Matthew 20:6

And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And about the eleuenth houre, he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith vnto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And about the eleventh {hour} he went out and found others standing {around;} and he *said to them, 'Why have you been standing here idle all day long?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And about the eleventh `hour' he went out, and found others standing; and he saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And about the eleventh hour he went out and saw others doing nothing; and he says to them, Why are you here all the day doing nothing?
- Basic English Bible

But about the eleventh [hour], having gone out, he found others standing, and says to them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
- Darby Bible

And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith to them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
- Webster's Bible

And going out about five o'clock he found others loitering, and he asked them, "`Why have you been standing here all day long, doing nothing?'
- Weymouth Bible

About the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle. He said to them, 'Why do you stand here all day idle?'
- World English Bible

But aboute the elleuenthe our he wente out, and foond other stondynge; and he seide to hem, What stonden ye idel here al dai?
- Wycliffe Bible

And about the eleventh hour, having gone forth, he found others standing idle, and saith to them, Why here have ye stood all the day idle?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 20:6


20:6 About the eleventh hour - That is, very late; long after the rest were called.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 20:6


Mt 20:6 About the eleventh hour. Five o'clock.

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