New International Version
At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants to collect from them some of the fruit of the vineyard.
King James Bible
And at the season he sent to the husbandmen a servant, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sent a bondman to the husbandmen at the season, that he might receive from the husbandmen of the fruit of the vineyard.
World English Bible
When it was time, he sent a servant to the farmer to get from the farmer his share of the fruit of the vineyard.
Young's Literal Translation
and he sent unto the husbandmen at the due time a servant, that from the husbandmen he may receive from the fruit of the vineyard,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A certain man planted a vineyard - See this parable explained, Matthew 21:33-41 (note).
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'Having yet therefore one son, his well-beloved, he sent him also last unto them.'--Mark xii. 6. Reference to Isaiah v. There are differences in detail here which need not trouble us. Isaiah's parable is a review of the theocratic history of Israel, and clearly the messengers are the prophets; here Christ speaks of Himself and His own mission to Israel, and goes on to tell of His death as already accomplished. I. The Son who follows and surpasses the servants. (a) Our Lord here places Himself in …
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When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit.
Jesus then began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a pit for the winepress and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place.
But they seized him, beat him and sent him away empty-handed.
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