Matthew 21:28



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"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.'

King James Version

But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.

Holman Bible

"But what do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'My son, go, work in the vineyard today.'

International Standard Version

"But what do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, "Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

A Conservative Version

But what does it seem to you? A man had two children. And having come to the first, he said, Child, go work today in my vineyard.

American Standard Version

But what think ye? A man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to-day in the vineyard.

Amplified

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

An Understandable Version

But what do you think [about this]? A man had two sons; He went to the first one and said, 'Son, go to work in my vineyard today.'

Anderson New Testament

But what think you? A man had two sons; and he went to the first, and said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard.

Bible in Basic English

But how does it seem to you? A man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go and do work today in the vine-garden.

Common New Testament

"What do you think? A man had two sons; and he went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

But what do you think of this? a man had two sons, and coming to the first, he said, son, go, work to-day in my vineyard.

Darby Translation

But what think ye? A man had two children, and coming to the first he said, Child, go to-day, work in my vineyard.

Godbey New Testament

What seems to you? A man had two sons; and going to the first, he said, Child, go to-day, work in my vineyard.

Goodspeed New Testament

But what do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'My son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

John Wesley New Testament

But what think you? A man had two sons; and coming to the first, he said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But what do you think? A certain man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard.

Julia Smith Translation

But what seems to you A man had two children; and having come to the first, he said, Child, retire to-day, work in my vineyard.

King James 2000

But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work today in my vineyard.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"Now what do you think? A man had two sons. [He] approached the first [and] said, 'Son, go work in the vineyard today.'

Modern King James verseion

But what do you think? A man had two sons; and he came to the first and said, Son, go work in my vineyard today.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"What say ye to this? A certain man had two sons, and came to the elder and said, 'Son, go and work today in my vineyard.'

Moffatt New Testament

Tell me what you think. A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard to-day';

Montgomery New Testament

"But give me your judgment. There was once a man who had two sons. He went to the first and said to him, "'Son, go work today in my vineyard!'

NET Bible

"What do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'

New Heart English Bible

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.'

New simplified Bible

What do you think? A man had two sons. He asked the first to work today in the vineyard.

Noyes New Testament

But what think ye? A man had two sons: he came to the first, and said, Son, go, work today in the vineyard.

Sawyer New Testament

But what do you think? A man had two sons; and he went to the first, and said, Son, go and work to-day in the vineyard.

The Emphasized Bible

But how, to you, doth it seem? A man, had two sons: coming unto the first, he said, Son! go thy way, to-day, be working in the vineyard.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard.

Twentieth Century New Testament

What do you think of this? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the elder and said 'Go and work in the vineyard to-day my son.'

Webster

But what think ye? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go, work to-day in my vineyard.

Weymouth New Testament

"But give me your judgement. There was a man who had two sons. He came to the elder of them, and said, "'My son, go and work in the vineyard to-day.'

Williams New Testament

"But what do you think? There was a man who had two sons, He came to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in my vineyard today.'

World English Bible

But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first, and said, 'Son, go work today in my vineyard.'

Worrell New Testament

"But what think ye? A man had two children; and to the first, he said, 'Child, go, work today in the vineyard.'

Worsley New Testament

But what think ye of this? There was a man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, Son, go, work to day in my vineyard:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And what think ye? A man had two children, and having come to the first, he said, Child, go, to-day be working in my vineyard.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

ye
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you , ye , your , not tr ,
Usage: 293

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

had
ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

two
δύο 
Duo 
two , twain , both , two and two
Usage: 92

τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

he came
προσέρχομαι 
Proserchomai 
come , come to , come unto , go to , go unto , draw near ,
Usage: 79

to the first
πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

Son
τέκνον 
Teknon 
Usage: 69

go
ὑπάγω 
Hupago 
go , go way , go away , get thee , depart , get thee hence
Usage: 26

ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

to day
σήμερον 
Semeron 
this day , to day , this Trans
Usage: 27

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Two Sons

27 And answering Jesus, they said, "We do not know." He also said to them, "Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things. 28 "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.' 29 "And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he regretted it and went.


Cross References

Matthew 17:25

He said, "Yes." And when he came into the house, Jesus spoke to him first, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth collect customs or poll-tax, from their sons or from strangers?"

Matthew 20:1

"For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.

Matthew 21:33

"Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who PLANTED A VINEYARD AND PUT A WALL AROUND IT AND DUG A WINE PRESS IN IT, AND BUILT A TOWER, and rented it out to vine-growers and went on a journey.

Matthew 20:5-7

"Again he went out about the sixth and the ninth hour, and did the same thing.

Matthew 22:17

"Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?"

Mark 13:34

"It is like a man away on a journey, who upon leaving his house and putting his slaves in charge, assigning to each one his task, also commanded the doorkeeper to stay on the alert.

Luke 13:4

"Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them were worse culprits than all the men who live in Jerusalem?

Luke 15:11-32

And He said, "A man had two sons.

1 Corinthians 10:15

I speak as to wise men; you judge what I say.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.

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