And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and said to them, Why stand you here all the day idle?
Have you never thought with extreme sadness of the many men and women upon our earth whose lives are useless? Have you never reflected upon the millions of people who waste in nothingness their thoughts, affections, energies, all their powers, which frivolity dissipates as the sand of the desert absorbs the water which is sent upon it from the sky? These beings pass onward, without even asking themselves toward what end they journey, or for what reason they were placed here below.
Parallel VersesKJV: And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?