New International Version
"His fellow servant fell to his knees and begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay it back.'
King James Bible
And his fellowservant fell down at his feet, and besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all.
Darby Bible Translation
His fellow-bondman therefore, having fallen down [at his feet], besought him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee.
World English Bible
"So his fellow servant fell down at his feet and begged him, saying, 'Have patience with me, and I will repay you!'
Young's Literal Translation
His fellow-servant then, having fallen down at his feet, was calling on him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Fell down at his feet - This clause is wanting in several ancient MSS., versions, and fathers. Several printed editions also have omitted it; Griesbach has left it out of the text.
Pay thee all - Παντα, all, is omitted by a multitude of MSS., versions, and fathers.
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LibraryMay 31. "Whosoever Therefore Shall Humble Himself as this Little Child" (Matt. xviii. 4).
"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child" (Matt. xviii. 4). You will never get a humble heart until it is born from above, from the heart of Christ. For man has lost his own humanity and alas, too often has a demon heart. God wants us, as Christians, to be simple, human, approachable and childlike. The Christians that we know and love best, and that are nearest to the Lord, are the most simple. Whenever we grow stilted we are only fit for a picture gallery, and we are only good …
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Meetings for Prayer.
"But when that servant went out, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred silver coins. He grabbed him and began to choke him. 'Pay back what you owe me!' he demanded.
"But he refused. Instead, he went off and had the man thrown into prison until he could pay the debt.
Shouldn't you have had mercy on your fellow servant just as I had on you?'
You learned it from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of Christ on our behalf,
Tychicus will tell you all the news about me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister and fellow servant in the Lord.
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