Parallel Verses

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.

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, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go and work in the vineyard today.’

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.

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.

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 they answered Jesus, and said, We do not know. And he said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things. 28  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. 29 But he answered and said, I will not; but afterwards he repented, and went.


Cross References

Matthew 17:25

He said, Yes. And when he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive taxes, or a tribute? From their children, or from strangers?

Matthew 20:1

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

Matthew 21:33

Hear another parable: There was a man, a householder, who planted a vineyard, and made a hedge around it, and dug a wine vat in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad.

Matthew 20:5-7

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

Matthew 22:17

Tell us, therefore, what you think; is it right to pay tribute to Caesar or not?

Mark 13:34

As a man leaving his house to go abroad, and giving authority to his servants, and to each one his work, commanded the porter to watch,

Luke 13:4

Or those eighteen on whom the tower in the Siloam fell, and killed them; do you think they were sinners above all men that live at Jerusalem?

Luke 15:11-32

And he said, A certain man had two sons.

1 Corinthians 10:15

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

1 Corinthians 15:58

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

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain