Luke 19:12, Jesus, Jes'ian, Jesian
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A nobleman went a great distance to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. He called his ten servants together and delivered over to them ten talents. He said to them, Handle my business until I return.
The second servant said, Lord, the talent has gained another five. He said likewise to him, You now have authority over five cities.
Luke 19, Jesus, Jes'ian, Jesian
After he received the kingdom, he returned and called the servants to him for an accounting of what they had done with the talents. The first servant said, Lord, thy talent has gained ten more. He said to him, Very good. Because you have been faithful in this little matter, you now have authority over ten cities.
Luke 19:15, Jesus, Jes'ian, Jesian
Then came another servant who said, Lord, here is your talent which I have kept tied up in a cloth for I feared thee because thou art a hard man. You take up what you have not laid down and reap what you have not sown.
Luke 19:20, Jesus, Jes'ian, Jesian
He said to this servant, Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee, thou wicked servant. If you knew that I was a hard man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow, why, then, did you not put the talents in the bank, that, on my return, I would get my own back with interest? Give this talent to the servant who gained ten more.
Luke 19:22, Jesus, Jes'ian, Jesian
The kingdom of heaven is like a man who travels into a far country. Before he leaves, he calls his servants and turns his goods over to them. To one he gives five talents. To another he gives two talents. To another he gives one.
Matthew 25:14, Jesus, Jesian, Jes'ian
The servant who received the five talents traded and made another five talents.
Matthew 25:16, Jesus, Jesian, Jes'ian
After a long time, the lord returned from his journey and reckoned with his servants. He who received five talents came and brought another five talents. He said, Lord, thou delivered five talents to me. Behold, I have gained five more talents besides them. His lord said, Well done. Thou has been faithful over a few things so I will make thee ruler over many things.
He who received two talents came and said, Lord, thou delivered to me two talents. Behold, I have gained two more talents beside them. His lord said, Well done. Thou has been faithful over a few things. I will make thee ruler over many things.
I was afraid, so I hid thy talent in the earth. Here, now thou has what is thine.
Matthew 25:25, Jesus, Jesian, Jes'ian
His lord cried, Thou wicked and slothful servant. Thou knew that I reap where I sow not and gather where I do not toil. Thou ought to have, at least, put my money out to the exchangers so, upon my return, I should have received my own money with interest. Take the talent and give it to the one who has ten talents.
Matthew 25:26, Jesus, Jesian, Jes'ian
To the one who uses his talent wisely, more shall be given, and he shall have abundance. But to the one who does not, any talent he has shall be taken away.
Matthew 25:28, Jesus, Jesian, Jes'ian
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