Matthew 25:17

17 So also, the one with two bags of gold gained two more.

Matthew 25:17 in Other Translations

17 And likewise he that had received two, he also gained other two.
17 So also he who had the two talents made two talents more.
17 The servant with two bags of silver also went to work and earned two more.
17 The second did the same.
17 In the same way the man with two earned two more.

Matthew 25:17 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 25:17

And likewise he that received two
Talents, or a lesser measure of ministerial gifts:

he also gained other two;
he worked and laboured, and traded, in proportion to the gifts he had received; and his improvements and success, under a divine blessing, were answerable.

Matthew 25:17 In-Context

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.
17 So also, the one with two bags of gold gained two more.
18 But the man who had received one bag went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money.
19 “After a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them.