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Matthew 21:39

    Matthew 21:39 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And they caught him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And they caught him, and cast him out of the vineyard, and slew him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And they took him, and cast him forth out of the vineyard, and killed him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And they took him and, driving him out of the vine-garden, put him to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And they took him, and cast him forth out of the vineyard, and killed him.

    World English Bible

    So they took him, and threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And they took him, and cast him forth out of the vineyard, and killed him.

    Definitions for Matthew 21:39

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 21:39

    Cast him out of the vineyard - Utterly rejected the counsel of God against themselves; and would neither acknowledge the authority of Christ, nor submit to his teaching. What a strange and unaccountable case is this! - a sinner, to enjoy a little longer his false peace, and the gratification of his sinful appetites, rejects Jesus, and persecutes that Gospel which troubles his sinful repose.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 21:39

    And they caught him ... - This refers to the conduct of the Jews in putting the Saviour to death.

    So they understood it, Matthew 21:45. The Jews put him to death after they had persecuted and slain the prophets. This was done by giving him into the hands of the Romans and seeking his crucifixion, Matthew 27:20-25; Acts 2:23; Acts 7:51-52.

    And cast him out of the vineyard - The vineyard in this parable may represent Jerusalem. Jesus was crucified "out" of Jerusalem, on Mount Calvary, Luke 23:23. See the notes at Hebrews 13:12.