|Overview - Matthew 18|
|1||Christ warns his disciples to be humble and harmless,|
|7||to avoid offences,|
|10||and not to despise the little ones;|
|15||teaches how we are to deal with our brethren when they offend us,|
|21||and how oft to forgive them;|
|23||which he sets forth by a parable of the king that took account of his servants,|
|32||and punished him who shewed no mercy to his fellow.|
Matthew 18:28 (King James Version)
But the same servant went out, and found one of his fellowservants, which owed him an hundred pence: and he laid hands on him, and took him by the throat, saying, Pay me that thou owest.
- an hundred
- Rather, "a hundred denarii," as our penny does not convey one seventh of the meaning
- This would amount to about 3. 2s. 6d. English; which was not one six hundred thousandth part of
- the Matthew 18:10 Matthew 18:000 ; talents, even calculating them as Roman talents.* pence.
- "The Roman penny is the eighth part of an ounce, which after five shillings the ounce is sevenpence halfpenny."
- and took
- Deuteronomy 15:2 ; Nehemiah 5:7 Nehemiah 5:10 Nehemiah 5:11 ; 10:31 Isaiah 58:3 ; Ezekiel 45:9