Matthew 21:26-36 NAS

26 "But if we say, 'From men,' we fear the apeople; for they all regard John as 1a prophet."

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27 And answering Jesus, they said, "We do not know." He also said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.

Parable of Two Sons

28 "But what do you think? A man had two bsons, and he came to the first and said, 'cSon, go work today in the 2vineyard.'

References for Matthew 21:28

    • Ⱥ 21:28 - Lit "children"
    • Ȼ 21:28 - Lit "Child"
      29 "And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he regretted it and went.
      30 "The man came to the second and said the same thing; and he answered, 'I will, sir '; but he did not go.
      31 "Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that 3the tax collectors and prostitutes dwill get into the kingdom of God before you.

      References for Matthew 21:31

        • ȼ 21:31 - Lit "are getting into"
          32 "For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but 4the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.

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          Parable of the Landowner

          33 "Listen to another parable. 5There was a elandowner who 6PLANTED A 7VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT AND DUG A WINE PRESS IN IT, AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to fvine-growers and 8went on a journey.

          References for Matthew 21:33

            • Ƚ 21:33 - Lit "a man, head of a household"
            • Ⱦ 21:33 - Or "tenant farmers," also vv 34, 35, 38, 40
              34 "When the gharvest time approached, he 9sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.

              References for Matthew 21:34

                • ȿ 21:34 - Lit "the fruit season"
                  35 "The vine-growers took his slaves and beat one, and killed another *, and stoned a third.
                  36 "Again he 10sent another group of slaves larger than the first; and they did the same thing to them.

                  References for Matthew 21:36