New American Standard Bible
"And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.'
King James Bible
And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.
Darby Bible Translation
And he said to him, Well done, thou good bondman; because thou hast been faithful in that which is least, be thou in authority over ten cities.
World English Bible
"He said to him, 'Well done, you good servant! Because you were found faithful with very little, you shall have authority over ten cities.'
Young's Literal Translation
and he said to him, Well done, good servant, because in a very little thou didst become faithful, be having authority over ten cities.
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LUKE xix. 41. And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it. Let us think awhile what was meant by our Lord's weeping over Jerusalem. We ought to learn thereby somewhat more of our Lord's character, and of our Lord's government. Why did he weep over that city whose people would, in a few days, mock him, scourge him, crucify him, and so fill up the measure of their own iniquity? Had Jesus been like too many, who since his time have fancied themselves saints and prophets, would …
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Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.
"He who is faithful in a very little thing is faithful also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a very little thing is unrighteous also in much.
"The first appeared, saying, 'Master, your mina has made ten minas more.'
"The second came, saying, 'Your mina, master, has made five minas.'
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