Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.'

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 
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 
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 responding they said to Jesus, We do not know. He also said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I am doing these things. 28  What seems to you? A man had two sons; and going to the first, he said, Child, go to-day, work in my vineyard. 29 And he responding said, I am not willing: but afterward, having regretted, he went.


Cross References

Matthew 17:25

He says, Yes. And when he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, What seems to you, Simon? from whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? from their own sons or aliens?

Matthew 20:1

For the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a landlord man, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.

Matthew 21:33

Hear ye another parable. A man was a landlord, who planted a vineyard, and placed a hedge around it, and dug a wine-trough in it, and built a tower, and gave it out to husbandmen, and went away.

Matthew 20:5-7

Again having gone out about the sixth and ninth hours, he did likewise.

Matthew 22:17

Then tell us, what seems good to thee? is it lawful to give tribute to Caesar, or not?

Mark 13:34

As a man, going away, leaving his own house, and giving authority to his servants, and to each one his work, and commanded the porter that he should watch.

Luke 13:4

Or those eighteen, on whom the tower in Saloam fell, and killed them, do you think that they were offenders above all the men that dwell in Jerusalem?

Luke 15:11-32

And He said, A certain man had two sons.

1 Corinthians 10:15

As I speak to the wise; judge ye what I say.

1 Corinthians 15:58

So, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.

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