12 for whoever has, to him shall be given, and he shall be caused to be in abundance; but he who has not, even what he has shall be taken away from him.

References for Matthew 13:12

    • a 13:12 - Hostis: as ch. 7.24.
    • b 13:12 - As to the good thing given. It is abstract; the object is not to day what is given, but the manner of God's dealing. What is given is caused to be in abundance. We may say, also, 'he shall be in abundance,' a word used of the thing and of the person possessing it