Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"Listen to another parable. There was a householder who planted a vineyard, made a fence round it, dug a wine-tank in it, and built a strong lodge; then let the place to vine-dressers, and went abroad.
Then He began to speak to them in figurative language. "There was once a man," He said, "who planted a vineyard, fenced it round, dug a pit for the wine-tank, and built a strong lodge. Then he let the place to vine-dressers and went abroad.
"I am the Vine--the True Vine, and my Father is the vine-dresser.
1 Corinthians 3:6
I planted and Apollos watered; but it was God who was, all the time, giving the increase.
So He said to them, "A man of noble family travelled to a distant country to obtain the rank of king, and to return.