Parallel Verses

Montgomery New Testament

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

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.

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.

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 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

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

his

Usage: 0

References

American

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Unforgiving Slave

22 "I do not tell you 'till seven times,'" answered Jesus, "but till seventy times seven. 23  "Thus the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves. 24 "But when he began to settle, one of them was brought before him who owed him fifteen million dollars.


Cross References

Matthew 13:24

He told them another parable. "The kingdom of heaven," he said, "is like a man who sowed good seed in his field;

Matthew 3:2

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

Matthew 13:31

He set forth to them another parable, saying. "The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard-seed which a man took and planted in his field.

Matthew 13:33

He told them another parable. He said, "The kingdom of heaven is like leaven which a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, until the whole was leavened."

Matthew 13:44-45

"The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure buried in the ground, which a man finds but buries again, and then in his joy goes and sells all that he has and buys that land.

Matthew 13:47

"Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a net that was cast into the sea and gathered fish of every kind.

Matthew 13:52

"Then," said he, "every scribe who has been instructed in the kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his storehouse new things and old."

Matthew 25:1

"Then will the kingdom of heaven be likened to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom and the bride.

Matthew 25:14

"For it is like a man going into another country, who summoned his slaves, and committed his property to their care.

Matthew 25:19-30

"After a long time the master of those slaves came, and demanded a reckoning with them.

Luke 16:1-2

To his disciples he said: "There was a certain rich man who had a steward, and this steward was accused to him of wasting his property.

Luke 19:12-27

So he said: "A certain nobleman went abroad to receive for himself royal power and to return.

Romans 14:12

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

1 Corinthians 4:5

So make no hasty judgment until the Lord come, who will both bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make plain the purpose of men's hearts. Then each man's due praise will come to him from God.

2 Corinthians 5:10-11

For we must all be made manifest, in our true characters, before the Judgment-seat of Christ; so that each one may receive according to that which he has done in his body, whether good or evil.

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