33 “Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard and put a wall around it and dug a wine press in it, and built a tower, and rented it out to tenant farmers and went on a journey [to another country].34 When the harvest time approached, he sent his servants to the tenants to get his [share of the] fruit.35 But the tenants took his servants and beat one, and killed another, and stoned a third.36 Again he sent other servants, more than the first time; and they treated them the same way.37 Finally he sent his own son to them, saying, ‘They will respect my son and have regard for him.’38 But when the tenants saw the son, they said to themselves, ‘This [man] is the heir; come on, let us kill him and seize his inheritance.’39 So they took the son and threw him out of the vineyard, and killed him.40 Now when the owner of the vineyard comes back, what will he do to those tenants?”
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