Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

His lord said to him, Well done, good and true servant: you have been true in a small thing, I will give you control over great things: take your part in the joy of your lord.

New American Standard Bible

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave. You were faithful with a few things, I will put you in charge of many things; enter into the joy of your master.’

King James Version

His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Holman Bible

“His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Share your master’s joy!’

International Standard Version

"His master told him, "Well done, good and trustworthy servant! Since you've been trustworthy with a small amount, I'll put you in charge of a large amount. Come and share your master's joy!'

A Conservative Version

And his lord said to him, Well, good and faithful bondman. Thou were faithful over a few things, I will appoint thee over many things. Enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

American Standard Version

His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many things; enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Amplified

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little, I will put you in charge of many things; share in the joy of your master.’

An Understandable Version

His master replied, 'Well done, you are a good and trustworthy servant. You have been trustworthy over a [relatively] few things, so I will place you over many things. Come and share in your master's joy.'

Anderson New Testament

His lord said to him: Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many. Enter into the joy of your lord.

Common New Testament

His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

his lord said to him, well done, thou art an honest faithful servant; thou hast been faithful in a small trust, I will give thee a much larger trust; go in and partake of thy master's diversions.

Darby Translation

His lord said to him, Well, good and faithful bondman, thou wast faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many things: enter into the joy of thy lord.

Godbey New Testament

His lord said to him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou wast faithful over few things, and I will make thee ruler over many things: come thou into the joy of thy lord.

Goodspeed New Testament

His master said to him, 'Well done, my excellent, faithful slave! you have been faithful about a small amount; I will put a large one into your hands. Come, share your master's enjoyment!'

John Wesley New Testament

His lord said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things; I will set thee over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Julia Smith Translation

And his lord said to him, Well, good and faithful servant: thou west faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many; enter into the joy of thy lord.

King James 2000

His lord said unto him, Well done, you good and faithful servant: you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things: enter into the joy of your lord.

Lexham Expanded Bible

His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You were faithful over a few [things]; I will put you [in charge] over many [things]. