Matthew 21:28-32 NIV

The Parable of the Two Sons

28 "What do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work today in the vineyard.'1

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29 " 'I will not,' he answered, but later he changed his mind and went.
30 "Then the father went to the other son and said the same thing. He answered, 'I will, sir,' but he did not go.
31 "Which of the two did what his father wanted?" "The first," they answered. Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, the tax collectors2 and the prostitutes3 are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.

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32 For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness,4 and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors5 and the prostitutes6 did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent7 and believe him.

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