"But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, 'Son, go work today in the vineyard.'
Tiv I-ASN de; CONJ uJmi'n P-2DP dokei'; V-PAI-3S a~nqrwpo? N-NSM ei\cen V-IAI-3S tevkna N-APN duvo. N-NUI kai; CONJ proselqw;n V-2AAP-NSM tw'/ T-DSM prwvtw/ A-DSN ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Tevknon, N-VSN u&page V-PAM-2S shvmeron ADV ejrgavzou V-PNM-2S ejn PREP tw'/ T-DSM ajmpelw'ni. N-DSM
"And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he regretted it and went.
oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ajpokriqei;? V-AOP-NSM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S Ouj PRT qevlw, V-PAI-1S u&steron ADV de; CONJ metamelhqei;? ajph'lqen. V-2AAI-3S
"The man came to the second and said the same thing; and he answered, 'I will, sir '; but he did not go.
proselqw;n V-2AAP-NSM de; CONJ tw'/ T-DSN eJtevrw/ ei\pen V-2AAI-3S wJsauvtw?. ADV oJ T-NSM de; CONJ ajpokriqei;? V-AOP-NSM ei\pen, V-2AAI-3S #Egwv, P-1NS kuvrie: N-VSM kai; CONJ oujk PRT ajph'lqen. V-2AAI-3S
"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.
tiv? I-NSM ejk PREP tw'n T-GPM duvo N-NUI ejpoivhsen V-AAI-3S to; T-ASN qevlhma N-ASN tou' T-GSM patrov?; N-GSM levgousin, V-PAI-3P JO T-NSM prw'to?. A-NSM levgei V-PAI-3S aujtoi'? P-DPM oJ T-NSM #Ihsou'?, N-NSM #Amh;n HEB levgw V-PAI-1S uJmi'n P-2DP o&ti CONJ oiJ T-NPM telw'nai N-NPM kai; CONJ aiJ T-NPF povrnai N-NPF proavgousin V-PAI-3P uJma'? P-2AP eij? PREP th;n T-ASF basileivan N-ASF tou' T-GSM qeou'. N-GSM
"For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.
h\lqen V-2AAI-3S ga;r CONJ #Iwavnnh? N-NSM pro;? PREP uJma'? P-2AP ejn PREP oJdw'/ N-DSF dikaiosuvnh?, N-GSF kai; CONJ oujk PRT ejpisteuvsate V-AAI-2P aujtw'/: P-DSM oiJ T-NPM de; CONJ telw'nai N-NPM kai; CONJ aiJ T-NPF povrnai N-NPF ejpivsteusan V-AAI-3P aujtw'/: P-DSM uJmei'? P-2NP de; CONJ ijdovnte? V-2AAP-NPM oujde; ADV metemelhvqhte V-AOI-2P u&steron ADV tou' T-GSM pisteu'sai V-AAN aujtw'/. P-DSM
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