12 ‘These 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.’

Read Matthew 20:12 Using Other Translations

Saying, These last have wrought but one hour, and thou hast made them equal unto us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.
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.'
‘Those people worked only one hour, and yet you’ve paid them just as much as you paid us who worked all day in the scorching heat.’