New American Standard Bible
"When those hired about the eleventh hour came, each one received a denarius.
King James Bible
And when they came that were hired about the eleventh hour, they received every man a penny.
Darby Bible Translation
And when they who came to work about the eleventh hour came, they received each a denarius.
World English Bible
"When those who were hired at about the eleventh hour came, they each received a denarius.
Young's Literal Translation
And they of about the eleventh hour having come, did receive each a denary.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
They received every man a penny - There was no agreement how much they should receive, but merely that justice should be done, Matthew 20:4-5, Matthew 20:7. The householder supposed they had earned it, or chose to make a present to them to compensate for the loss of the first part of the day, when they were willing to work, but could not find employment.
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"When he had agreed with the laborers for a denarius for the day, he sent them into his vineyard.
"When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last group to the first.'
"When those hired first came, they thought that they would receive more; but each of them also received a denarius.
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