When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect his fruit.
"When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.
At the time of the grape harvest he sent his servants to collect his share of the crop.
When it was time to harvest the grapes, he sent his servants back to collect his profits.
And when the time for the fruit came near, he sent his servants to the workmen, to get the fruit.
When the harvest time had come, he sent his slaves to the tenants to collect his produce.
"Now when vintage–time drew near, he sent his servants to the vinedressers, that they might receive its fruit.
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1 tn See the note on the word “slave” in 8:9.
sn These slaves represent the prophets God sent to the nation, who were mistreated and rejected.
2 tn Grk “to collect his fruits.”