Matthew 20:11
New International Version
When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner.

New Living Translation
When they received their pay, they protested to the owner,

English Standard Version
And on receiving it they grumbled at the master of the house,

Berean Study Bible
On receiving their pay, they began to grumble against the landowner.

Berean Literal Bible
And having received it, they were grumbling against the master of the house,

New American Standard Bible
"When they received it, they grumbled at the landowner,

New King James Version
And when they had received it, they complained against the landowner,

King James Bible
And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,

Christian Standard Bible
When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner:

Contemporary English Version
they began complaining to the owner of the vineyard.

Good News Translation
They took their money and started grumbling against the employer.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner:

International Standard Version
When they received it, they began to complain to the landowner,

NET Bible
When they received it, they began to complain against the landowner,

New Heart English Bible
When they received it, they murmured against the master of the household,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when they received it, they complained to the lord of the estate.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Although they took it, they began to protest to the owner.

New American Standard 1977
“And when they received it, they grumbled at the landowner,

King James 2000 Bible
And when they had received it, they murmured against the owner of the house,

American King James Version
And when they had received it, they murmured against the manager of the house,

American Standard Version
And when they received it, they murmured against the householder,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And receiving it they murmured against the master of the house,

Darby Bible Translation
And on receiving it they murmured against the master of the house,

English Revised Version
And when they received it, they murmured against the householder,

Webster's Bible Translation
And when they had received it, they murmured against the master of the house.

Weymouth New Testament
So when they had received it, they grumbled against the employer, saying,

World English Bible
When they received it, they murmured against the master of the household,

Young's Literal Translation
and having received it, they were murmuring against the householder, saying,
Study Bible
The Parable of the Workers
10So when the original workers came, they assumed they would receive more. But each of them also received a denarius. 11On receiving their pay, they began to grumble against the landowner. 12‘These men who were hired last worked only one hour,’ they said, ‘and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.’…
Cross References
Matthew 20:10
So when the original workers came, they assumed they would receive more. But each of them also received a denarius.

Matthew 20:12
These men who were hired last worked only one hour,' they said, 'and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the scorching heat of the day.'

Mark 14:5
It could have been sold for over three hundred denarii and the money given to the poor." And they scolded her.

John 6:41
At this, the Jews began to grumble about Jesus because He had said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."

John 6:61
Aware that His disciples were grumbling about this teaching, Jesus asked them, "Does this offend you?

Treasury of Scripture

And when they had received it, they murmured against the manager of the house,

they murmured.

Luke 5:30
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?

Luke 15:2,28-30
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them…

Luke 19:7
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner.









Lexicon
On receiving [their pay],
Λαβόντες (Labontes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

they began to grumble
ἐγόγγυζον (egongyzon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1111: To whisper, murmur, grumble (generally of smoldering discontent). Of uncertain derivation; to grumble.

against
κατὰ (kata)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 2596: A primary particle; down, in varied relations (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined).

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

landowner.
οἰκοδεσπότου (oikodespotou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3617: A head of a household. From oikos and despotes; the head of a family.
(11) They murmured--i.e., as the Greek tense shows, with repeated and prolonged murmurs.

The goodman of the house.--Better, householder. The Greek word is the same as in Matthew 20:1, and the archaic English phrase is a needless variation.

Verse 11. - They murmured. They complained aloud of the injustice to which, as they thought, they were subjected. This is one of those traits in the parable which, whatever its spiritual meaning may be, is most natural and life like.
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