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Chapter 20


20:1 Because (gar) a mortal (anthrōpō), a house master (oikodespotē), is (estin) one like (homoia) the (hē) Kingdom932 (basileia) of the (tōn) Heavens (ouranōn);


one who (hostis) came out (exēlthen) at the same time (hama) early (prōi) to hire for himself (misthōsasthai) workers (ergatas) into (eis) the (ton) vineyard (ampelōna) of him (autou).


20:2 But (de) having symphonized together (sumphōnēsas) with (meta) the (tōn) workers (ergatōn) out (ek) a denarius (dēnariou) [for] the (tēn) day (hēmeran), he sent (apesteilen) them (autous) into (eis) the (ton) vineyard (ampelōna) of him (autou).


20:3 And (kai) having come out (exelthōn) around (peri) [the] third (tritēn) hour (hōran), he saw (eiden) others (allous), non-working ones (argous), they having stood (hestōtas) in (en) the (tē) marketplace (agora).


20:4 And (kai) to those (ekeinois) he enunciated (eipen), ‘You (humeis) also (kai) get underway (hupagete) into (eis) the (ton) vineyard (ampelōna), and (kai) if perhaps (ean) whatever (ho) may be (ē) righteous (dikaion) I shall give (dōsō) [it] to you (humin).’ 


But (de) the ones (hoi) went way (apelthōn).


20:5 But (de) again (palin) having come out (exelthōn) around (peri) a sixth (hektēn) and (kai) a ninth (enatēn) hour (hōran), he did (epoiēsen) in the same manner (hōsautōs).


20:6 But (de) he having come out (exelthōn) around (peri) the (tēn) eleventh (hendekatēn) [hour,v5], he found (heuren) others (allous) having stood (hestōtas).


And (kai) he says (legei) to them (autois), ‘What (ti), have you stood (hestēkate) here (hōde) the (tēn) whole (holēn) day (hēmeran), non-working ones (argoi)!?’


20:7 They say (legousin) to him (autō) that (hoti), ‘Absolutely not one (oudeis) hired us for himself (hēmas emisthōsato)!’ 


He says (legei) to them (autois), ‘You (humeis) also (kai) get underway (hupagete) into (eis) the (ton) vineyard (ampelōna).'


20:8 But (de) evening (opsias) having caused itself to come (genomenēs), the (ho) lord (kurios) of the (tou) vineyard (ampelōnos) says (legei) to the (tō) guide over the way (epitropō) of him (autou), ‘Call aloud (kaleson) the (tous) workers (ergatas), and (kai) give away (apodos) to them (autois) the (ton) wage (misthon), having caused yourself to start (arxamenos) from (apo) the (tōn) last ones (eschatōn) until (heōs) the (tōn) first ones (prōtōn).’


20:9 And (kai) the ones (hoi) having come (elthontes) around (peri) the (tēn) eleventh (hendekatēn) hour (hōran), they received (elabon) up (ana) a denarius (dēnariōn).


20:10 And (kai) the (hoi) first ones (prōtoi) having come (elthontes), they decided (enomisan) that (hoti) they shall cause themselves to receive (lēmpsontai) more (pleion), and (kai) they (autoi) received (elabon) up (ana) the (to) denarius (dēnariōn) also (kai).


20:11 But (de) having received (labontes) [it] they were murmuring (egonguzon) down against (kata) the (tou) house master (oikodespotou),


20:12 saying (legontes), ‘These ones (houtoi), the ones (hoi) [being] last ones (eschatoi), did (epoiēsan) one (mian) hour (hōran), and (kai) you made (epoiēsas) them (autous) equal (isous) to us (hēmin), the ones (tois) having carried (bastasasi) the (to) weight (baros) of the (tēs) day (hēmeras), and (kai) the (ton) burning heat (kausōna)!’


20:13 But (de) the (ho) [house master, v11, RE] having been caused to make a decision (apokritheis), he enunciated (eipen) to one (heni) of them (autōn), ‘Comrad (hetaire), I absolutely do not do unrighteousness (ouk adikō)!


Did you absolutely not symphonize together with (ouchi sunephōnēsas) me (moi) for a denarius (dēnariou)!?


20:14 Remove (aron) the (to) [denarius, v13, RE] of you (son) and (kai) get underway (hupage)


But (de) I desire (thelō) to give (dounai) this (toutō) to the (tō) last one (eschatō) as (hōs) to you (soi) also (kai)!


20:15 Or (ē) is it absolutely not outside (ouk exestin) [of the law, AE] for me (moi) to do (poiēsai) what (ho) I desire (thelō) among (en) the things (tois) [being] mine (emois)!?


Or (ē) is (estin) the (ho) eye (ophthalmos) of you (sou) an evil one (ponēros), because (hoti) I (egō) am (eimi) a good one (agathos)?’


20:16 Thusly (houtōs) the (hoi) last ones2078 (eschatoi) shall cause themselves to be (esontai) first ones4413 (prōtoi), and (kai) the (hoi) first ones4413 (prōtoi) [shall cause themselves to be] last ones2078 (eschatoi)!


20:17 And (kai) the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) walking up (anabainōn) into (eis) Jerusalem (Hierosoluma), he took along (parelaben) the (tous) twelve (dōdeka) disciples (mathētas) down on (kat’) his own (idian), and (kai) in (en) the (tē) way (hodō) he enunciated (eipen) to them (autois),


20:18 “Behold (idou), we walk up (anabainomen) into (eis) Jerusalem (Hierosoluma)!


And (kai) the (ho) Son (huios) of the (tou) Mortal (anthrōpou) shall be passed aside (paradothēsetai) to the (tois) chief sacrificial priests (archiereusin), and (kai) writers (grammateusin), and (kai) they shall condemn (katakrinousin) him (auton) to death (thanatō)!


