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Matthew 20

NRS 1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for 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. NRS 2 After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. NIV 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. NRS 3 When he went out about nine o'clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace; NIV 3 "About the third hour he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing. NRS 4 and he said to them, "You also go into the vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.' So they went. NIV 4 He told them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.' NRS 5 When he went out again about noon and about three o'clock, he did the same. NIV 5 So they went. "He went out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour and did the same thing. NRS 6 And about five o'clock he went out and found others standing around; and he said to them, "Why are you standing here idle all day?' 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?' NRS 7 They said to him, "Because no one has hired us.' He said to them, "You also go into the vineyard.' NIV 7 " 'Because no one has hired us,' they answered. "He said to them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard.' NRS 8 When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his manager, "Call the laborers and give them their pay, beginning with the last and then going 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.' NRS 9 When those hired about five o'clock came, each of them received the usual daily wage. NIV 9 "The workers who were hired about the eleventh hour came and each received a denarius. NRS 10 Now when the first came, they thought they would receive more; but each of them also received the usual daily wage. NIV 10 So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius. NRS 11 And when they received it, they grumbled against the landowner, NIV 11 When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. NRS 12 saying, "These last worked only one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat.' 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.' NRS 13 But he replied to one of them, "Friend, I am doing you no wrong; did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage? 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? NRS 14 Take what belongs to you and go; I choose to give to this last the same as I give to you. NIV 14 Take your pay and go. I want to give the man who was hired last the same as I gave you. NRS 15 Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? 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?' NRS 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." NRS 17 While Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside by themselves, and said to them on the way, NIV 17 Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, NRS 18 "See, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and scribes, and 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 NRS 19 then they will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified; and on the third day he will be raised." 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!" NRS 20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, and kneeling before him, she 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. NRS 21 And he said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Declare that these two sons of mine will sit, one at your right hand and one 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." NRS 22 But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to him, "We are able." 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. NRS 23 He said to them, "You will indeed drink my cup, but to sit at my right hand and at my left, this is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it has 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." NRS 24 When the ten heard it, they were angry with the two brothers. NIV 24 When the ten heard about this, they were indignant with the two brothers. NRS 25 But Jesus called them to him and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants 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. NRS 26 It will not be so among you; but whoever wishes to be 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, NRS 27 and whoever wishes to be first among you must be your slave; NIV 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave-- NRS 28 just as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life 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." NRS 29 As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. NIV 29 As Jesus and his disciples were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. NRS 30 There were two blind men sitting by the roadside. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!" 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!" NRS 31 The crowd sternly ordered them to be quiet; but they shouted even more loudly, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!" 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!" NRS 32 Jesus stood still and called them, saying, "What do you want me to do for you?" NIV 32 Jesus stopped and called them. "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked. NRS 33 They said to him, "Lord, let our eyes be opened." NIV 33 "Lord," they answered, "we want our sight." NRS 34 Moved with compassion, Jesus touched their eyes. Immediately they regained their sight and followed him. NIV 34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.