Luke 19:7-17 NIV

7 All the people saw this and began to mutter, "He has gone to be the guest of a 'sinner.' "1

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8 But Zacchaeus stood up and said to the Lord,2 "Look, Lord! Here and now I give half of my possessions to the poor, and if I have cheated anybody out of anything,3 I will pay back four times the amount."4

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9 Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, because this man, too, is a son of Abraham.5

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10 For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."6

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The Parable of the Ten Minas

19:12-27Ref -- Mt 25:14-30

11 While they were listening to this, he went on to tell them a parable, because he was near Jerusalem and the people thought that the kingdom of God7 was going to appear at once.8

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12 He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return.
13 So he called ten of his servants9 and gave them ten minas.a 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.'

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    • a 19:13 - A mina was about three months' wages.
      14 "But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We don't want this man to be our king.'
      15 "He was made king, however, and returned home. Then he sent for the servants to whom he had given the money, in order to find out what they had gained with it.
      16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.'
      17 " 'Well done, my good servant!'10 his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.'11

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