New Living Translation
"He answered one of them, 'Friend, I haven't been unfair! Didn't you agree to work all day for the usual wage?
King James Bible
But he answered one of them, and said, Friend, I do thee no wrong: didst not thou agree with me for a penny?
Darby Bible Translation
But he answering said to one of them, My friend, I do not wrong thee. Didst thou not agree with me for a denarius?
World English Bible
"But he answered one of them, 'Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Didn't you agree with me for a denarius?
Young's Literal Translation
'And he answering said to one of them, Comrade, I do no unrighteousness to thee; for a denary didst not thou agree with me?
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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." …
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He agreed to pay the normal daily wage and sent them out to work.
Take your money and go. I wanted to pay this last worker the same as you.
Friend,' he asked, 'how is it that you are here without wedding clothes?' But the man had no reply.
Jesus said, "My friend, go ahead and do what you have come for." Then the others grabbed Jesus and arrested him.
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