Luke 19:21
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English Standard Version
for I was afraid of you, because you are a severe man. You take what you did not deposit, and reap what you did not sow.’

King James Bible
For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.

American Standard Version
for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that which thou layedst not down, and reapest that which thou didst not sow.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up what thou didst not lay down, and thou reapest that which thou didst not sow.

English Revised Version
for I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.

Webster's Bible Translation
For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up what thou layedst not down, and reapest what thou didst not sow.

Weymouth New Testament
For I was afraid of you, because you are a severe man: you take up what you did not lay down, and you reap what you did not sow.'

Luke 19:21 Parallel
Commentary
Vincent's Word Studies

Austere (αὐστηρὸς)

From aὔω, to dry. Dry, and thence hard. See on hard, Matthew 25:24.

Sow (ἔσπειρας)

See on strawed, Matthew 25:24.

Luke 19:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I feared.

Exodus 20:19,20 And they said to Moses, Speak you with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die...

1 Samuel 12:20 And Samuel said to the people, Fear not: you have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the LORD...

Matthew 25:24,25 Then he which had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew you that you are an hard man, reaping where you have not sown...

Romans 8:15 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but you have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba...

2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

James 2:10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

1 John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear: because fear has torment. He that fears is not made perfect in love.

because.

1 Samuel 6:19-21 And he smote the men of Bethshemesh, because they had looked into the ark of the LORD...

2 Samuel 6:9-11 And David was afraid of the LORD that day, and said, How shall the ark of the LORD come to me...

Job 21:14,15 Therefore they say to God, Depart from us; for we desire not the knowledge of your ways...

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 3:14,15 You have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance...

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.

Jude 1:15 To execute judgment on all, and to convince all that are ungodly among them of all their ungodly deeds which they have ungodly committed...

Cross References
Luke 19:20
Then another came, saying, 'Lord, here is your mina, which I kept laid away in a handkerchief;

Luke 19:22
He said to him, 'I will condemn you with your own words, you wicked servant! You knew that I was a severe man, taking what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow?

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