GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
When he began to do this, a servant who owed him millions of dollars was brought to him.
King James Bible
And when he had begun to reckon, one was brought unto him, which owed him ten thousand talents.
Darby Bible Translation
And having begun to reckon, one debtor of ten thousand talents was brought to him.
World English Bible
When he had begun to reconcile, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents.
Young's Literal Translation
and he having begun to take account, there was brought near to him one debtor of a myriad of talents,
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LibraryPersistence of Thwarted Love
'If so be that he find it.'--MATT. xviii. 13. 'Until he find it.'--LUKE xv. 4. Like other teachers, Jesus seems to have had favourite points of view and utterances which came naturally to His lips. There are several instances in the gospels of His repeating the same sayings in entirely different connections and with different applications. One of these habitual points of view seems to have been the thought of men as wandering sheep, and of Himself as the Shepherd. The metaphor has become so familiar …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Six Sweeping Statements.
False Ambition Versus Childlikeness.
Sin and Forgiveness Between Brethren.
1 Chronicles 29:7
They gave 375,186 pounds of gold, 750,000 pounds of silver, 135,000 pounds of bronze, and 7,500,000 pounds of iron for the work on God's temple.
"That is why the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.
Because he could not pay off the debt, the master ordered him, his wife, his children, and all that he had to be sold to pay off the account.
He gave one man ten thousand dollars, another four thousand dollars, and another two thousand dollars. Each was given money based on his ability. Then the man went on his trip.
"The one who received ten thousand dollars invested the money at once and doubled his money.
The one who received ten thousand dollars brought the additional ten thousand. He said, 'Sir, you gave me ten thousand dollars. I've doubled the amount.'
"The one who received four thousand dollars came and said, 'Sir, you gave me four thousand dollars. I've doubled the amount.'
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