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Title: Luke 20,13 and ἴσως
Author(s): KILGALLEN, John J.
Volume: 89 Issue: 2 Date: 2008
Many translations understand the father of the vineyard (parable in Luke 20,9-19) to think that he will send his beloved son to the vineyard workers because they possibly might accept him; this seems faulty reasoning on the part of the father. It seems better to re-read ἴσως (v. 13) in accord with its basic sense, which in turn allows the father a proper logic: 'they will give my son a treatment that is equal to his dignity as my beloved son'.