Parallel Bible results for Matthew 25:14-30

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Matthew 25:14-30

NIV 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. NIV 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them. NIV 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag,each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. NIV 15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag,each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. NIV 16 The man who had received five bags of gold went at once and put his money to work and gained five bags more. NIV 16 The man who had received five bags of gold went at once and put his money to work and gained five bags more. NIV 17 So also, the one with two bags of gold gained two more. NIV 17 So also, the one with two bags of gold gained two more. NIV 18 But the man who had received one bag went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money. NIV 18 But the man who had received one bag went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money. NIV 19 “After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them. NIV 19 “After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them. NIV 20 The man who had received five bags of gold brought the other five. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with five bags of gold. See, I have gained five more.’ NIV 20 The man who had received five bags of gold brought the other five. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with five bags of gold. See, I have gained five more.’ NIV 21 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ NIV 21 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ NIV 22 “The man with two bags of gold also came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with two bags of gold; see, I have gained two more.’ NIV 22 “The man with two bags of gold also came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘you entrusted me with two bags of gold; see, I have gained two more.’ NIV 23 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ NIV 23 “His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!’ NIV 24 “Then the man who had received one bag of gold came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. NIV 24 “Then the man who had received one bag of gold came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. NIV 25 So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.’ NIV 25 So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.’ NIV 26 “His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? NIV 26 “His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? NIV 27 Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest. NIV 27 Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest. NIV 28 “ ‘So take the bag of gold from him and give it to the one who has ten bags. NIV 28 “ ‘So take the bag of gold from him and give it to the one who has ten bags. NIV 29 For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. NIV 29 For whoever has will be given more, and they will have an abundance. Whoever does not have, even what they have will be taken from them. NIV 30 And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ NIV 30 And throw that worthless servant outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’