Matthew 20:3-13 (New American Standard)

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3 "And he went out about the athird hour and saw others standing idle in the market place; 4 and to those he said, 'You also go into the vineyard, and whatever is right I will give you.' And so they went. 5 "Again he went out about the bsixth and the ninth hour, and did cthe same thing. 6 "And about the deleventh hour he went out and found others standing around; and he said to them, 'Why have you been standing here idle all day long?' 7 "They said to him, 'Because no one hired us.' He said to them, 'You go into the vineyard too.' 8 "When 1evening came, the eowner of the vineyard said to his 2foreman, 'Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last group to the first.' 9 "When those hired about the eleventh hour came, each one received a fdenarius. 10 "When those hired first came, they thought that they would receive more; gbut each of them also received a denarius. 11 "When they received it, they grumbled at the landowner, 12 saying, 'These last men have worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden and the 3scorching heat of the day.' 13 "But he answered and said to one of them, '4Friend, I am doing you no wrong; did you not agree with me for a denarius?
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