New Living Translation
"But the others replied, 'We don't have enough for all of us. Go to a shop and buy some for yourselves.'
King James Bible
But the wise answered, saying, Not so; lest there be not enough for us and you: but go ye rather to them that sell, and buy for yourselves.
Darby Bible Translation
But the prudent answered saying, We cannot, lest it might not suffice for us and for you. Go rather to those that sell, and buy for yourselves.
World English Bible
But the wise answered, saying, 'What if there isn't enough for us and you? You go rather to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.'
Young's Literal Translation
and the prudent answered, saying -- Lest there may not be sufficient for us and you, go ye rather unto those selling, and buy for yourselves.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
25:9 But the wise answered, Lest there be not enough for us and you! - Beginning the sentence with a beautiful abruptness; such as showed their surprise at the state of those poor wretches, who had so long received them, as well as their own souls. Lest there be not enough - It is sure there is not; for no man has more than holiness enough for himself. Go ye rather to them that sell - Without money and without price: that is, to God, to Christ. And buy - If ye can. O no! The time is past and returns no more!
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On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xxv. 24, Etc. , Where the Slothful Servant who Would not Put Out the Talent He had Received, is Condemned.
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Yet they cannot redeem themselves from death by paying a ransom to God.
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
"Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
Then the five foolish ones asked the others, 'Please give us some of your oil because our lamps are going out.'
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