And he spoke a parable to them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully:…
The man had forgotten the nights! He talked about years in whole numbers; about the bright spaces called day; but did not think of those black lines called night. Between to-day and to-morrow there rolls the black night river, and we may fall into it, and never step on the shore of the morning. "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might."
(J. Parker, D. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And he spake a parable unto them, saying, The ground of a certain rich man brought forth plentifully: