Parallel Bible results for Matthew 21:33-46

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Matthew 21:33-46

CEB 33 “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a fence around it, dug a winepress in it, and built a tower. Then he rented it to tenant farmers and took a trip. NRS 33 "Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another country. CEB 34 When it was time for harvest, he sent his servants to the tenant farmers to collect his fruit. NRS 34 When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves to the tenants to collect his produce. CEB 35 But the tenant farmers grabbed his servants. They beat some of them, and some of them they killed. Some of them they stoned to death. NRS 35 But the tenants seized his slaves and beat one, killed another, and stoned another. CEB 36 “Again he sent other servants, more than the first group. They treated them in the same way. NRS 36 Again he sent other slaves, more than the first; and they treated them in the same way. CEB 37 Finally he sent his son to them. ‘They will respect my son,' he said. NRS 37 Finally he sent his son to them, saying, "They will respect my son.' CEB 38 “But when the tenant farmers saw the son, they said to each other, ‘This is the heir. Come on, let's kill him and we'll have his inheritance.' NRS 38 But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, "This is the heir; come, let us kill him and get his inheritance.' CEB 39 They grabbed him, threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him. NRS 39 So they seized him, threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him. CEB 40 "When the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those tenant farmers?" NRS 40 Now when the owner of the vineyard comes, what will he do to those tenants?" CEB 41 They said, "He will totally destroy those wicked farmers and rent the vineyard to other tenant farmers who will give him the fruit when it's ready." NRS 41 They said to him, "He will put those wretches to a miserable death, and lease the vineyard to other tenants who will give him the produce at the harvest time." CEB 42 Jesus said to them, "Haven't you ever read in the scriptures, The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. The Lord has done this, and it's amazing in our eyes? NRS 42 Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the scriptures: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; this was the Lord's doing, and it is amazing in our eyes'? CEB 43 Therefore, I tell you that God's kingdom will be taken away from you and will be given to a people who produce its fruit. NRS 43 Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you and given to a people that produces the fruits of the kingdom. CEB 44 Whoever falls on this stone will be crushed. And the stone will crush the person it falls on." NRS 44 The one who falls on this stone will be broken to pieces; and it will crush anyone on whom it falls." CEB 45 Now when the chief priests and the Pharisees heard the parable, they knew Jesus was talking about them. NRS 45 When the chief priests and the Pharisees heard his parables, they realized that he was speaking about them. CEB 46 They were trying to arrest him, but they feared the crowds, who thought he was a prophet. NRS 46 They wanted to arrest him, but they feared the crowds, because they regarded him as a prophet.