Luke 20:9-19 LEB

The Parable of the Tenant Farmers in the Vineyard

9 And he began to tell the people this parable: "A mana planted a vineyard, and leased it to tenant farmers, and went on a journey for a long time.

References for Luke 20:9

    • ́ 20:9 - Some manuscripts have "A certain man"
      10 And at the proper time he sent a slave to the tenant farmers, so that they would give him [some] of the fruit of the vineyard. But the tenant farmers sent him away empty-handed [after]b beating [him].c

      References for Luke 20:10

        • ̂ 20:10 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("beating") which is understood as temporal
        • ̃ 20:10 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
          11 And he proceeded to send another slave, but they beat and dishonored that one also, [and]d sent [him]e away empty-handed.

          References for Luke 20:11

            • ̄ 20:11 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the two previous participles ("beat" and "dishonored") have been translated as finite verbs
            • ̅ 20:11 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              12 And he proceeded to send a third, but they wounded [and]f threw out this one also.

              References for Luke 20:12

                • ̆ 20:12 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("wounded") has been translated as a finite verb
                  13 So the owner of the vineyard said, 'What should I do? I will send my beloved son; perhaps they will respect him.'
                  14 But [when]g the tenant farmers saw him, they began to reasonh with one another, saying, 'This is the heir. Let us kill him so that the inheritance will become ours!'

                  References for Luke 20:14

                    • ̇ 20:14 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
                    • ̈ 20:14 - *The imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive here ("began to reason")
                      15 And they threw him out of the vineyard [and]i killed [him].j What then will the owner of the vineyard do to them?

                      References for Luke 20:15

                        • ̉ 20:15 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("threw") has been translated as a finite verb
                        • ̊ 20:15 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                          16 He will come and destroy those tenant farmers and give the vineyard to others." And [when they]k heard [this],l they said, "[May this] never happen!"

                          References for Luke 20:16

                            • ̋ 20:16 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
                            • ̌ 20:16 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                              17 But he looked intently at them [and]m said, "What then is this that is written: 'The stone which the builders rejected, this has become {the cornerstone}.'

                              References for Luke 20:17

                                • ̍ 20:17 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("looked intently at") has been translated as a finite verb
                                  18 Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces, and [the one] on whom it falls--it will crush him!"
                                  19 And the scribes and the chief priests sought to lay [their]n hands on him at [that] same hour, and they were afraid of the people, for they knew that he had told this parable with reference to them.

                                  References for Luke 20:19

                                    • ̎ 20:19 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun