Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Hear another parable: There was a certain householder, which planted a vineyard, and hedged it round about, and digged a winepress in it, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into a far country:
Hear ye, therefore, the parable of the sower.
And He began to speak to them in parables, "A man planted a vineyard, and set a hedge about it, and dug a wine-vat, and built a tower, and let it out to husbandmen, and went into another country.
And He began to speak to the people this parable: "A man planted a vineyard, and let it out to husbandmen, and went abroad for a long time.
"I am the true vine, and My Father is the husbandman.
saying, "The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses' seat.
"For it is as when a man, going abroad, called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods:
It is as when a man away from home, having left his house, and having given authority to his servants, to each his work, commanded also the porter to watch.
He said, therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.