New American Standard Bible
"And they said to him, 'Master, he has ten minas already.'
King James Bible
(And they said unto him, Lord, he hath ten pounds.)
Darby Bible Translation
And they said to him, Lord, he has ten minas.
World English Bible
"They said to him, 'Lord, he has ten minas!'
Young's Literal Translation
(and they said to him, Sir, he hath ten pounds) --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
And they said unto him - Those standing around him said.
He hath ... - This was probably an observation made by some of the bystanders, as if surprised at such a decision. "He has already ten pounds. Why take away this one, and add to what he already possesses? Why should his property be increased at the expense of this man, who has but one pound?" The answer to this is given in the following verse; that every one that hath, to him shall be given; every man who is faithful, and improves what God gives him, shall receive much more.
LibraryThe Kingdom of Christ
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 …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
The Rewards of the Trading Servants
Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
"Then he said to the bystanders, 'Take the mina away from him and give it to the one who has the ten minas.'
"I tell you that to everyone who has, more shall be given, but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away.
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