Matthew 25:22

22 "Also the one who had received the two 1talents came up and said, 'Master, you entrusted two talents to me. See, I have gained two more talents.'

Matthew 25:22 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 25:22

He also that had received two talents
A lesser degree of ministerial gifts; and who as he received next to the other, and was the next, who in proportion to what he had received, had traded and gained, he is mentioned in the next: place, as giving in his account; who

came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents, behold I
have gained two other talents besides them:
his account, abating the sum and gains, is given in, in the same form as the other.

Matthew 25:22 In-Context

20 "The one who had received the five talents came up and brought five more talents, saying, 'Master, you entrusted five talents to me. See, I have gained five more talents.'
21 "His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'
22 "Also the one who had received the two talents came up and said, 'Master, you entrusted two talents to me. See, I have gained two more talents.'
23 "His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.'
24 "And the one also who had received the one talent came up and said, 'Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow and gathering where you scattered no seed.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Matthew 18:24; Luke 19:13