But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard.
He saith, Yes. And when he came into the house, Jesus prevented him, saying, What thinkest thou, Simon? of whom do the kings of the earth receive customs and tax? from their own children, or from aliens?
FOR the kingdom of heaven is like a man, the master of a family, who went out at break of day, to hire labourers into his vineyard.
Hear another parable: There was a certain man, the master of a family, who planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and digged in it a wine-press, and built a tower, and hired it out to husbandmen, and went into a distant country.
Again going out, about the sixth and ninth hour, he did after the same manner.
As a man going abroad, when he left his abode, and gave his servants authority, and to each his work, commanded also the porter to watch.
Or those eighteen, on whom the tower in Siloam fell, and killed them, think ye that they were debtors to divine justice above all the men who dwell at Jerusalem?
Then he said, A certain man had two sons: