Parallel Bible results for Matthew 25:9-19

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Matthew 25:9-19

ESV 9 But the wise answered, saying, 'Since there will not be enough for us and for you, go rather to the dealers and buy for yourselves.' NIV 9 " 'No,' they replied, 'there may not be enough for both us and you. Instead, go to those who sell oil and buy some for yourselves.' ESV 10 And while they were going to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut. NIV 10 "But while they were on their way to buy the oil, the bridegroom arrived. The virgins who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. And the door was shut. ESV 11 Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, 'Lord, lord, open to us.' NIV 11 "Later the others also came. 'Sir! Sir!' they said. 'Open the door for us!' ESV 12 But he answered, 'Truly, I say to you, I do not know you.' NIV 12 "But he replied, 'I tell you the truth, I don't know you.' ESV 13 Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour. NIV 13 "Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour. ESV 14 "For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. NIV 14 "Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. ESV 15 To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. NIV 15 To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey. ESV 16 He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he made five talents more. NIV 16 The man who had received the five talents went at once and put his money to work and gained five more. ESV 17 So also he who had the two talents made two talents more. NIV 17 So also, the one with the two talents gained two more. ESV 18 But he who had received the one talent went and dug in the ground and hid his master's money. NIV 18 But the man who had received the one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master's money. ESV 19 Now after a long time the master of those servants came and settled accounts with them. NIV 19 "After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them.