|The Message (MSG)
||New International Version (NIV)
10 In time he sent a servant back to the farmhands to collect the profits, but they beat him up and sent him off empty-handed.
10 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants so they would give him some of the fruit of the vineyard. But the tenants beat him and sent him away empty-handed.
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