New Living Translation
When those hired at five o'clock were paid, each received a full day's wage.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
20:9 Who were hired about the eleventh hour - Either the Gentiles, who were called long after the Jews into the vineyard of the Church of Christ; or those in every age who did not hear, or at least understand the Gospel call, till their day of life was drawing to a period. Some circumstances of the parable seem best to suit the former, some the latter of these senses.
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.
"That evening he told the foreman to call the workers in and pay them, beginning with the last workers first.
When those hired first came to get their pay, they assumed they would receive more. But they, too, were paid a day's wage.
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