Matthew 25:14
Good News Translation
"At that time the Kingdom of heaven will be like this. Once there was a man who was about to leave home on a trip; he called his servants and put them in charge of his property.

Contemporary English Version
The kingdom is also like what happened when a man went away and put his three servants in charge of all he owned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods;

New American Bible
“It will be as when a man who was going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods;

as.

Matthew 21:33 Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country.

Mark 13:34 Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

Luke 19:12,13 He said therefore: a certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return. . . .

Luke 20:9 And he began to speak to the people this parable: A certain man planted a vineyard and let it out to husbandmen: and he was abroad for a long time.

and delivered.

Luke 16:1-12 And he said also to his disciples: There was a certain rich man who had a steward: and the same was accused unto him, that he had wasted his goods. . . .

Romans 12:6-8 And having different gifts, according to the grace that is given us, either prophecy, to be used according to the rule of faith; . . .

1 Corinthians 3:5 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given.

1 Corinthians 4:1,2 Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ and the dispensers of the mysteries of God. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:4,7-29 Now there are diversities of graces, but the same Spirit. . . .

Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and other some evangelists, and other some pastors and doctors:

1 Peter 4:9-11 Using hospitality one towards another, without murmuring, . . .

Context
The Parable of the Talents
13Watch ye therefore, because you know not the day nor the hour. 14For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; 15And to one he gave five talents, and to another two, and to another one, to every one according to his proper ability: and immediately he took his journey.…
Cross References
Matthew 21:33
Hear ye another parable. There was a man, an householder, who planted a vineyard and made a hedge round about it and dug in it a press and built a tower and let it out to husbandmen and went into a strange country.

Luke 19:12
He said therefore: a certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return.

Additional Translations
For it is just like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted them with his possessions.

For it is like a man going on a journey who called his own servants and delivered his possessing to them.

For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.

For it is as when a man, going into another country, called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

For [it is] as [if] a man going away out of a country called his own bondmen and delivered to them his substance.

For it is as when a man, going into another country, called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.

For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.

"Why, it is like a man who, when going on his travels, called his bondservants and entrusted his property to their care.

"For it is like a man, going into another country, who called his own servants, and entrusted his goods to them.

'For -- as a man going abroad did call his own servants, and did deliver to them his substance,
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