New International Version
"When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first.'
King James Bible
So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard saith unto his steward, Call the labourers, and give them their hire, beginning from the last unto the first.
Darby Bible Translation
But when the evening was come, the lord of the vineyard says to his steward, Call the workmen and pay [them] their wages, beginning from the last even to the first.
World English Bible
When evening had come, the lord of the vineyard said to his manager, 'Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning from the last to the first.'
Young's Literal Translation
'And evening having come, the lord of the vineyard saith to his steward, Call the workmen, and pay them the reward, having begun from the last -- unto the first.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the even was come - Six o'clock, the time they ceased from labor, and the workmen came to receive their wages.
Steward - Επιτρωπος. A manager of the household concerns under the master. The rabbinical writers use the very same word, in Hebrew letters, for the same office, אפיטרופוס epitropos. See Kypke.
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"'Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. "'Do not hold back the wages of a hired worker overnight.
Pay them their wages each day before sunset, because they are poor and are counting on it. Otherwise they may cry to the LORD against you, and you will be guilty of sin.
"'Because no one has hired us,' they answered. "He said to them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard.'
"The workers who were hired about five in the afternoon came and each received a denarius.
Joanna the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod's household; Susanna; and many others. These women were helping to support them out of their own means.
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Jump to NextBegin Beginning Evening Finish First Foreman Group Hire Hired Laborers Manager Master Ones Owner Pay Steward Vine-Garden Vineyard Wages Workers Workmen
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