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Matthew 20:2

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20:2 And after agreeing with the workers for the standard wage, 1  he sent them into his vineyard.

Matthew 20:6-7

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20:6 And about five o’clock that afternoon 2  he went out and found others standing around, and said to them, ‘Why are you standing here all day without work?’ 20:7 They said to him, ‘Because no one hired us.’ He said to them, ‘You go and work in the vineyard too.’

1 tn Grk “agreeing with the workers for a denarius a day.”

sn The standard wage was a denarius a day. The denarius was a silver coin worth about a day’s wage for a laborer in Palestine in the 1st century.

2 tn Grk “about the eleventh hour.”



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