New International Version
Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he forgave the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?"
King James Bible
And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?
Darby Bible Translation
but as they had nothing to pay, he forgave both of them [their debt]: [say,] which of them therefore will love him most?
World English Bible
When they couldn't pay, he forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him most?"
Young's Literal Translation
and they not having wherewith to give back, he forgave both; which then of them, say thou, will love him more?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Which of them will love him most? - Which is under the greater obligation and should love him most?
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.
Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered that he and his wife and his children and all that he had be sold to repay the debt.
The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go.
Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt forgiven." "You have judged correctly," Jesus said.
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