Luke 19:23
Good News Translation
Well, then, why didn't you put my money in the bank? Then I would have received it back with interest when I returned.'

Contemporary English Version
Why didn't you put my money in the bank? On my return, I could have had the money together with interest."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And why then didst thou not give my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have exacted it with usury?

New American Bible
why did you not put my money in a bank? Then on my return I would have collected it with interest.’

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And why then didst thou not give my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have exacted it with usury?

Wherefore.

Romans 2:4,5 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance? . . .

usury.

Exodus 22:25-27 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries. . . .

Deuteronomy 23:19,20 Thou shalt not lend to thy brother money to usury, nor corn, nor any other thing: . . .

Context
The Parable of the Ten Minas
22He saith to him: Out of thy own mouth I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up what I laid not down and reaping that which I did not sow. 23And why then didst thou not give my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have exacted it with usury? 24And he said to them that stood by: Take the pound away from him and give it to him that hath ten pounds.…
Cross References
Matthew 25:27
Thou oughtest therefore to have committed my money to the bankers: and at my coming I should have received my own with usury.

Luke 19:22
He saith to him: Out of thy own mouth I judge thee, thou wicked servant. Thou knewest that I was an austere man, taking up what I laid not down and reaping that which I did not sow.

Luke 19:24
And he said to them that stood by: Take the pound away from him and give it to him that hath ten pounds.

Additional Translations
Why then did you not deposit my money in the bank, and upon my return I could have collected it with interest?’

Why then did you not give my money to the bank, and I having come, might have collected it with interest?'

Why then gave not you my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required my own with usury?

then wherefore gavest thou not my money into the bank, and I at my coming should have required it with interest?

And why didst thou not give my money to [the] bank; and I should have received it, at my coming, with interest?

then wherefore gavest thou not my money into the bank, and I at my coming should have required it with interest?

Why then gavest thou not my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required my own with interest?

why then did you not put my money into a bank, that when I came I might have received it back with interest?

Then why didn't you deposit my money in the bank, and at my coming, I might have earned interest on it?'

and wherefore didst thou not give my money to the bank, and I, having come, with interest might have received it?
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