New American Standard Bible
'Then why did you not put my money in the bank, and having come, I would have collected it with interest?'
King James Bible
Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury?
Darby Bible Translation
And why didst thou not give my money to the bank; and I should have received it, at my coming, with interest?
World English Bible
Then why didn't you deposit my money in the bank, and at my coming, I might have earned interest on it?'
Young's Literal Translation
and wherefore didst thou not give my money to the bank, and I, having come, with interest might have received it?
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The bank - The treasury, or the place of exchange. Why did you not loan it out, that it might be increased?
Usury - Interest.
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LUKE xix. 41. And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it. Let us think awhile what was meant by our Lord's weeping over Jerusalem. We ought to learn thereby somewhat more of our Lord's character, and of our Lord's government. Why did he weep over that city whose people would, in a few days, mock him, scourge him, crucify him, and so fill up the measure of their own iniquity? Had Jesus been like too many, who since his time have fancied themselves saints and prophets, would …
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Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
Then you ought to have put my money in the bank, and on my arrival I would have received my money back with interest.
"He said to him, 'By your own words I will judge you, you worthless slave. Did you know that I am an exacting man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I did not sow?
"Then he said to the bystanders, 'Take the mina away from him and give it to the one who has the ten minas.'
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