Matthew 20:3
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English Standard Version
And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

King James Bible
And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

American Standard Version
And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing in the marketplace idle;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market place idle.

English Revised Version
And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing in the marketplace idle;

Webster's Bible Translation
And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the market-place,

Weymouth New Testament
About nine o'clock he went out and saw others loitering in the market-place.

Matthew 20:3 Parallel
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the third.

Mark 15:25 And it was the third hour, and they crucified him.

Acts 2:15 For these are not drunken, as you suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.

standing.

Matthew 20:6,7 And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and said to them, Why stand you here all the day idle...

Matthew 11:16,17 But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like to children sitting in the markets, and calling to their fellows...

Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

Ezekiel 16:49 Behold, this was the iniquity of your sister Sodom, pride, fullness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters...

Acts 17:17-21 Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him...

1 Timothy 5:13 And with they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies...

Hebrews 6:12 That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Cross References
Matthew 20:2
After agreeing with the laborers for a denarius a day, he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 20:4
and to them he said, 'You go into the vineyard too, and whatever is right I will give you.'

Acts 16:19
But when her owners saw that their hope of gain was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the marketplace before the rulers.

Acts 17:17
So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the devout persons, and in the marketplace every day with those who happened to be there.

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