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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
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
21:34 He sent his servants - His extraordinary messengers, the prophets: to the husbandmen - The ordinary preachers or ministers of the Jews.
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.
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