New American Standard Bible
"A moneylender had two debtors: one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
King James Bible
There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.
Darby Bible Translation
There were two debtors of a certain creditor: one owed five hundred denarii and the other fifty;
World English Bible
"A certain lender had two debtors. The one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.
Young's Literal Translation
'Two debtors were to a certain creditor; the one was owing five hundred denaries, and the other fifty;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A certain creditor - A man who had lent money or sold property, the payment for which was yet due.
Five hundred pence - About 69 dollars 26 cents, or 14 British pounds, 11 shilling, 8d. See the notes at Matthew 18:28.
Fifty - About 7 dollars, or 1 British pound, 9 shillings, and 2d.
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'The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of Him.' --LUKE vii. 30. Our Lord has just been pouring unstinted praise on the head of John the Baptist. The eulogium was tenderly timed, for it followed, and was occasioned by the expression, through messengers, of John's doubts of Christ's Messiahship. Lest these should shake the people's confidence in the Forerunner, and make them think of him as weak and shifting, Christ speaks of him in the glowing …
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Liii. The Contemplation of Death.
'And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
"But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, 'Pay back what you owe.'
But He answered them, "You give them something to eat!" And they said to Him, "Shall we go and spend two hundred denarii on bread and give them something to eat?"
And Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to say to you." And he replied, "Say it, Teacher."
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