|Overview - Matthew 20|
|1||Christ, by the similitude of the labourers in the vineyard, shows that God is debtor unto no man;|
|17||foretells his passion;|
|20||by answering the mother of Zebedee's children, teaches his disciples to be lowly;|
|29||and gives two blind men their sight.|
Matthew 20:1 (King James Version)
For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.
- the kingdom
- This parable was intended to illustrate the equity of God's dealings, even when "the first are placed last, and the last first."
- 3:2 Matthew 13:24 Matthew 13:31 Matthew 13:33 Matthew 13:44 Matthew 13:45 Matthew 13:47 22:2 Matthew 25:1 Matthew 25:14
- a man
- Matthew 9:37 Matthew 9:38 21:33-43 Song of Solomon 8:11 Song of Solomon 8:12 ; Isaiah 5:1 Isaiah 5:2 ; John 15:1
- 23:37 Song of Solomon 8:11 Song of Solomon 8:12 ; Jeremiah 25:3 Jeremiah 25:4
- Mark 13:34 ; 1 Corinthians 15:58 ; Hebrews 13:21 ; 2 Peter 1:5-10