Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Straight away he who had been given the five talents went and did trade with them, and made five more.

New American Standard Bible

Immediately the one who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and gained five more talents.

King James Version

Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

Holman Bible

the man who had received five talents went, put them to work, and earned five more.

International Standard Version

"The one who received five talents went out at once and invested them and earned five more.

A Conservative Version

And having departed, the man who received the five talents worked with them, and made five other talents.

American Standard Version

Straightway he that received the five talents went and traded with them, and made other five talents.

Amplified

The one who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he [made a profit and] gained five more.

An Understandable Version

The one with the five talents soon invested the money in business transactions which netted him five more.

Anderson New Testament

Then he that had received the five talents, went and traded with them, and made other five talents.

Common New Testament

He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them; and he made five talents more.

Daniel Mace New Testament

now he that had received five talents, immediately employed them in trade, and gain'd five talents more.

Darby Translation

And he that had received the five talents went and trafficked with them, and made five other talents.

Godbey New Testament

The one having received the five talents going immediately, operated with the same, and made other five talents.

Goodspeed New Testament

The man who had received the five thousand dollars immediately went into business with the money, and made five thousand more.

John Wesley New Testament

Then he who had received the five talents, went and traded with them, and made them other five talents.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having received five talents, having gone, worked with them, and he made other five talents.

King James 2000

Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made five other talents.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The one who had received the five talents went out [and] traded with them and gained five more.

Modern King James verseion

And going he who had received the five talents traded with them, and made another five talents.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then he that had received the five talents, went and bestowed them, and won other five talents.

Moffatt New Testament

The servant who had got the twelve hundred pounds went at once and traded with them, making another twelve hundred.

Montgomery New Testament

"At once the man who had received the five talents went out and traded with them, and made five talents more.

NET Bible

The one who had received five talents went off right away and put his money to work and gained five more.

New Heart English Bible

Immediately the one who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.

Noyes New Testament

He that had received the five talents went immediately and traded with the same, and gained five talents more.

Sawyer New Testament

And he that received the five talents went and traded with them, and made other five;

The Emphasized Bible

Straightway, he who, the five talents, had received, went and traded with them, and gained other five:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

He then who had received the five talents, went and traded with them, and acquired five other talents.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The man who had received the three thousand pounds went at once and traded with it, and made another three thousand.

Webster

Then he that had received the five talents, went and traded with the same, and gained other five talents.

Weymouth New Testament

Without delay the one who had received the five talents went and employed them in business, and gained five more.

Williams New Testament

The man who had received the five thousand dollars at once went out and invested it, and made five thousand more.

World English Bible

Immediately he who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.

Worrell New Testament

"Straightway the one receiving the five talents, going, traded with them, and gained five others.

Worsley New Testament

Now he that had received the five talents, went and traded with them, and gained other five talents:

Youngs Literal Translation

'And he who did receive the five talents, having gone, wrought with them, and made other five talents;

Interlinear

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

λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

the five
πέντε 
Pente 
Usage: 20

τάλαντον 
Talanton 
Usage: 0

πορεύομαι 
Poreuomai 
go, depart, walk, go way,
Usage: 101

and traded
ἐργάζομαι 
Ergazomai 
Usage: 28

with
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

the same

Usage: 0

and

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

ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ἄλλος 
Allos 
Usage: 119

πέντε 
Pente 
Usage: 20

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Talents

15 And to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one; to everyone as he was able; and he went on his journey. 16 Straight away he who had been given the five talents went and did trade with them, and made five more. 17 In the same way he who had been given the two got two more.


Cross References

2 Samuel 7:1-3

Now when the king was living in his house, and the Lord had given him rest from war on every side;

1 Chronicles 13:1-3

Then David had discussions with the captains of thousands and the captains of hundreds and with every chief.

1 Chronicles 22:1-19

Then David said, This is the house of the Lord God, and this is the altar for Israel's burned offerings.

1 Chronicles 28:2-17

Then David the king got up and said, Give ear to me, my brothers and my people; it was my desire to put up a house, a resting-place for the ark of the Lord's agreement, and for the foot-rest of our God; and I had got material ready for the building of it.

2 Chronicles 1:9-10

Now, O Lord God, let your word to David my father come true; for you have made me king over a people like the dust of the earth in number.

2 Chronicles 15:8-15

And Asa, hearing these words of Azariah, the son of Oded the prophet, took heart and put away all the disgusting things out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the towns which he had taken from the hill-country of Ephraim; and he made new again the altar of the Lord in front of the covered way of the Lord's house.

2 Chronicles 17:3-9

And the Lord was with Jehoshaphat, because he went in the early ways of his father, not turning to the Baals,

2 Chronicles 19:4-10

And Jehoshaphat was living in Jerusalem; and he went out again among the people, from Beer-sheba to the hill-country of Ephraim, guiding them back to the Lord, the God of their fathers.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

This Hezekiah did through all Judah; he did what was good and right and true before the Lord his God.

2 Chronicles 33:15-16

He took away the strange gods and the image out of the house of the Lord, and all the altars he had put up on the hill of the Lord's house and in Jerusalem, and put them out of the town.

2 Chronicles 34:1-33

Josiah was eight years old when he became king; he was ruling in Jerusalem for thirty-one years.

Nehemiah 5:14-19

Now from the time when I was made ruler of the people in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year till the thirty-second year of Artaxerxes the king, for twelve years, I and my servants have never taken the food which was the right of the ruler.

Isaiah 23:18

And her goods and her trade will be holy to the Lord: they will not be kept back or stored up; for her produce will be for those living in the Lord's land, to give them food for their needs, and fair clothing.

Isaiah 49:23

And kings will take care of you, and queens will give you their milk: they will go down on their faces before you, kissing the dust of your feet; and you will be certain that I am the Lord, and that those who put their hope in me will not be shamed.

Isaiah 60:5-16

Then you will see, and be bright with joy, and your heart will be shaking with increase of delight: for the produce of the sea will be turned to you, the wealth of the nations will come to you.

Acts 13:36

Now David, having done God's work for his generation, went to sleep, and was put with his fathers, and his body came to destruction:

Romans 15:18-19

And I will keep myself from talking of anything but those things which Christ has done by me to put the Gentiles under his rule in word and in act,

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

For if I am a preacher of the good news, I have no cause for pride in this; because I am forced to do so, for a curse is on me if I do not.

1 Corinthians 15:10

But by the grace of God, I am what I am: and his grace which was given to me has not been for nothing; for I did more work than all of them; though not I, but the grace of God which was with me.

1 Timothy 6:17-18

Give orders to those who have money and goods in this life, not to be lifted up in their minds, or to put their hope in the uncertain chances of wealth, but in God who gives us in full measure all things for our use;

2 Timothy 2:6

It is right for the worker in the fields to be the first to take of the fruit.

2 Timothy 4:5-8

But be self-controlled in all things, do without comfort, go on preaching the good news, completing the work which has been given you to do.

2 Timothy 4:5

But be self-controlled in all things, do without comfort, go on preaching the good news, completing the work which has been given you to do.

3 John 1:5-8

My loved one, you are doing a good work in being kind to those brothers who come from other places;

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