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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

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

    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.

    Barnes' Notes 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 Notes 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.