Matthew 25:14

The Parable of the Bags of Gold

14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them.

Matthew 25:14 in Other Translations

KJV
14 For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.
ESV
14 "For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property.
NLT
14 “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.
MSG
14 "It's also like a man going off on an extended trip. He called his servants together and delegated responsibilities.
CSB
14 "For it is just like a man going on a journey. He called his own slaves and turned over his possessions to them.

Matthew 25:14 In-Context

12 “But he replied, ‘Truly I tell you, I don’t know you.’
13 “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know the day or the hour.
14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his wealth to them.
15 To one he gave five bags of gold, to another two bags, and to another one bag,each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.
16 The man who had received five bags of gold went at once and put his money to work and gained five bags more.

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Cross References 1

  • 1. Matthew 21:33; Luke 19:12
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