Matthew 21:34

And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when the time of the fruite drew neere, he sent his seruants to the husbandmen, that they might receiue the fruits of it.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When the harvest time approached, he sent his slaves to the vine-growers to receive his produce.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when the season of the fruits drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, to receive his fruits.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when the time for the fruit came near, he sent his servants to the workmen, to get the fruit.
- Basic English Bible

But when the time of fruit drew near, he sent his bondmen to the husbandmen to receive his fruits.
- Darby Bible

And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the husbandmen, that they might receive the fruits of it.
- Webster's Bible

When vintage-time approached, he sent his servants to the vine-dressers to receive his share of the grapes;
- Weymouth Bible

When the season for the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, to receive his fruit.
- World English Bible

But whanne the tyme of fruytis neiyede, he sente his seruauntis to the erthe tilieris, to take fruytis of it.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And when the season of the fruits came nigh, he sent his servants unto the husbandmen, to receive the fruits of it,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 21:34


21:34 He sent his servants - His extraordinary messengers, the prophets: to the husbandmen - The ordinary preachers or ministers of the Jews.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 21:34


Mt 21:34 When the time of the fruit drew near. Probably no definite time, but whenever any special duty was to be done, or special call to repentance made, as by the prophets. He sent his servants. The prophets. That they might receive his fruits. The householder's share. The rent was to be paid in a stipulated portion of the produce. The fruits were obedience, love, righteous living, teaching the true God to the nations, etc.

Discussion for Matthew 21

  • John Blue
    1And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. 2And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth. 3Give us day by day our daily bread. 4And forgive us our sins;
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Excuse my wording; We can pray for anything, he answers according to his will. sorry!
  • Jim herman
    Verse 46 Because They Took Him For A Prophet ?
  • Gamaliel
    When you know what God says about a thing or a promise you can know that He will watch over His Word to perform it. Mix the Word with faith and speak that Word (promise) with your mouth. Claim it as yours now and you shall have whatsoever you say. The King has spoken. Flow! Mark 11:23-25
  • Lu2677
    Gwendolyn, Matthew 23; do you get everything you ask for? When a believer prays; the prayer has to be the will of God.
  • Gwendolyn. Johnson
    I believe this scripture means that you can have whatever you ask for.

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