Luke 19:18

18 “The second came and said, ‘Sir, your mina has earned five more.’

Read Luke 19:18 Using Other Translations

And the second came, saying, Lord, thy pound hath gained five pounds.
And the second came, saying, 'Lord, your mina has made five minas.'
“The next servant reported, ‘Master, I invested your money and made five times the original amount.’

What does Luke 19:18 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
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,

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