Luke 19:19

19 “His master answered, ‘You take charge of five cities.’

Luke 19:19 in Other Translations

19 And he said likewise to him, Be thou also over five cities.
19 And he said to him, 'And you are to be over five cities.'
19 “‘Well done!’ the king said. ‘You will be governor over five cities.’
19 "He said, 'I'm putting you in charge of five towns.'
19 "So he said to him, 'You will be over five towns.'

Luke 19:19 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 19:19

And he said likewise to him
He commended him as a good and faithful servant, though this is not expressed; and added,

be thou over five cities;
which does not denote any inequality of glory in Christ's ministers, who will all shine as the firmament, and as the stars for ever and ever; at least, there will be no inequality in the ultimate state of happiness, when all the saints shall shine as the sun in the kingdom of their Father, whatever there may be in the kingdom state, or in Christ's personal reign with his saints on earth. The above learned writer would have this passage compared with ( Isaiah 19:18 ) .

Luke 19:19 In-Context

17 “ ‘Well done, my good servant!’ his master replied. ‘Because you have been trustworthy in a very small matter, take charge of ten cities.’
18 “The second came and said, ‘Sir, your mina has earned five more.’
19 “His master answered, ‘You take charge of five cities.’
20 “Then another servant came and said, ‘Sir, here is your mina; I have kept it laid away in a piece of cloth.
21 I was afraid of you, because you are a hard man. You take out what you did not put in and reap what you did not sow.’
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