Luke 19:21

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.’

Luke 19:21 in Other Translations

KJV
21 For I feared thee, because thou art an austere man: thou takest up that thou layedst not down, and reapest that thou didst not sow.
ESV
21 for I was afraid of you, because you are a severe man. You take what you did not deposit, and reap what you did not sow.'
NLT
21 I was afraid because you are a hard man to deal with, taking what isn’t yours and harvesting crops you didn’t plant.’
MSG
21 To tell you the truth, I was a little afraid. I know you have high standards and hate sloppiness, and don't suffer fools gladly.'
CSB
21 because I was afraid of you, for you're a tough man: you collect what you didn't deposit and reap what you didn't sow.'

Luke 19:21 In-Context

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.’
22 “His master replied, ‘I will judge you by your own words, you wicked servant! You knew, did you, that I am a hard man, taking out what I did not put in, and reaping what I did not sow?
23 Why then didn’t you put my money on deposit, so that when I came back, I could have collected it with interest?’

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