20:19 And (kai) they shall pass him aside (paradōsousin auton) to the (tois) ethnic groups (ethnesin);


into (eis) the (to) [hands of them, Mat. 26:45, RE,] to be put into a child’s role (empaixai), and (kai) to be scourged (mastigōsai), and (kai) to be staked (staurōsai).


And (kai) the (tē) third (tritē) day (hēmera) he shall be aroused (egerthēsetai).”


20:20 Then (tote) the (hē) mother (mētēr) of the (tōn) sons (huiōn) of Zebedee (Zebedaiou), with (meta) the (tōn) sons (huiōn) of her (autēs), came to (prosēlthen) him (autō), bowing to4352 (proskunousa) [him] and (kai) requesting (aitousa) something (ti) from (ap’) him (autou).


20:21 But (de) the (ho) [Son of the Mortal, v18] enunciated (eipen) to her (autē), "What (ti) do you desire (theleis)?"


She says (legei) to him (autō), "Enunciate (eipe) in order that (hina) these ones (houtoi), the (hoi) two (duo) sons (huioi) of me (mou), may sit down (kathisōsin), one (heis) out (ek) right (dexiōn) of you (sou), and (kai) one (heis) out (ex) left (euōnumōn) of you (sou), in (en) the (tē) Kingdom932 (basileia) of you (sou)."


20:22 But (de) having been caused to make a decision (apokritheis), the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) enunciated (eipen), “You have absolutely not seen (ouk oidate) what (ti) you cause yourselves to request (aiteisthe)!


Can you inherently power yourselves (dunasthe) to drink (peien) the (to) cup (potērion) which (ho) I (egō) am about (mellō) to drink (pinein)?”


They say (legousin) to him (autō), “We can inherently power ourselves (dunametha).”


20:23 He says (legei) to them (autois), “Truly (men), you shall cause yourselves to drink (piesthe) the (to) cup (potērion) of me (mou)!


But (de) the (to) [enunciation, v21] to sit down (kathisai) out (ek) right (dexiōn) and (kai) out (ex) left (euōnumōn) of me (mou), this (touto) is (estin) absolutely not (ouk) of me (emon) to give (dounai);


BUT (all), [out right and out left of me] [is] for ones whom (hois) it has been made ready (hētoimastai) under (hupo) [authority, AE] of the (tou) Father (patros) of me (mou)!”


20:24 And (kai) the (hoi) ten (deka) having heard (akousantes), they were very agitated (ēganaktēsan) about (peri) the (tōn) two (duo) brothers (adelphōn).


20:25 But (de) the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) having caused himself to call aloud toward (proskalesamenos) them (autous), he enunciated (eipen), “You have seen (oidate) that (hoti) the (hoi) chief ones758 (archontes) of the (tōn) ethnic groups (ethnōn) are lords down (katakurieuousin) [over] them (autōn), and (kai) the (hoi) great ones (megaloi) exercise authority down (katexousiazousin) [over] them (autōn)!


20:26 Thusly (houtōs) it shall absolutely not cause itself to be (ouch estai) among (en) you (humin)!


BUT (all’), if perhaps (ean) whoever (hos) among (en) you (humin) may desire (thelē) to cause himself to become (genesthai) a great one (megas), he shall cause himself to be (estai) a minister (diakonos) of you (humōn)!


20:27 And (kai) perhaps (an) whoever (hos) among (en) you (humin) may desire (thelē) to be (einai) a first one4413 (prōtos), he shall cause himself to be (estai) a servant (doulos) of you (humōn),


20:28 as (hōsper) the (ho) Son (huios) of the (tou) Mortal (anthrōpou) came (ēlthen) absolutely not (ouk) to be ministered to (diakonēthēnai), BUT (alla), to minister (diakonēsai), and (kai) to give (dounai) the (tēn) soul (psuchēn) of him (autou) [to be] a redeemer (lutron), opposite473 (anti) of many (pollōn)!”


20:29 And (kai) of them (autōn) being caused to go out (ekporeuomenōn) from (apo) Jericho (Ierichō), a large (polus) crowd (ochlos) followed (ēkolouthēsen) him (autō).


20:30 And (kai) behold (idou), two (duo) blind ones (tuphloi) causing themselves to sit down (kathēmenoi) alongside (para) of the (tēn) way (hodon), they having heard (akousantes) that (hoti) Jesus (Iēsous) leads [one] aside (paragei), they cried out (ekraxan) saying (legontes), “Have mercy (eleēson) [on] us (hēmas) lord (kurie), son (huios) of David (Dauid)!”


20:31 But (de) the (ho) crowd (ochlos) epitomized (epetimēsen) them (autois) in order that (hina) they may be silent (siōpēsōsin).


But (de) the (hoi) [blind ones, v30] cried out (ekraxan) greatly (meizon), saying (legontes), “Have mercy (eleēson) [on] us (hēmas) lord (kurie), son (huios) of David (Dauid)!”


20:32 And (kai) having stood (stas) the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) sounded (ephōnēsen) [for] them (autous), and (kai) he enunciated (eipen), “What (ti) do you desire (thelete) I may do (poiēsō) for you (humin)?”


20:33 They say (legousin) to him (autō), “Lord (kurie), in order that (hina) the (hoi) eyes (ophthalmoi) of us (hēmōn) may be opened up (anoigōsin)!”


20:34 But (de) his spleen having been caused to ache (splanchnistheis), the (ho) Jesus (Iēsous) caused himself to take hold (hēpsato) of the (tōn) eyes (ommatōn) of them (autōn), and (kai) straightaway (eutheōs) they looked up (aneblepsan).


And (kai) they followed (ēkolouthēsan) him (autō).