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Matthew 21:33

Overview - Matthew 21
Christ rides into Jerusalem upon an ass;
12 drives the buyers and sellers out of the temple;
17 curses the fig-tree;
23 puts to silence the priests and elders,
28 and rebukes them by the similitude of the two sons,
33 and the husbandmen who slew such as were sent to them.
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Matthew 21:33  (King James Version)
Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:
 


Hear
In this parable, in its primary sense, the householder denotes the Supreme Being; the family, the Jewish nation; the vineyard, Jerusalem; the fence, the Divine protection; the wine-press, the law and sacrificial rites; the tower, the temple; and the husbandmen, the priests and doctors of the law.
13:18 1 Kings 22:19 ; Isaiah 1:10 ; Jeremiah 19:3 ; Hosea 4:1

There
Psalms 80:8-16 ; Song of Solomon 8:11 Song of Solomon 8:12 ; Isaiah 5:1-4 ; Jeremiah 2:21 ; Mark 12:1 ; Luke 20:9-18
John 15:1

husbandmen
23:2 Deuteronomy 1:15-17 ; 16:18 17:9-12 33:8-10 Malachi 2:4-9

went
Matthew 25:14 Matthew 25:15 Mark 13:34 ; Luke 19:12
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