|New International Version (© 2011)|
"Then the man who had received one bag of gold came. 'Master,' he said, 'I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed.
King James Bible
Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown, and gathering where thou hast not strawed:
American Standard Version
And he also that had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou didst not sow, and gathering where thou didst not scatter;
Young's Literal Translation
'And he also who hath received the one talent having come, said, Sir, I knew thee, that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou didst not sow, and gathering from whence thou didst not scatter;
Matthew 25:24 Additional TranslationsTreasury of Scripture Knowledge
he which. Our Lord placed the example of negligence in him to whom the least was committed, probably to 'intimate' says Doddridge, 'that we are accountable for the smallest advantage with which we are entrusted; but it cannot imply that they who have received much will ordinarily pass their account best; for it is too plain, in fact, that most of those whose dignity, wealth, and genius give them the greatest opportunities of service, seem to forget that they have any Master in heaven to serve, or any future reckoning to expect; and many render themselves much more criminal than this wicked and slothful servant who hid his talents in the earth.'
Matthew 7:21 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...
Luke 6:46 And why call you me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?
Matthew 20:12 Saying, These last have worked but one hour, and you have made them equal to us, which have borne the burden and heat of the day.
Job 21:14,15 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways...
Isaiah 58:3 Why have we fasted, say they, and you see not? why have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge? Behold...
Jeremiah 2:31 O generation, see you the word of the LORD. Have I been a wilderness to Israel? a land of darkness? why say my people, We are lords...
Jeremiah 44:16-18 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you...
Ezekiel 18:25-29 Yet you say, The way of the LORD is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal...
Malachi 1:12,13 But you have profaned it, in that you say, The table of the LORD is polluted; and the fruit thereof, even his meat, is contemptible...
Malachi 3:14,15 You have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance...
Luke 15:29 And he answering said to his father, See, these many years do I serve you, neither transgressed I at any time your commandment...
Luke 19:20-22 And another came, saying, Lord, behold, here is your pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin...
Romans 8:7 Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.
Romans 9:20 No but, O man, who are you that reply against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why have you made me thus?
Matthew 25:24 Parallel CommentariesForward Gathering Getting Grain Hadst Hard Harvesting Keeping Making Master Profits Reaping Received Scatter Scattered Seed Severe Sir Sow Sowed Sown Strawed Strewed Talent Winnow Winnowed WorkForward Gathering Getting Grain Hadst Hard Harvesting Keeping Making Master Profits Reaping Received Scatter Scattered Seed Severe Sir Sow Sowed Sown Strawed Strewed Talent Winnow Winnowed WorkTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Matthew 18:24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand bags of gold was brought to him.
Matthew 25:25 So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.'
Matthew 25:26 "His master replied, 'You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed?
Luke 19:13 So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.'