Matthew 20:16
Good News Translation
And Jesus concluded, "So those who are last will be first, and those who are first will be last."

Contemporary English Version
Jesus then said, "So it is. Everyone who is now last will be first, and everyone who is first will be last."

Douay-Rheims Bible
So shall the last be first and the first last. For many are called but few chosen.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

So shall the last be first and the first last. For many are called but few chosen.

the last.

Matthew 8:11,12 And I say to you that many shall come from the east and the west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven: . . .

Matthew 19:30 And many that are first, shall be last: and the last shall be first.

Matthew 21:31 Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him: The first. Jesus saith to them: Amen I say to you that the publicans and the harlots shall go into the kingdom of God before you.

Mark 10:31 But many that are first shall be last: and the last, first.

Luke 7:47 Wherefore, I say to thee: Many sins are forgiven her, because she hath loved much. But to whom less is forgiven, he loveth less.

Luke 13:28-30 There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth; when you shall see Abraham and Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets, in the kingdom of God: and you yourselves thrust out. . . .

Luke 15:7 I say to you that even so there shall be joy in heaven upon one sinner that doth penance, more than upon ninety-nine just who need not penance.

Luke 17:17,18 And Jesus answering, said: Were not ten made clean? And where are the nine? . . .

John 12:19-22 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves: Do you see that we prevail nothing? Behold, the whole world is gone after him. . . .

Romans 5:20 Now the law entered in that sin might abound. And where sin abounded, grace did more abound.

Romans 9:30 What then shall we say? That the Gentiles who followed not after justice have attained to justice, even the justice that is of faith.

for.

Matthew 7:13 Enter ye in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in thereat.

Matthew 22:14 For many are called, but few are chosen.

Luke 14:24 But I say unto you that none of those men that were invited shall taste of my supper.

Romans 8:30 And whom he predestinated, them he also called. And whom he called, them he also justified. And whom he justified, them he also glorified.

1 Thessalonians 2:13 Therefore, we also give thanks to God without ceasing: because, that when you had received of us the word of the hearing of God, you received it not as the word of men, but (as it is indeed) the word of God, who worketh in you that have believed.

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 0 . . .

James 1:23-25 For if a man be a hearer of the word and not a doer, he shall be compared to a man beholding his own countenance in a glass. . . .

Context
The Parable of the Workers
15Or, is it not lawful for me to do what I will? Is thy eye evil, because I am good? 16So shall the last be first and the first last. For many are called but few chosen. 17And Jesus going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples apart and said to them:…
Cross References
Matthew 19:30
And many that are first, shall be last: and the last shall be first.

Mark 10:31
But many that are first shall be last: and the last, first.

Luke 13:30
And behold, they are last that shall be first: and they are first that shall be last.

Additional Translations
So the last will be first, and the first will be last.”

Thus the last will be first, and the first, last."

So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many be called, but few chosen.

So the last shall be first, and the first last.

Thus shall the last be first, and the first last; for many are called ones, but few chosen ones.

So the last shall be first, and the first last.

So the last shall be first, and the first last: for many are called, but few chosen.

"So the last shall be first, and the first last."

So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few are chosen."

So the last shall be first, and the first last, for many are called, and few chosen.'
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