Luke 19:18

18 "The second came and said, 'Master, your mina has made five minas.'

Luke 19:18 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 19:18

And the second came
He who was next, though less useful, yet equally diligent and active:

saying, Lord;
acknowledging also the power and authority of Christ over him:

thy pound hath gained five pounds;
is increased fivefold, or is turned to a fivefold account, to the interest of Christ, and good of immortal souls: the usefulness of the ministers of the Gospel is not alike; as they have gifts different one from another, so their improvements are different, and their labours, though faithful, do not turn to the same account,

Luke 19:18 In-Context

16 The first came forward and said, 'Master, your mina has earned 10 more minas.'
17 " 'Well done, good slave!' he told him. 'Because you have been faithful in a very small matter, have authority over 10 towns.'
18 "The second came and said, 'Master, your mina has made five minas.'
19 "So he said to him, 'You will be over five towns.'
20 "And another came and said, 'Master, here is your mina. I have kept it hidden away in a cloth
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