New Living Translation
When those hired first came to get their pay, they assumed they would receive more. But they, too, were paid a day's wage.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:10 The first supposed they should have received more - Probably the first here may mean the Jews, who supposed they should always be preferred before the Gentiles.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xx. 30, About the Two Blind Men Sitting by the Way Side, and Crying Out, "Lord, have Mercy On
1. Ye know, Holy Brethren, full well as we do, that our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ is the Physician of our eternal health; and that to this end He took the weakness of our nature, that our weakness might not last for ever. For He assumed a mortal body, wherein to kill death. And, "though He was crucified through weakness," as the Apostle saith, "yet He liveth by the power of God."  They are the words too of the same Apostle; "He dieth no more, and death shall have no more dominion over Him." …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
The Private Thoughts and Words of Jesus
He agreed to pay the normal daily wage and sent them out to work.
When those hired at five o'clock were paid, each received a full day's wage.
When they received their pay, they protested to the owner,
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