New Living Translation
The owner then sent another servant, but they insulted him and beat him over the head.
King James Bible
And again he sent unto them another servant; and at him they cast stones, and wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully handled.
Darby Bible Translation
And again he sent to them another bondman; and at him they threw stones, and struck him on the head, and sent him away with insult.
World English Bible
Again, he sent another servant to them; and they threw stones at him, wounded him in the head, and sent him away shamefully treated.
Young's Literal Translation
And again he sent unto them another servant, and at that one having cast stones, they wounded him in the head, and sent away -- dishonoured.
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It strikes me that this scribe was half-hearted in the work of tempting our Lord, even at the first. I should imagine him to have been a very superior man amongst his fellows, a man of greater light and discernment than the rest, and of greater ability in statement and discussion. Possibly for this cause his brother scribes selected him, and put him forward to ask the testing questions. Now, it will sometimes happen that a man is thrust forward by others to do what he would never have thought of …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 26: 1880
The First and Great Commandment
Woes on the Pharisees
But the farmers grabbed the servant, beat him up, and sent him back empty-handed.
The next servant he sent was killed. Others he sent were either beaten or killed,
So the owner sent another servant, but they also insulted him, beat him up, and sent him away empty-handed.
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