Matthew 20 :10

Matthew 20 :10 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

American King James Version (AKJV)

But when the first came, they supposed that they should have received more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise received every man a shilling.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Then those who came first had the idea that they would get more; and they, like the rest, were given a penny.

Webster's Revision

But when the first came, they supposed that they should receive more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

World English Bible

When the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise each received a denarius.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And when the first came, they supposed that they would receive more; and they likewise received every man a penny.

Definitions for Matthew 20 :10

Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 20 :10

Barnes' Commentary on Matthew 20 :10

They supposed that they should have received more - They had worked longer - they had been in the heat; they supposed that it was his intention to pay them, not according to contract, but according to the time of the labor.

Wesley's Commentary on Matthew 20 :10

20:10 The first supposed they should have received more - Probably the first here may mean the Jews, who supposed they should always be preferred before the Gentiles.
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