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Matthew 18:21-35

NIV 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" NIV 21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?" NIV 22 Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. NIV 22 Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times. NIV 23 "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. NIV 23 "Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants. NIV 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him. NIV 24 As he began the settlement, a man who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him. 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. 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. NIV 26 "The servant fell on his knees before him. 'Be patient with me,' he begged, 'and I will pay back everything.' NIV 26 "The servant fell on his knees before him. 'Be patient with me,' he begged, 'and I will pay back everything.' NIV 27 The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go. NIV 27 The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go. NIV 28 "But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded. NIV 28 "But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded. NIV 29 "His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.' NIV 29 "His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.' NIV 30 "But he refused. Instead, he went off and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt. NIV 30 "But he refused. Instead, he went off and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt. NIV 31 When the other servants saw what had happened, they were greatly distressed and went and told their master everything that had happened. NIV 31 When the other servants saw what had happened, they were greatly distressed and went and told their master everything that had happened. NIV 32 "Then the master called the servant in. 'You wicked servant,' he said, 'I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. NIV 32 "Then the master called the servant in. 'You wicked servant,' he said, 'I canceled all that debt of yours because you begged me to. NIV 33 Shouldn't you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?' NIV 33 Shouldn't you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?' NIV 34 In anger his master turned him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed. NIV 34 In anger his master turned him over to the jailers to be tortured, until he should pay back all he owed. NIV 35 "This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart." NIV 35 "This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother from your heart."