New Living Translation
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.'
King James Bible
And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.
Darby Bible Translation
And having called his own ten bondmen, he gave to them ten minas, and said to them, Trade while I am coming.
World English Bible
He called ten servants of his, and gave them ten mina coins, and told them, 'Conduct business until I come.'
Young's Literal Translation
and having called ten servants of his own, he gave to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Do business -- till I come;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
19:13 Trade till I come - To visit the nation, to destroy Jerusalem, to judge the world: or, in a more particular sense, to require thy soul of thee.
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He gave five bags of silver to one, two bags of silver to another, and one bag of silver to the last--dividing it in proportion to their abilities. He then left on his trip.
"The servant who received the five bags of silver began to invest the money and earned five more.
The servant to whom he had entrusted the five bags of silver came forward with five more and said, 'Master, you gave me five bags of silver to invest, and I have earned five more.'
"The servant who had received the two bags of silver came forward and said, 'Master, you gave me two bags of silver to invest, and I have earned two more.'
"Then the servant with the one bag of silver came and said, 'Master, I knew you were a harsh man, harvesting crops you didn't plant and gathering crops you didn't cultivate.
He said, "A nobleman was called away to a distant empire to be crowned king and then return.
But his people hated him and sent a delegation after him to say, 'We do not want him to be our king.'
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