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Luke 19:11-27

NIV 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 God was going to appear at once. NIV 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 God was going to appear at once. NIV 12 He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return. NIV 12 He said: "A man of noble birth went to a distant country to have himself appointed king and then to return. NIV 13 So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.' NIV 13 So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. 'Put this money to work,' he said, 'until I come back.' NIV 14 "But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We don't want this man to be our king.' NIV 14 "But his subjects hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We don't want this man to be our king.' NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.' NIV 16 "The first one came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned ten more.' NIV 17 " 'Well done, my good servant!' his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.' NIV 17 " 'Well done, my good servant!' his master replied. 'Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.' NIV 18 "The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.' NIV 18 "The second came and said, 'Sir, your mina has earned five more.' NIV 19 "His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.' NIV 19 "His master answered, 'You take charge of five cities.' NIV 20 "Then another servant came and said, 'Sir, here is your mina; I have kept it laid away in a piece of cloth. NIV 20 "Then another servant came and said, 'Sir, here is your mina; I have kept it laid away in a piece of cloth. NIV 21 I was afraid of you, because you are a hard man. You take out what you did not put in and reap what you did not sow.' NIV 21 I was afraid of you, because you are a hard man. You take out what you did not put in and reap what you did not sow.' NIV 22 "His master replied, 'I will judge you by your own words, you wicked servant! You knew, did you, that I am a hard man, taking out what I did not put in, and reaping what I did not sow? NIV 22 "His master replied, 'I will judge you by your own words, you wicked servant! You knew, did you, that I am a hard man, taking out what I did not put in, and reaping what I did not sow? NIV 23 Why then didn't you put my money on deposit, so that when I came back, I could have collected it with interest?' NIV 23 Why then didn't you put my money on deposit, so that when I came back, I could have collected it with interest?' NIV 24 "Then he said to those standing by, 'Take his mina away from him and give it to the one who has ten minas.' NIV 24 "Then he said to those standing by, 'Take his mina away from him and give it to the one who has ten minas.' NIV 25 " 'Sir,' they said, 'he already has ten!' NIV 25 " 'Sir,' they said, 'he already has ten!' NIV 26 "He replied, 'I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away. NIV 26 "He replied, 'I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but as for the one who has nothing, even what he has will be taken away. NIV 27 But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.' " NIV 27 But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them--bring them here and kill them in front of me.' "