New International Version
"The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.'
King James Bible
And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.
Darby Bible Translation
And the second came, saying, [My] Lord, thy mina has made five minas.
World English Bible
"The second came, saying, 'Your mina, Lord, has made five minas.'
Young's Literal Translation
'And the second came, saying, Sir, thy pound made five pounds;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Over ten cities - This is to be understood as referring to the new kingdom which the nobleman had just received. His former trustiest and most faithful servants he now represents as being made governors, under him, over a number of cities, according to the capacity he found in each; which capacity was known by the improvement of the minas.
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Occupy till I come.--LUKE 19:13. The Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.--Unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey. I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.--Wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?--Leaving …
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So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.'
"'Well done, my good servant!' his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.'
"His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.'
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