Matthew 18:25 NIV

25 Since he was not able to pay, the master ordered that he and his wife and his children and all that he had be sold to repay the debt.

References for Matthew 18:25

Study tools for Matthew 18:25

  • a 18:10 - Some manuscripts include here the words of Luke 19:10.
  • b 18:15 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a fellow disciple, whether man or woman; also in verses 21 and 35.
  • c 18:15 - Some manuscripts "sins against you"
  • d 18:16 - Deut. 19:15
  • e 18:18 - Or "will have been"
  • f 18:18 - Or "will have been"
  • g 18:22 - Or "seventy times seven"
  • h 18:24 - Greek "ten thousand talents" ; a talent was worth about 20 years of a day laborer’s wages.
  • i 18:28 - Greek "a hundred denarii" ; a denarius was the usual daily wage of a day laborer (see 20:2).