New Living Translation
"That evening he told the foreman to call the workers in and pay them, beginning with the last workers 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:8 In the evening - Of life; or of the world.
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." …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
The Private Thoughts and Words of Jesus
"Do not defraud or rob your neighbor. "Do not make your hired workers wait until the next day to receive their pay.
You must pay them their wages each day before sunset because they are poor and are counting on it. If you don't, they might cry out to the LORD against you, and it would be counted against you as sin.
"They replied, 'Because no one hired us.' "The landowner told them, 'Then go out and join the others in my vineyard.'
When those hired at five o'clock were paid, each received a full day's wage.
Joanna, the wife of Chuza, Herod's business manager; Susanna; and many others who were contributing from their own resources to support Jesus and his disciples.
Jump to PreviousBegin Beginning Evening Finish First Foreman Group Hire Hired Laborers Manager Master Ones Owner Pay Steward Vine-Garden Vineyard Wages Workers Workmen
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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