Mark 4:25
New International Version
Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them.”

New Living Translation
To those who listen to my teaching, more understanding will be given. But for those who are not listening, even what little understanding they have will be taken away from them.”

English Standard Version
For to the one who has, more will be given, and from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.”

Berean Study Bible
For whoever has will be given more. But whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.”

Berean Literal Bible
For whoever may have, it will be given to him; and he who does not have, even that which he has will be taken away from him."

King James Bible
For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath.

New King James Version
For whoever has, to him more will be given; but whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.”

New American Standard Bible
For whoever has, to him more will be given; and whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.”

NASB 1995
“For whoever has, to him more shall be given; and whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.”

NASB 1977
“For whoever has, to him shall more be given; and whoever does not have, even what he has shall be taken away from him.”

Amplified Bible
For whoever has [a teachable heart], to him more [understanding] will be given; and whoever does not have [a yearning for truth], even what he has will be taken away from him.”

Christian Standard Bible
For whoever has, more will be given to him, and whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For to the one who has, it will be given, and from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away.”

American Standard Version
For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he hath.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For whoever has it, it shall be given to him; and whoever does not have it, from him shall be taken even that which he has.

Contemporary English Version
Everyone who has something will be given more. But people who don't have anything will lose what little they have.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, that also which he hath shall be taken away from him.

English Revised Version
For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken away even that which he hath.

Good News Translation
Those who have something will be given more, and those who have nothing will have taken away from them even the little they have."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Those who understand [these mysteries] will be given [more knowledge]. However, some people don't understand [these mysteries]. Even what they understand will be taken away from them."

International Standard Version
because whoever has something, will have more given to him. But whoever has nothing, even what he has will be taken away."

Literal Standard Version
for whoever may have, there will be given to him, and whoever has not, also that which he has will be taken from him.”

NET Bible
For whoever has will be given more, but whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from him."

New Heart English Bible
For whoever has, more will be given, and he who does not have, even that which he has will be taken away from him."

Weymouth New Testament
For those who have will have more given them; and from those who have not, even what they have will be taken away."

World English Bible
For whoever has, to him will more be given, and he who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away from him."

Young's Literal Translation
for whoever may have, there shall be given to him, and whoever hath not, also that which he hath shall be taken from him.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Lesson of the Lamp
24He went on to say, “Pay attention to what you hear. With the measure you use, it will be measured to you, and even more will be added to you. 25For whoever has will be given more. But whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.” 26Jesus also said, “The kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seed on the ground.…

Cross References
Matthew 13:12
Whoever has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.

Matthew 25:29
For everyone who has will be given more, and he will have an abundance. But the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.

Mark 4:26
Jesus also said, "The kingdom of God is like a man who scatters seed on the ground.

Luke 8:18
Pay attention, therefore, to how you listen. Whoever has will be given more, but whoever does not have, even what he thinks he has will be taken away from him."

Luke 19:26
He replied, 'I tell you that everyone who has will be given more; but the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.


Treasury of Scripture

For he that has, to him shall be given: and he that has not, from him shall be taken even that which he has.

Matthew 13:12
For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.

Matthew 25:28,29
Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents…

Luke 8:18
Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he seemeth to have.









(25) For he that hath.--See Note on Matthew 13:12.

Verse 25. - For he that hath, to him shall be given. He that uses his gifts, whether of intellect or of goodness, bestowed upon him by God, to him shall be granted an increase of those gifts. But from him who uses them not, God will gradually take them away. Christ here encourages his apostles and disciples to diligent and earnest preaching of his gospel, by promising them in return yet greater influxes of his wisdom and grace.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

whoever
ὃς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

has
ἔχει (echei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

will be given
δοθήσεται (dothēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

[more],
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

[but]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

whoever
ὃς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

does not have,
ἔχει (echei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

even
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

what
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

he has
ἔχει (echei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

will be taken away
ἀρθήσεται (arthēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 142: To raise, lift up, take away, remove.

from
ἀπ’ (ap’)
Preposition
Strong's 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

him.”
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


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