1 For the kingdom of Heaven is like a man, a housemaster, who went out when it was early to hire workers into his vineyard.
Matthew 20:1 Cross References - LITV
1 Now I will sing to my Beloved a song of my Beloved concerning His vineyard: My Beloved has a vineyard in a fruitful horn. 2 And He dug it, and cleared it of stones, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower in its midst, and also hewed out a wine vat in it. And He waited for it to produce grapes, but it produced rotten grapes.
3 From the thirteenth year of Josiah the son of Amon, king of Judah, even to this day, this twenty three years, the word of Jehovah has come to me, and I have spoken to you, rising up early and speaking; but you have not listened. 4 And Jehovah has sent to you all His servants the prophets, rising early and sending, but you have not listened nor bowed your ear to hear,
2 and saying, Repent! For the kingdom of Heaven has drawn near.
24 He put before them another parable, saying: The kingdom of Heaven is compared to a man sowing good seed in his fields.
31 He put another parable before them, saying: The kingdom of Heaven is compared to a grain of mustard, which taking, a man sowed in his field;
33 He spoke another parable to them: The kingdom of Heaven is compared to leaven, which taking, a woman hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.
47 Again, the kingdom of Heaven is compared to a drag net thrown into the sea, and gathering together of every kind;
28 But what do you think? A man had two children, and coming to the first he said, Child, go today; work in my vineyard.
33 Hear another parable: There was a certain man, a house master, who planted a vineyard and placed a hedge around it; and he dug a winepress in it, and built a tower. And he rented it to vinedressers and left the country. Isa. 5:1, 2 34 And when the season of the fruits came, he sent his slaves to the vinedressers to receive his fruits. 35 And the vinedressers, taking his slaves, they beat this one, and they killed one, and they stoned another. 36 Again he sent other slaves, more than the first. And they did the same to them. 37 And at last he sent his son to them, saying, They will have respect for my son. 38 But seeing the son, the vinedressers said among themselves, This is the heir. Come, let us kill him and get hold of his inheritance. 39 And taking him, they threw him out of the vineyard and killed him . 40 Therefore, when the lord of the vineyard comes, what will he do to these vinedressers? 41 They said to Him, Bad men! He will miserably destroy them, and he will rent out the vineyard to other vinedressers who will give to him the fruits in their seasons. 42 Jesus said to them, Did you never read in the Scriptures, "A Stone which the builders rejected is the One that has become the head of the corner. This was from the Lord, and it is a wonder in our eyes?" Psa. 118:22, 23 43 Because of this I say to you, The kingdom of God will be taken from you, and it will be given to a nation bringing forth the fruits of it.
2 The kingdom of Heaven is compared to a man, a king, who made a wedding feast for his son.
37 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one killing the prophets and stoning those sent to her. How often I desired to gather your children in the way a bird gathers her chicks under her wings! And you did not desire it.
1 Then the kingdom of Heaven shall be compared to ten virgins who taking their lamps, went out to a meeting of the bridegroom.
14 For it is as if a man going abroad called his own slaves and delivered his goods to them.
34 As a man going away, leaving his house, and giving his slaves authority, and to each his work (and he commanded the doorkeeper, that he watch),
1 I am the True Vine, and My Father is the Vinedresser.
58 So that, my beloved brothers, you be firm, immovable, abounding in the work of the Lord always, knowing that your labor is not without fruit in the Lord.
21 perfect you in every good work, in order to do His will, doing in you that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.
5 But also in this very thing, bringing in all diligence, filling in your faith with virtue; and virtue with knowledge; 6 and knowledge with self-control; and self-control with patience; and patience with godliness; 7 and godliness with brotherly love; and brotherly love with love. 8 For these things being in you, and abounding, they will make you not idle, not unfruitful in the full knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. 9 For the one in whom these things are not present is blind, being shortsighted, taking on forgetfulness of the cleansing of his sins in time past. 10 On account of this, brothers, rather be diligent to make sure of your calling and election; for doing these things, you will not ever fall into sin .