New International Version
"'I will not,' he answered, but later he changed his mind and went.
King James Bible
He answered and said, I will not: but afterward he repented, and went.
Darby Bible Translation
And he answering said, I will not; but afterwards repenting himself he went.
World English Bible
He answered, 'I will not,' but afterward he changed his mind, and went.
Young's Literal Translation
And he answering said, 'I will not,' but at last, having repented, he went.
Matthew 21:29 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will not - This is the general reply of every sinner to the invitations of God; and, in it, the Most High is treated without ceremony or respect. They only are safe who persist not in the denial.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I will not.
LibraryThe Stone of Stumbling
Whosoever shall fall on this stone shall be broken: but on whomsoever it shall fall, it will grind him to powder.'--MATT. xxi. 44. As Christ's ministry drew to its close, its severity and its gentleness both increased; its severity to the class to whom it was always severe, and its gentleness to the class from whom it never turned away. Side by side, through all His manifestation of Himself, there were the two aspects: 'He showed Himself froward' (if I may quote the word) to the self-righteous …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A New Kind of King
Sermon for Palm Sunday
"Because the Carnal Mind is Enmity against God, for it is not Subject to the Law of God, Neither Indeed Can Be. "
He answered, "No, I will not go; I am going back to my own land and my own people."
"What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work today in the vineyard.'
"Then the father went to the other son and said the same thing. He answered, 'I will, sir,' but he did not go.
Jump to PreviousAfterward Afterwards Changed Changing Decision Later Mind Regretted Repented Repenting Sorry
Jump to NextAfterward Afterwards Changed Changing Decision Later Mind Regretted Repented Repenting Sorry
LinksMatthew 21:29 NIV
Matthew 21:29 NLT
Matthew 21:29 ESV
Matthew 21:29 NASB
Matthew 21:29 KJV
Matthew 21:29 Bible Apps
Matthew 21:29 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 21:29 Chinese Bible
Matthew 21:29 French Bible
Matthew 21:29 German Bible
Matthew 21:29 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.