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Matthew 20

CEB 1 “The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. NIV 1 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. CEB 2 After he agreed with the workers to pay them a denarion, he sent them into his vineyard. NIV 2 He agreed to pay them a denariusfor the day and sent them into his vineyard. CEB 3 “Then he went out around nine in the morning and saw others standing around the marketplace doing nothing. NIV 3 “About nine in the morning he went out and saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing. CEB 4 He said to them, ‘You also go into the vineyard, and I'll pay you whatever is right.' NIV 4 He told them, ‘You also go and work in my vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.’ CEB 5 And they went. “Again around noon and then at three in the afternoon, he did the same thing. NIV 5 So they went. “He went out again about noon and about three in the afternoon and did the same thing. CEB 6 Around five in the afternoon he went and found others standing around, and he said to them, ‘Why are you just standing around here doing nothing all day long?' NIV 6 About five in the afternoon he went out and found still others standing around. He asked them, ‘Why have you been standing here all day long doing nothing?’ CEB 7 “‘Because nobody has hired us,' they replied. “He responded, ‘You also go into the vineyard.' NIV 7 “ ‘Because no one has hired us,’ they answered. “He said to them, ‘You also go and work in my vineyard.’ CEB 8 “When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his manager, ‘Call the workers and give them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and moving on finally to the first.' NIV 8 “When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last ones hired and going on to the first.’ CEB 9 When those who were hired at five in the afternoon came, each one received a denarion. NIV 9 “The workers who were hired about five in the afternoon came and each received a denarius. CEB 10 Now when those hired first came, they thought they would receive more. But each of them also received a denarion. NIV 10 So when those came who were hired first, they expected to receive more. But each one of them also received a denarius. CEB 11 When they received it, they grumbled against the landowner, NIV 11 When they received it, they began to grumble against the landowner. CEB 12 ‘These who were hired last worked one hour, and they received the same pay as we did even though we had to work the whole day in the hot sun.' NIV 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.’ CEB 13 "But he replied to one of them, ‘Friend, I did you no wrong. Didn't I agree to pay you a denarion? NIV 13 “But he answered one of them, ‘I am not being unfair to you, friend. Didn’t you agree to work for a denarius? CEB 14 Take what belongs to you and go. I want to give to this one who was hired last the same as I give to you. NIV 14 Take your pay and go. I want to give the one who was hired last the same as I gave you. CEB 15 Don't I have the right to do what I want with what belongs to me? Or are you resentful because I'm generous?' NIV 15 Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my own money? Or are you envious because I am generous?’ CEB 16 So those who are last will be first. And those who are first will be last." NIV 16 “So the last will be first, and the first will be last.” CEB 17 As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the Twelve aside by themselves on the road. He told them, NIV 17 Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, CEB 18 "Look, we are going up to Jerusalem. The Human One will be handed over to the chief priests and legal experts. They will condemn him to death. NIV 18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death CEB 19 They will hand him over to the Gentiles to be ridiculed, tortured, and crucified. But he will be raised on the third day." NIV 19 and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!” CEB 20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came to Jesus along with her sons. Bowing before him, she asked a favor of him. NIV 20 Then the mother of Zebedee’s sons came to Jesus with her sons and, kneeling down, asked a favor of him. CEB 21 "What do you want?" he asked. She responded, "Say that these two sons of mine will sit, one on your right hand and one on your left, in your kingdom." NIV 21 “What is it you want?” he asked. She said, “Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom.” CEB 22 Jesus replied, "You don't know what you're asking! Can you drink from the cup that I'm about to drink from?" They said to him, "We can." NIV 22 “You don’t know what you are asking,” Jesus said to them. “Can you drink the cup I am going to drink?”“We can,” they answered. CEB 23 He said to them, "You will drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left hand isn't mine to give. It belongs to those for whom my Father prepared it." NIV 23 Jesus said to them, “You will indeed drink from my cup, but to sit at my right or left is not for me to grant. These places belong to those for whom they have been prepared by my Father.” CEB 24 Now when the other ten disciples heard about this, they became angry with the two brothers. NIV 24 When the ten heard about this, they were indignant with the two brothers. CEB 25 But Jesus called them over and said, "You know that those who rule the Gentiles show off their authority over them and their high-ranking officials order them around. NIV 25 Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. CEB 26 But that's not the way it will be with you. Whoever wants to be great among you will be your servant. NIV 26 Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, CEB 27 Whoever wants to be first among you will be your slave— NIV 27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— CEB 28 just as the Human One didn't come to be served but rather to serve and to give his life to liberate many people." NIV 28 just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” CEB 29 As Jesus and his disciples were going out of Jericho a large crowd followed him. NIV 29 As Jesus and his disciples were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. CEB 30 When two blind men sitting along the road heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, "Show us mercy, Lord, Son of David!" NIV 30 Two blind men were sitting by the roadside, and when they heard that Jesus was going by, they shouted, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!” CEB 31 Now the crowd scolded them and told them to be quiet. But they shouted even louder, "Show us mercy, Lord, Son of David!" NIV 31 The crowd rebuked them and told them to be quiet, but they shouted all the louder, “Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!” CEB 32 Jesus stopped in his tracks and called to them. "What do you want me to do for you?" he asked. NIV 32 Jesus stopped and called them. “What do you want me to do for you?” he asked. CEB 33 "Lord, we want to see," they replied. NIV 33 “Lord,” they answered, “we want our sight.” CEB 34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they were able to see, and they followed him. NIV 34 Jesus had compassion on them and touched their eyes. Immediately they received their sight and followed him.

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