Matthew 20:1-5 NIV

The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

1 "For the kingdom of heaven is like1 a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire men to work in his vineyard.2

References for Matthew 20:1

2 He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard.
3 "About the third hour he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing.
4 He told them, 'You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.'
5 So they went. "He went out again about the sixth hour and the ninth hour and did the same thing.