Matthew 18:17-27 ESV

18 Truly, I say to you, 1whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be looseda in heaven.

References for Matthew 18:18

    • 18:18 - Or shall have been bound... shall have been loosed
      19 Again I say to you, if two of you 2agree on earth about anything they ask, 3it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.

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      20 For where two or three are 4gathered in my name, 5there am I among them."

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      The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant

      21 Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often 6will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? 7As many as seven times?"

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          22 Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.b

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            • · 18:22 - Or seventy-seven times
              23 "Therefore the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished 8to settle accounts with his servants.c

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                • ¸ 18:23 - Greek bondservants; also verses 28, 31
                  24 When he began to settle, one was brought to him who owed him 9ten thousand 10talents.d

                  References for Matthew 18:24

                    • ¹ 18:24 - A talent was a monetary unit worth about twenty years' wages for a laborer
                      25 11And since he could not pay, his master ordered him 12to be sold, with his wife and 13children and all that he had, and payment to be made.

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                      26 So the servante14fell on his knees, imploring him, 'Have patience with me, and I will pay you everything.'

                      References for Matthew 18:26

                        • º 18:26 - Greek bondservant; also verses 27, 28, 29, 32, 33
                          27 And out of pity for him, the master of that servant released him and 15forgave him the debt.

                          References for Matthew 18:27

                            • 937 18:27 - [See ver. 25 above]
                              28 But when that same servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred 16denarii,f and seizing him, he began to choke him, saying, 'Pay what you owe.'

                              References for Matthew 18:28

                                • » 18:28 - A denarius was a day's wage for a laborer