New Living Translation
He said, "A nobleman was called away to a distant empire to be crowned king and then return.
King James Bible
He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
Darby Bible Translation
He said therefore, A certain high-born man went to a distant country to receive for himself a kingdom and return.
World English Bible
He said therefore, "A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return.
Young's Literal Translation
He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:12 He went into a far country to receive a kingdom - Christ went to heaven, to receive his sovereign power as wan, even all authority in heaven and earth. Mt 25:14; Mr 13:34.
LibraryA New Kind of King
'And when He was come nigh, even now at the descent of the mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen; 38. Saying, Blessed be the King that cometh in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest. 38. And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto Him, Master, rebuke Thy disciples. 40. And He answered and said unto them, I tell you that, if these should hold their …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
December the Eighteenth the Sinner's Guest
August the Twenty-Sixth Missing the Lord
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.
Before he left, he called together ten of his servants and divided among them ten pounds of silver, saying, 'Invest this for me while I am gone.'
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