New International Version
Last of all, he sent his son to them. 'They will respect my son,' he said.
King James Bible
But last of all he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son.
Darby Bible Translation
And at last he sent to them his son, saying, They will have respect for my son.
World English Bible
But afterward he sent to them his son, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
Young's Literal Translation
'And at last he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Last of all he sent - his son - This requires no comment. Our Lord plainly means himself.
They will reverence - Εντραπησονται, they will reflect upon their conduct and blush for shame because of it, when they see my son. So the Syric and Persic.
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