New Living Translation
When they received their pay, they protested to the owner,
King James Bible
And when they had received it, they murmured against the goodman of the house,
Darby Bible Translation
And on receiving it they murmured against the master of the house,
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,
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LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xx. 30, About the Two Blind Men Sitting by the Way Side, and Crying Out, "Lord, have Mercy On
1. Ye know, Holy Brethren, full well as we do, that our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is the Physician of our eternal health; and that to this end He took the weakness of our nature, that our weakness might not last for ever. For He assumed a mortal body, wherein to kill death. And, "though He was crucified through weakness," as the Apostle saith, "yet He liveth by the power of God."  They are the words too of the same Apostle; "He dieth no more, and death shall have no more dominion over Him." …
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The Private Thoughts and Words of Jesus
When those hired first came to get their pay, they assumed they would receive more. But they, too, were paid a day's wage.
'Those people worked only one hour, and yet you've paid them just as much as you paid us who worked all day in the scorching heat.'
"It could have been sold for a year's wages and the money given to the poor!" So they scolded her harshly.
Then the people began to murmur in disagreement because he had said, "I am the bread that came down from heaven."
Jesus was aware that his disciples were complaining, so he said to them, "Does this offend you?
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