saying, ‘These last have spent one hour, and you have made them equal to us who have borne the burden of the day and the scorching heat!’
“But he answered one of them, ‘Friend, I am doing you no wrong. Didn’t you agree with me for a denarius?
Take that which is yours, and go your way. It is my desire to give to this last just as much as to you.
Isn’t it lawful for me to do what I want to with what I own? Or is your eye evil, because I am good?’
So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few are chosen.”
As Jesus was going up to Jerusalem ◆, he took the twelve disciples aside, and on the way he said to them,
“Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem,