New International Version
In anger his master handed him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed.
King James Bible
And his lord was wroth, and delivered him to the tormentors, till he should pay all that was due unto him.
Darby Bible Translation
And his lord being angry delivered him to the tormentors till he paid all that was owing to him.
World English Bible
His lord was angry, and delivered him to the tormentors, until he should pay all that was due to him.
Young's Literal Translation
'And having been wroth, his lord delivered him to the inquisitors, till he might pay all that was owing to him;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Delivered him to the tormentors - Not only continued captivity is here intended, but the tortures to be endured in it. If a person was suspected of fraud, as there was reason for in such a case as that mentioned here, he was put to very cruel tortures among the Asiatics, to induce him to confess. In the punishments of China, a great variety of these appear; and probably there is an allusion to such torments in this place. Before, he and all that he had, were only to be sold. Now, as he has increased his debt, so he has increased his punishment; he is delivered to the tormentors, to the horrors of a guilty conscience, and to a fearful looking for of fiery indignation, which shall devour the adversaries. But if this refers to the day of judgment, then the worm that dieth not, and the fire that is not quenched, are the tormentors.
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