Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he began to speak unto them by parables. A certain man planted a vineyard, and set an hedge about it, and digged a place for the winefat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country.
And he taught them in parables many things, and said to them in his teaching,
And saying, Ah, Lord Jehovah, they say to me, Does he not use parables?
And the disciples having come near, said to him, Why speakest thou to them in parables?
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.
And Jesus, having answered, spake to them in parables, saying,
And he said, To you it has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: and to the rest in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
And they said to him, Where wilt thou that we should prepare?
Hear another parable: A certain man was master of a house, who planted a vineyard, and put a hedge around it, and digged in it a winepress, and let it out to farmers, and went abroad:
And he began to say to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it to farmers, and went abroad sufficient time.
Thou wilt remove a vine from Egypt: thou wilt cast out the nations and thou wilt plant it
I will sing now to my beloved a song of my love for his vineyard. There was a vineyard to my beloved in the horn of the son of oil:
And I planted thee a vine of purple grapes, wholly a true seed: and how didst thou turn to me the removings of a strange vine?
And he spake this parable: A certain had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came seeking fruit on it, and found not.
I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
And if certain of the young shoots were broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert grafted in them, and wert a partaker of the root and fatness of the olive tree;
And upon mount Sinai thou camest down, and speaking with them from the heavens, and thou wilt give to them right judgments, and laws of truth, good laws and commands
And be will choose the tribe of Judah, mount Zion which he loved.
Announcing his word to Jacob, his laws and judgments to Israel.
And I shall give to them my laws, and my judgments I caused them to know, which a man shall do them and he lived in them.
This is he having been in the church in the desert with the messenger speaking to him in Mount Sina, and our fathers: who received the living oracles to give to us:
What then the superiority of the Jew or what the advantage of circumcision?
Who are Israelites; whose the adoption as a son, and the glory, and covenants, and legislation, and divine worship, and solemn promises;
Song of Songs 8:11
A vineyard was to Solomon in the place of a multitude; he gave the vineyards to those watching; each shall bring in its fruit a thousand of silver.
And it was in that day every place shall be where shall be there a thousand vines for a thousand of silver, for sharp points and thorns shall it be.
As a man travelling, having left his house, and having given power to his servants, and to each his work, and he commanded the guard of the door that he should watch.
For as a man going abroad, called his own servants, and delivered them his possessions:
And not many days after, having gathered all things, the younger son went abroad into a far-off country, and there disposed his property, living in a profligate manner.
Then he said, A certain honourable man went into a country far off to take unto himself a kingdom, and to return.