22"He said to him, 'aBy your own words I will judge you, you worthlessslave. Did you know that I am an exactingman, taking up what I did not laydown and reapingwhat I did not sow?23'Thenwhy did you not put my money in the bank, and having come, I would have collected it with interest?'24"Then he said to the bystanders, 'Take the minaaway from him and give it to the one who has the tenminas.'25"And they said to him, 'Master, he hastenminas already.'26"1I tell you that to everyone who has, more shall be given, but from the one who does not have, evenwhat he does have shall be takenaway.27"But 2theseenemies of mine, who did not want me to reignover them, bring them here and 3slay them in my presence."
After He had saidthesethings, He 4was going on ahead, 5going up to Jerusalem.
296When He approachedBethphage and 7Bethany, near the bmount that is called8Olivet, He senttwo of the disciples,
30saying, "Go into the villageahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colttied on whichnooneyet has eversat; untie it and bring it here.31"Ifanyoneasks you, 'Why are you untying it?' you shall say, 'The Lordhasneed of it.' "32Sothose who were sentwentaway and found it just as He had told them.