Mark 12:1-11 NAS

Parable of the Vine-growers

1 1And He began to speak to them in parables: "2A man 3PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A aWALL AROUND IT, AND DUG A VAT UNDER THE WINE PRESS AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to bvine-growers and went on a journey.

References for Mark 12:1

    • į 12:1 - Or "fence"
    • İ 12:1 - Or "tenant farmers," also vv 2, 7, 9
      2 "At the harvest time he sent a slave to the vine-growers, in order to receive some of the produce of the vineyard from the vine-growers.
      3 "They took him, and beat him and sent him away empty-handed.
      4 "Again he sent them another slave, and they wounded him in the head, and treated him shamefully.
      5 "And he sent another, and that one they killed; and so with many others, beating some and killing others .
      6 "He had one more to send, a beloved son; he sent him last of all to them, saying, 'They will respect my son.'
      7 "But those vine-growers said to one another, 'This is the heir; come, let us kill him, and the inheritance will be ours!'
      8 "They took him, and killed him and threw him out of the vineyard.
      9 "What will the cowner of the vineyard do? He will come and destroy the vine-growers, and will give the vineyard to others.

      References for Mark 12:9

        • ı 12:9 - Lit "lord"
          10 "Have you not even read this Scripture: '4THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE CHIEF CORNER stone;

          References for Mark 12:10

          11 5THIS CAME ABOUT FROM THE LORD, AND IT IS MARVELOUS IN OUR EYES '?"

          References for Mark 12:11