|New Living Translation (© 2007)|
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.
King James Bible
For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
American Standard Version
For it is as when a man, going into another country, called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
Young's Literal Translation
'For -- as a man going abroad did call his own servants, and did deliver to them his substance,
Matthew 25:14 Additional TranslationsWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:14 Our Lord proceeds by a parable still plainer (if that can be) to declare the final reward of a harmless man. May God give all such in this their day, ears to hear and hearts to understand it! The kingdom of heaven - That is, the King of heaven, Christ. Mark 13:34; Luke 19:12.
Matthew 25:14 Parallel CommentariesAbroad Bondmen Bondservants Care Country Deliver Delivered Entrusted Far Goods Heaven Journey Kingdom Possessions Property Servants Slaves Substance Together Traveling Travelling TravelsAbroad Bondmen Bondservants Care Country Deliver Delivered Entrusted Far Goods Heaven Journey Kingdom Possessions Property Servants Slaves Substance Together Traveling Travelling TravelsThe Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188.
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Matthew 21:33 "Now listen to another story. A certain landowner planted a vineyard, built a wall around it, dug a pit for pressing out the grape juice, and built a lookout tower. Then he leased the vineyard to tenant farmers and moved to another country.
Luke 19:12 He said, "A nobleman was called away to a distant empire to be crowned king and then return.