4:4 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

1 John 4:9-15 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world...

it may.

Jeremiah 36:3,7 It may be that the house of Judah will hear all the evil which I purpose to do to them; that they may return every man from his evil way...

Cross References
Ezekiel 12:3
As for you, son of man, prepare for yourself an exile's baggage, and go into exile by day in their sight. You shall go like an exile from your place to another place in their sight. Perhaps they will understand, though they are a rebellious house.

Luke 18:2
He said, "In a certain city there was a judge who neither feared God nor respected man.

Luke 18:4
For a while he refused, but afterward he said to himself, 'Though I neither fear God nor respect man,

Luke 20:12
And he sent yet a third. This one also they wounded and cast out.

Luke 20:14
But when the tenants saw him, they said to themselves, 'This is the heir. Let us kill him, so that the inheritance may be ours.'

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