Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves.

King James Version

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants.

Holman Bible

For this reason, the kingdom of heaven can be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.

International Standard Version

"That is why the kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.

A Conservative Version

Because of this the kingdom of the heavens is compared to a man, a king, who wanted to settle account with his bondmen.

American Standard Version

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, who would make a reckoning with his servants.

Amplified

Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a human king who wished to settle accounts with his attendants.

An Understandable Version

"Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is similar to a certain king who decided to settle his account with his servants.

Anderson New Testament

For this reason, the kingdom of heaven is likened to a king that wished to settle accounts with his servants.

Bible in Basic English

For this reason the kingdom of heaven is like a king, who went over his accounts with his servants.

Common New Testament

Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.

Daniel Mace New Testament

In this respect the gospel-kingdom may be represented by that of a temporal prince, who had a mind to call his servants to account.

Darby Translation

For this cause the kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who would reckon with his bondmen.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore the kingdom of the heavens is like unto a kingly man, who wished to make a reckoning with his servants.

Goodspeed New Testament

For this reason the Kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a king, who resolved to settle accounts with his slaves.

John Wesley New Testament

Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a king, who was minded to settle accounts with his servants.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore is the kingdom of the heavens likened unto a man who is king who would take account of his slaves.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore the kingdom of the heavens was likened to a man, the king, who wished to lift up the word together with his servants.

King James 2000

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, who would take account of his servants.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"For this [reason] the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man--a king--who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore the kingdom of Heaven has been compared to a certain king who desired to make an accounting with his servants.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain King, which would take accounts of his servants.

Moffatt New Testament

That is why the Realm of heaven may be compared to a king who resolved to settle accounts with his servants.

Montgomery New Testament

"Thus the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves.

NET Bible

"For this reason, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wanted to settle accounts with his slaves.

New Heart English Bible

Therefore the Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who wanted to reconcile accounts with his servants.

Noyes New Testament

Therefore the kingdom of heaven is likened to a king, who would settle accounts with his servants.

Sawyer New Testament

On this account, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wished to settle with his servants.

The Emphasized Bible

For this cause, hath the kingdom of the heavens become like unto a man, a king, who wished to settle an account with his servants;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven like unto a certain king who purposed to settle his account with his servants.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And therefore the Kingdom of Heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his servants.

Webster

Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened to a certain king who would take account of his servants.

Weymouth New Testament

"For this reason the Kingdom of the Heavens may be compared to a king who determined to have a settlement of accounts with his servants.

Williams New Testament

So the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who decided to settle up his accounts with his slaves,

World English Bible

Therefore the Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who wanted to reconcile accounts with his servants.

Worrell New Testament

Therefore, the Kingdom of Heaven was likened to a king who wished to make a reckoning with his servants.

Worsley New Testament

And therefore the gospel-kingdom is like unto a king, who had a mind to settle accounts with his servants:

Youngs Literal Translation

'Because of this was the reign of the heavens likened to a man, a king, who did will to take reckoning with his servants,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

is
ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3

the kingdom
βασιλεία 
Basileia 
Usage: 54

of heaven
οὐρανός 
Ouranos 
Usage: 156

ὁμοιόω 
Homoioo 
liken, make like, be like, in the likeness of, resemble
Usage: 3

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

βασιλεύς 
Basileus 
Usage: 99

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

συναίρω 
sunairo 
Usage: 0

λόγος 
Logos 
Usage: 256

of
μετά 
meta 
with, after, among, hereafter , afterward , against, not tr,
Usage: 346


Usage: 0

References

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unforgiving Slave

22 Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven. 23 "For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. 24 "When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him ten thousand talents was brought to him.


Cross References

Matthew 13:24

Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.

Matthew 3:2

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand."

Matthew 13:31

He presented another parable to them, saying, "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and sowed in his field;

Matthew 13:33

He spoke another parable to them, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven, which a woman took and hid in three pecks of flour until it was all leavened."

Matthew 13:44-45

"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a dragnet cast into the sea, and gathering fish of every kind;

Matthew 13:52

And Jesus said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of a household, who brings out of his treasure things new and old."

Matthew 25:1

"Then the kingdom of heaven will be comparable to ten virgins, who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

Matthew 25:14

"For it is just like a man about to go on a journey, who called his own slaves and entrusted his possessions to them.

Matthew 25:19-30

"Now after a long time the master of those slaves came and settled accounts with them.

Luke 16:1-2

Now He was also saying to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and this manager was reported to him as squandering his possessions.

Luke 19:12-27

So He said, "A nobleman went to a distant country to receive a kingdom for himself, and then return.

Romans 14:12

So then each one of us will give an account of himself to God.

1 Corinthians 4:5

Therefore do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the motives of men's hearts; and then each man's praise will come to him from God.

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may be recompensed for his deeds in the body, according to what he has done, whether good or bad.



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