Matthew 25:14-30 KJV

14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country , who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods .
15 And unto one he gave five talents *,a to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took his journey .

References for Matthew 25:15

    • ‘ 25:15 - talents: a talent is <187> pounds ten shillings
      16 Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.
      18 But he that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
      21 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
      23 His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
      25 And I was afraid , and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.
      27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury.
      28 Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.
      29 For unto every one that hath shall be given , and he shall have abundance : but from him that hath not shall be taken away * even that which he hath .