Luke 16:7
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English Standard Version
Then he said to another, ‘And how much do you owe?’ He said, ‘A hundred measures of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your bill, and write eighty.’

King James Bible
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, An hundred measures of wheat. And he said unto him, Take thy bill, and write fourscore.

American Standard Version
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, A hundred measures of wheat. He saith unto him, Take thy bond, and write fourscore.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Then he said to another: And how much dost thou owe? Who said: An hundred quarters of wheat. He said to him: Take thy bill, and write eighty.

English Revised Version
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, A hundred measures of wheat. He saith unto him, Take thy bond, and write fourscore.

Webster's Bible Translation
Then said he to another, And how much owest thou? And he said, A hundred measures of wheat. And he said to him, Take thy bill, and write eighty.

Weymouth New Testament
"To a second he said, "'And how much do you owe?' "'A hundred quarters of wheat,' was the answer. "'Here is your account,' said he: 'change it into eighty quarters.'

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Vincent's Word Studies

To another (ἑτέρῳ)

A different one with a different debt, and his circumstances demanding a different rate of discount.

Measures (κόρους)

Cors. A cor was ten baths; the dry and the fluid measures being the same.

Luke 16:7 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

An hundred.

Luke 20:9,12 Then began he to speak to the people this parable; A certain man planted a vineyard, and let it forth to farmers...

Songs 8:11,12 Solomon had a vineyard at Baalhamon; he let out the vineyard to keepers...

measures. 'The word here interpreted a measure, in the original containeth about fourteen bushels and a pottle. Gr.'

Cross References
Matthew 18:28
But when that same servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii, and seizing him, he began to choke him, saying, 'Pay what you owe.'

Luke 2:37
and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.

Luke 16:6
He said, 'A hundred measures of oil.' He said to him, 'Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.'

Luke 16:8
The master commended the dishonest manager for his shrewdness. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own generation than the sons of light.

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