New International Version
"The workers who were hired about five in the afternoon came and each 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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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.
"When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first.'
So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius.
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