New International Version
So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius.
King James Bible
But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.
Darby Bible Translation
And when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more, and they received also themselves each a denarius.
World English Bible
When the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise each received a denarius.
Young's Literal Translation
'And the first having come, did suppose that they shall receive more, and they received, they also, each a denary,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When the even was come - Six o'clock, the time they ceased from labor, and the workmen came to receive their wages.
Steward - Επιτρωπος. A manager of the household concerns under the master. The rabbinical writers use the very same word, in Hebrew letters, for the same office, אפיטרופוס epitropos. See Kypke.
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He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard.
"The workers who were hired about five in the afternoon came and each received a denarius.
When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner.
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