New Living Translation
But his creditor wouldn't wait. He had the man arrested and put in prison until the debt could be paid in full.
King James Bible
And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.
Darby Bible Translation
But he would not, but went away and cast him into prison, until he should pay what was owing.
World English Bible
He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due.
Young's Literal Translation
and he would not, but having gone away, he cast him into prison, till he might pay that which was owing.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:30 Went with him before a magistrate, and cast him into prison, protesting he should lie there, till he should pay the whole debt.
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 15, "If Thy Brother Sin against Thee, Go, Shew Him his Fault Between Thee and Him Alone;" And
1. Our Lord warns us not to neglect one another's sins, not by searching out what to find fault with, but by looking out for what to amend. For He said that his eye is sharp to cast out a mote out of his brother's eye, who has not a beam in his own eye. Now what this means, I will briefly convey to you, Beloved. A mote in the eye is anger; a beam in the eye is hatred. When therefore one who has hatred finds fault with one who is angry, he wishes to take a mote out of his brother's eye, but is hindered …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xviii. 7, Where we are Admonished to Beware of the Offences of the World.
The Forgiveness of Sins.
Fourth Day. Forgiveness of Injuries.
Those who shut their ears to the cries of the poor will be ignored in their own time of need.
"His fellow servant fell down before him and begged for a little more time. 'Be patient with me, and I will pay it,' he pleaded.
"When some of the other servants saw this, they were very upset. They went to the king and told him everything that had happened.
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