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Matthew 20

NIV 1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard. NIV 1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard. NIV 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. NIV 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. NIV 3 "About the third hour he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing. NIV 3 "About the third hour he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing. NIV 4 He told them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.' NIV 4 He told them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.' NIV 5 So they went. "He went out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour and did the same thing. NIV 5 So they went. "He went out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour and did the same thing. NIV 6 About the eleventh hour he went out and found still others standing around. He asked them, 'Why have you been standing here all day long doing nothing?' NIV 6 About the eleventh hour he went out and found still others standing around. He asked them, 'Why have you been standing here all day long doing nothing?' NIV 7 " 'Because no one has hired us,' they answered. "He said to them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard.' NIV 7 " 'Because no one has hired us,' they answered. "He said to them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard.' NIV 8 "When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first.' NIV 8 "When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first.' NIV 9 "The workers who were hired about the eleventh hour came and each received a denarius. NIV 9 "The workers who were hired about the eleventh hour came and each received a denarius. NIV 10 So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius. NIV 10 So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius. NIV 11 When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. NIV 11 When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. NIV 12 'These men who were hired last worked only one hour,' they said, 'and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the work and the heat of the day.' NIV 12 'These men who were hired last worked only one hour,' they said, 'and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the work and the heat of the day.' NIV 13 "But he answered one of them, 'Friend, I am not being unfair to you. Didn't you agree to work for a denarius? NIV 13 "But he answered one of them, 'Friend, I am not being unfair to you. Didn't you agree to work for a denarius? NIV 14 Take your pay and go. I want to give the man who was hired last the same as I gave you. NIV 14 Take your pay and go. I want to give the man who was hired last the same as I gave you. NIV 15 Don't I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous?' NIV 15 Don't I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous?' NIV 16 "So the last will be first, and the first will be last." NIV 16 "So the last will be first, and the first will be last." NIV 17 Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, NIV 17 Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, NIV 18 "We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death NIV 18 "We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death NIV 19 and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!" NIV 19 and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!" NIV 20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. NIV 20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. NIV 21 "What is it you want?" he asked. She said, "Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom." NIV 21 "What is it you want?" he asked. She said, "Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom." NIV 22 "You don't know what you are asking," Jesus said to them. "Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?" "We can," they answered. NIV 22 "You don't know what you are asking," Jesus said to them. "Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?" "We can," they answered. NIV 23 Jesus said to them, "You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father." NIV 23 Jesus said to them, "You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father." NIV 24 When the ten heard about this, they were indignant with the two brothers. NIV 24 When the ten heard about this, they were indignant with the two brothers. NIV 25 Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. NIV 25 Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. NIV 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, NIV 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, NIV 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave-- NIV 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave-- NIV 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." NIV 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many." NIV 29 As Jesus and his disciples were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. NIV 29 As Jesus and his disciples were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. NIV 30 Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was going by, they shouted, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!" NIV 30 Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was going by, they shouted, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!" NIV 31 The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they shouted all the louder, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!" NIV 31 The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they shouted all the louder, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!" NIV 32 Jesus stopped and called them. "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked. NIV 32 Jesus stopped and called them. "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked. NIV 33 "Lord," they answered, "we want our sight." NIV 33 "Lord," they answered, "we want our sight." NIV 34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him. NIV 34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.