Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard.


and seeing a fig-tree at the road side, he went up to it, and found nothing on it but leaves only: and saith unto it, Let no fruit spring from thee henceforth for ever: and immediately the fig-tree withered entirely away. And when his disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How suddenly is the fig-tree withered away!

But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the tax-gatherers and harlots believed on him. But ye, when ye saw it, repented not afterwards, that ye should believe on him. 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. But when the season for fruits drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen to receive his fruits. And the husbandmen took his servants, one they beat, and another they killed, and a third they stoned. Again he sent other servants more than the first, and they treated them in the same manner. Then at last he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son. But the husbandmen, when they saw the son, said among themselves, This is the heir, come let us kill him, and let us seize on the inheritance. And they took him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him. When therefore the master of the vineyard cometh, what will he do with these husbandmen? They say unto him, He will dreadfully destroy those wicked wretches, and will let out his vineyard to other husbandmen, who will render him the fruits in their seasons. Jesus saith unto them, Have ye not read in the Scriptures, "The stone, which the builders rejected; the same is become the head of the corner; this is done by the Lord, and it is wonderful in our eyes." Therefore I tell you, That the kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and given to a nation, producing the fruits thereof. And whosoever shall fall on this stone, shall be broken in pieces, but on whomsoever it shall fall, it shall grind him to powder.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the tax-gatherers and harlots believed on him. But ye, when ye saw it, repented not afterwards, that ye should believe on him.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the tax-gatherers and harlots believed on him. But ye, when ye saw it, repented not afterwards, that ye should believe on him.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God. For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and ye believed him not: but the tax-gatherers and harlots believed on him. But ye, when ye saw it, repented not afterwards, that ye should believe on him.


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. But when the season for fruits drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen to receive his fruits. And the husbandmen took his servants, one they beat, and another they killed, and a third they stoned. read more.
Again he sent other servants more than the first, and they treated them in the same manner. Then at last he sent unto them his son, saying, They will reverence my son. But the husbandmen, when they saw the son, said among themselves, This is the heir, come let us kill him, and let us seize on the inheritance. And they took him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him. When therefore the master of the vineyard cometh, what will he do with these husbandmen? They say unto him, He will dreadfully destroy those wicked wretches, and will let out his vineyard to other husbandmen, who will render him the fruits in their seasons.


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. And when he had agreed with the labourers at a denarius a day, he sent them into the vineyard. And going out about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market place unemployed. read more.
And he said to them, Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatever is equitable, I will give it you. So they went. Again going out, about the sixth and ninth hour, he did after the same manner. But about the eleventh hour, going out, he found others standing unemployed, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle? They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He saith to them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatever is equitable, ye shall receive. Now when the evening came, the master of the vineyard said to his overseer, Call the labourers, and give them their wages, beginning from the last to the first. And when they came, who began about the eleventh hour, they received each a denarius. But when the first came, they expected that they should receive more; and they also received every man a denarius. But when they received it, they murmured against the master of the family: saying, These last have wrought only a single hour, and thou hast put them on an equality with us, who have borne the burden and heat of the day. But he answering, said to one of them, Friend, I do thee no injustice; did I not agree with thee for a denarius? Take then thine own, and begone: I chuse to give to this last even as to thee. Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with my own? Is thine eye evil, because I am good? Thus shall the last be first, and the first last; for many are called, but the elect are few.

Then he spake this parable: A certain man had a fig-tree planted in his vineyard; and he came, expecting fruit on it, and found none. Then said he to the vine-dresser, Lo! for three years have I come, expecting fruit on this fig-tree, and find none: cut it down; why doth it render the ground thus useless? He answering said to him, Sir, let it e'en remain this year, until that I dig around it, and spread some manure: read more.
perhaps it may then produce fruit: but if it does not, afterwards thou shalt cut it down.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God.




But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard.


But what think ye? A man had two sons; and coming to the first he said, Son, go work to-day in my vineyard. But he answering said, I will not: yet repenting afterwards, he went. And coming to the other, he spake after the same manner, and he replying, said, I go, sir; yet went not. read more.
Which of the two did the will of his father? They say to him, The first. Jesus saith to them, Verily I say unto you, That tax-gatherers and harlots shall go before you into the kingdom of God.