Matthew 25:16
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New International Version
The man who had received five bags of gold went at once and put his money to work and gained five bags more.

New Living Translation
"The servant who received the five bags of silver began to invest the money and earned five more.

English Standard Version
He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more.

Berean Study Bible
The servant who had received five talents went and put them to work, and gained five more.

Berean Literal Bible
The one having received the five talents, having gone, traded with them, and made five more.

New American Standard Bible
"Immediately the one who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and gained five more talents.

King James Bible
Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the man who had received five talents went, put them to work, and earned five more.

International Standard Version
"The one who received five talents went out at once and invested them and earned five more.

NET Bible
The one who had received five talents went off right away and put his money to work and gained five more.

New Heart English Bible
Immediately the one who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But he who received five talents went and traded them and gained five others.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"The one who received ten thousand dollars invested the money at once and doubled his money.

New American Standard 1977
“Immediately the one who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and gained five more talents.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And after he was gone, he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same and made another five talents.

King James 2000 Bible
Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made five other talents.

American King James Version
Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

American Standard Version
Straightway he that received the five talents went and traded with them, and made other five talents.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he that had received the five talents, went his way, and traded with the same, and gained other five.

Darby Bible Translation
And he that had received the five talents went and trafficked with them, and made five other talents.

English Revised Version
Straightway he that received the five talents went and traded with them, and made other five talents.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then he that had received the five talents, went and traded with the same, and gained other five talents.

Weymouth New Testament
Without delay the one who had received the five talents went and employed them in business, and gained five more.

World English Bible
Immediately he who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.

Young's Literal Translation
'And he who did receive the five talents, having gone, wrought with them, and made other five talents;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
25:14-30 Christ keeps no servants to be idle: they have received their all from him, and have nothing they can call their own but sin. Our receiving from Christ is in order to our working for him. The manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal. The day of account comes at last. We must all be reckoned with as to what good we have got to our own souls, and have done to others, by the advantages we have enjoyed. It is not meant that the improving of natural powers can entitle a man to Divine grace. It is the real Christian's liberty and privilege to be employed as his Redeemer's servant, in promoting his glory, and the good of his people: the love of Christ constrains him to live no longer to himself, but to Him that died for him, and rose again. Those who think it impossible to please God, and in vain to serve him, will do nothing to purpose in religion. They complain that He requires of them more than they are capable of, and punishes them for what they cannot help. Whatever they may pretend, the fact is, they dislike the character and work of the Lord. The slothful servant is sentenced to be deprived of his talent. This may be applied to the blessings of this life; but rather to the means of grace. Those who know not the day of their visitation, shall have the things that belong to their peace hid from their eyes. His doom is, to be cast into outer darkness. It is a usual way of expressing the miseries of the damned in hell. Here, as in what was said to the faithful servants, our Saviour goes out of the parable into the thing intended by it, and this serves as a key to the whole. Let us not envy sinners, or covet any of their perishing possessions.
Study Bible
The Parable of the Talents
15To one he gave five talents, to another two talents, and to another one talent—each according to his own ability. And he promptly went on his journey. 16The servant who had received five talents went and put them to work, and gained five more. 17Likewise, the one with two talents gained two more.…
Cross References
Matthew 18:24
As he began the settlements, a debtor was brought to him owing ten thousand talents.

Matthew 25:17
Likewise, the one with two talents gained two more.

Luke 19:13
Beforehand, he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Conduct business with this until I return,' he said.
Treasury of Scripture

Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

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2 Samuel 7:1-3 And it came to pass, when the king sat in his house, and the LORD …

1 Chronicles 13:1-3 And David consulted with the captains of thousands and hundreds, …

1 Chronicles 22:1-26:32 Then David said, This is the house of the LORD God, and this is the …

1 Chronicles 28:2 Then David the king stood up on his feet, and said, Hear me, my brothers, …

1 Chronicles 29:1-17 Furthermore David the king said to all the congregation, Solomon …

2 Chronicles 1:9,10 Now, O LORD God, let your promise to David my father be established…

2 Chronicles 15:8-15 And when Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, …

2 Chronicles 17:3-9 And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first …

2 Chronicles 19:4-10 And Jehoshaphat dwelled at Jerusalem: and he went out again through …

2 Chronicles 31:20,21 And thus did Hezekiah throughout all Judah, and worked that which …

2 Chronicles 33:15,16 And he took away the strange gods, and the idol out of the house of the LORD…

2 Chronicles 34:1-35:27 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign, and he reigned …

Nehemiah 5:14-19 Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor …

Isaiah 23:18 And her merchandise and her hire shall be holiness to the LORD: it …

Isaiah 49:23 And kings shall be your nursing fathers, and their queens your nursing …

Isaiah 60:5-16 Then you shall see, and flow together, and your heart shall fear, …

Acts 13:36 For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of …

Romans 15:18,19 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ …

1 Corinthians 9:16-23 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity …

1 Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed …

1 Timothy 6:17,18 Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high minded, …

2 Timothy 2:6 The farmer that labors must be first partaker of the fruits.

2 Timothy 4:5-8 But watch you in all things, endure afflictions, do the work of an …

Philemon 1:6,7 That the communication of your faith may become effectual by the …

3 John 1:5-8 Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do to the brothers, and to strangers…

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