New International Version
He will come and kill those tenants and give the vineyard to others." When the people heard this, they said, "God forbid!"
King James Bible
He shall come and destroy these husbandmen, and shall give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it, they said, God forbid.
Darby Bible Translation
He will come and destroy those husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others. And when they heard it they said, May it never be!
World English Bible
He will come and destroy these farmers, and will give the vineyard to others." When they heard it, they said, "May it never be!"
Young's Literal Translation
He will come, and destroy these husbandmen, and will give the vineyard to others.' And having heard, they said, 'Let it not be!'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
God forbid - Or, Let it not be, μη γενοιτο. Our phrase, God forbid, answers pretty well to the meaning of the Greek, but it is no translation.
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When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit.
"He will bring those wretches to a wretched end," they replied, "and he will rent the vineyard to other tenants, who will give him his share of the crop at harvest time."
"What then will the owner of the vineyard do? He will come and kill those tenants and give the vineyard to others.
But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.'"
So they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him. "What then will the owner of the vineyard do to them?
Not at all! Let God be true, and every human being a liar. As it is written: "So that you may be proved right when you speak and prevail when you judge."
Certainly not! If that were so, how could God judge the world?
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