New Living Translation
At the time of the grape harvest, he sent his servants to collect his share of the crop.
King James Bible
And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
Darby Bible Translation
But when the time of fruit drew near, he sent his bondmen to the husbandmen to receive his fruits.
World English Bible
When the season for the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, to receive his fruit.
Young's Literal Translation
'And when the season of the fruits came nigh, he sent his servants unto the husbandmen, to receive the fruits of it,
Matthew 21:34 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:34 He sent his servants - His extraordinary messengers, the prophets: to the husbandmen - The ordinary preachers or ministers of the Jews.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxi. 19, Where Jesus Dried up the Fig-Tree; and on the Words, Luke xxiv. 28, Where He Made A
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But the farmers grabbed his servants, beat one, killed one, and stoned another.
"But when the tenant farmers saw his son coming, they said to one another, 'Here comes the heir to this estate. Come on, let's kill him and get the estate for ourselves!'
"When the owner of the vineyard returns," Jesus asked, "what do you think he will do to those farmers?"
The religious leaders replied, "He will put the wicked men to a horrible death and lease the vineyard to others who will give him his share of the crop after each harvest."
When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come!
Then Jesus began teaching them with stories: "A man planted a vineyard. He built a wall around it, dug a pit for pressing out the grape juice, and built a lookout tower. Then he leased the vineyard to tenant farmers and moved to another country.
At the time of the grape harvest, he sent one of his servants to collect his share of the crop.
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