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|33||Ἀλλην παραβολὴν ἀκούσατε. Ἄνθρωπος ἦν οἰκοδεσπότης ὁστις ἐφύτευσεν ἀμπελῶνα καὶ φραγμὸν αὐτῷ περιέθηκεν καὶ ὤρυξεν ἐν αὐτῷ ληνὸν καὶ ᾠκοδόμησεν πύργον, καὶ ἐξέδετο αὐτὸν γεωργοῖς, καὶ ἀπεδήμησεν.||'Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard: he put a wall round it, hewed out a winepress, and built a watch-tower; then he let it out to vine-growers and went abroad.||The Parable of the Vineyard and the Tenants Mt.21.33-46 | Mk.12.1-12 | Lk.20.9-19|
|34||ὅτε δὲ ἠγγισεν ὁ καιρὸς τῶν καρπῶν, ἀπέστειλεν τοὺς δούλους αὐτοῦ πρὸς τοὺς γεωργοὺς λαβεῖν τοὺς καρποὺς αὐτοῦ.||When the vintage season approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to collect the produce due to him.|
|35||καὶ λαβόντες οἱ γεωργοὶ τοὺς δούλους αὐτοῦ ὃν μὲν ἐδειραν, ὃν δὲ ἀπέκτειναν, ὃν δὲ ἐλιθοβόλησαν.||But they took his servants and thrashed one, murdered another, and stoned a third.|
|36||πάλιν ἀπέστειλεν ἀλλους δούλους πλείονας τῶν πρώτων, καὶ ἐποίησαν αὐτοῖς ὡσαύτως.||Again, he sent other servants, this time a larger number; and they did the same to them.|
|37||ὑστερον δὲ ἀπέστειλεν πρὸς αὐτοὺς τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ λέγων, Ἐντραπήσονται τὸν υἱόν μου.||At last he sent to them his son. "They will respect my son", he said.|
|38||οἱ δὲ γεωργοὶ ἰδόντες τὸν υἱὸν εἶπον ἐν ἑαυτοῖς, Οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ κληρονόμος· δεῦτε ἀποκτείνωμεν αὐτὸν καὶ σχῶμεν τὴν κληρονομίαν αὐτοῦ.||But when they saw the son the tenants said to one another, "This is the heir; come on, let us kill him, and get his inheritance."|
|39||καὶ λαβόντες αὐτὸν ἐξέβαλον ἐξω τοῦ ἀμπελῶνος καὶ ἀπέκτειναν.||And they took him, flung him out of the vineyard, and murdered him.|
|40||ὁταν οὖν ἐλθῃ ὁ κύριος τοῦ ἀμπελῶνος, τί ποιήσει τοῖς γεωργοῖς ἐκείνοις;||When the owner of the vineyard comes, how do you think he will deal with those tenants?'|
|41||λέγουσιν αὐτῷ, κακοὺς κακῶς ἀπολέσει αὐτούς, καὶ τὸν ἀμπελῶνα ἐκδώσεται ἀλλοις γεωργοῖς, οἱτινες ἀποδώσουσιν αὐτῷ τοὺς καρποὺς ἐν τοῖς καιροῖς αὐτῶν.||'He will bring those bad men to a bad end', they answered, 'and hand the vineyard over to other tenants, who will let him have his share of the crop when the season comes.'|
|42||λέγει αὐτοῖς ὁ Ἰησοῦς,
Οὐδέποτε ἀνέγνωτε ἐν ταῖς γραφαῖς,
Λίθον ὃν ἀπεδοκίμασαν οἱ οἰκοδομοῦντες
|Then Jesus said to them, 'Have you never read in the scriptures: |
"The stone which the builders rejected has become the main corner-stone.
|43||διὰ τοῦτο λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι ἀρθήσεται ἀφ' ὑμῶν ἡ βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ δοθήσεται ἐθνει ποιοῦντι τοὺς καρποὺς αὐτῆς.||Therefore, I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken away from you, and given to a nation that yields the proper fruit.'"||- the kingdom of God ... given to a nation producing the fruits Mt.21.43 | Ps.118.22-23|
|44||[[καὶ ὁ πεσὼν ἐπὶ τὸν λίθον τοῦτον συνθλασθήσεται· ἐφ' ὃν δ' ἂν πέσῃ λικμήσει αὐτόν.]]||[Some manuscripts add: Any man who falls on this stone will be dashed to pieces; and if it falls on a man he will be crushed by it.]|
|45||Καὶ ἀκούσαντες οἱ ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ οἱ Φαρισαῖοι τὰς παραβολὰς αὐτοῦ ἐγνωσαν ὅτι περὶ αὐτῶν λέγει·||When the chief priests and Pharisees heard his parables, they saw that he was referring to them;|
|46||καὶ ζητοῦντες αὐτὸν κρατῆσαι ἐφοβήθησαν τοὺς ὀχλους, ἐπεὶ εἰς προφήτην αὐτὸν εἶχον.||they wanted to arrest him, but they were afraid of the people, who looked on Jesus as a prophet.|
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