New Living Translation
But neither of them could repay him, so he kindly forgave them both, canceling their debts. Who do you suppose loved him more after that?"
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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'And when the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. 14. And He came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And He said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. 15. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And He delivered him to his mother.'--LUKE vii. 13-15. We owe our knowledge of this incident to Luke only. He is the Evangelist who specially delights in recording the gracious relations of our Lord with women, and he is also the Evangelist who …
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and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us.
He couldn't pay, so his master ordered that he be sold--along with his wife, his children, and everything he owned--to pay the debt.
Then his master was filled with pity for him, and he released him and forgave his debt.
Simon answered, "I suppose the one for whom he canceled the larger debt." "That's right," Jesus said.
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