Parallel Verses

Daniel Mace New Testament

and he called ten of his servants, to whom he deliver'd ten pounds: improve that, said he, till I return.

New American Standard Bible

And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, ‘Do business with this until I come back.’

King James Version

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

Holman Bible

He called 10 of his slaves, gave them 10 minas, and told them, ‘Engage in business until I come back.’

International Standard Version

He called ten of his servants and gave them ten coins. He told them, "Invest this money until I come back.'

A Conservative Version

And having called ten of his bondmen, he gave them ten minas and said to them, Do business until I come.

American Standard Version

And he called ten servants of his, and gave them ten pounds, and said unto them, Trade ye herewith till I come.

Amplified

So he called ten of his servants, and gave them ten minas [one apiece, each equal to about a hundred days’ wages] and said to them, ‘Do business [with this] until I return.’

An Understandable Version

So, he called ten of his slaves and gave each of them a sum of money [Note: The amount of each sum was equivalent to one hundred days of a farm laborer's pay, or about $7,000 in 1994]. [Then] he said to them, 'Invest this money until I return.'

Anderson New Testament

And he called his ten servants, and gave them ten pounds, and said to them, Engage in trade till I come.

Bible in Basic English

And he sent for ten of his servants and gave them ten pounds and said to them, Do business with this till I come.

Common New Testament

So he called ten of his servants, gave them ten minas, and said to them, 'Do business till I come.'

Darby Translation

And having called his own ten bondmen, he gave to them ten minas, and said to them, Trade while I am coming.

Godbey New Testament

And calling his ten servants, he gave to them ten pounds, and said to them, Operate till I come.

Goodspeed New Testament

And he called in ten of his slaves and gave them each twenty dollars and told them to trade with it while he was gone.

John Wesley New Testament

And having called ten of his servants, he gave them ten pounds, and said unto them, Trade till I come.

Julia Smith Translation

And having called his ten servants, he gave them ten coins, and said to them, Attend to business, till I come.

King James 2000

And he called his ten servants, and delivered to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And summoning ten of his own slaves, he gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business {until I come back}.'

Modern King James verseion

And He called his ten servants and delivered ten minas, and said to them, Trade until I come back.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, saying unto them, 'Buy and sell till I come.'

Moffatt New Testament

He first called his ten servants, giving them each a five-pound note, and telling them, 'Trade with this till I come back.'

Montgomery New Testament

"And he summoned ten slaves of his, and gave them ten pounds, and said to them, "'Trade with these until I come.'

NET Bible

And he summoned ten of his slaves, gave them ten minas, and said to them, 'Do business with these until I come back.'

New Heart English Bible

He called ten servants of his, and gave them ten mina coins, and told them, 'Conduct business until I come.'

Noyes New Testament

And he called his ten servants, and gave them ten pounds, and said to them, Trade with these, till I come.

Sawyer New Testament

And calling his ten servants, he gave them ten minas [$163.30], and said to them, Use them in business till I come.

The Emphasized Bible

And, calling ten servants of his own, he gave unto them ten minas, and said unto them - Do business, till I come.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And calling his ten servants, he gave them ten manehs, and said unto them, Employ yourselves in traffic, till I come back.

Twentieth Century New Testament

He called ten of his servants and gave them ten pounds each, and told them to trade with them during his absence.

Webster

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said to them, Occupy till I come.

Weymouth New Testament

And he called ten of his servants and gave each of them a pound, instructing them to trade with the money during his absence.

Williams New Testament

He called in ten of his slaves and gave them twenty dollars apiece and told them to do business with his money while he was gone.

World English Bible

He called ten servants of his, and gave them ten mina coins, and told them, 'Conduct business until I come.'

Worrell New Testament

And, calling ten servants of his, he gave them ten pounds, and said to them, 'Do business till I come.'

Worsley New Testament

And he called ten of his servants, and delivered to them ten pounds, and said, Trade with them till I come.

Youngs 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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

he called
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

his
ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

ten
δέκα 
Deka 
δέκα 
Deka 
Usage: 13
Usage: 13

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

and delivered
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254




Usage: 0
Usage: 0

μνᾶ 
Mna 
Usage: 0

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412

πραγματεύομαι 
Pragmateuomai 
Usage: 0

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Ten Minas

12 a nobleman, said he, was going to travel to a foreign country, in order to have his kingdom confirm'd to him at his return. 13 and he called ten of his servants, to whom he deliver'd ten pounds: improve that, said he, till I return. 14 but he being hated by the citizens, after he was gone, they sent a deputation to court, to make this protest, "we will not have him for our king."


Cross References

Matthew 25:14-15

So it was when a man was going to travel into a foreign country, he called his servants, and delivered to them his stock:

John 12:26

if any man would serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall my servant be: whoever serves me, him will my father reward.

Romans 12:6-8

having then different gifts, according to the respective favour bestowed upon us; if it be prophecy, let him prophesy according to the proportion of his gift.

1 Corinthians 12:7-11

now to particular men the spirit gives particular gifts, that they may be displayed to greater advantage.

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

which God has placed in the church, first apostles, next prophets, then teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, assistants, governours, interpreters of languages.

Galatians 1:10

for do I now act in obedience to men, or to God? or do I seek to please men? if I had hitherto pleased men, I should not have been the servant of Christ.

James 1:1

James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the TWELVE TRIBES dispers'd thro' the world, sends greeting.

1 Peter 4:9-11

be mutually hospitable, without repining.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter the servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who equally share with us in the advantages of faith, thro' the veracity of our God, and of Jesus Christ.

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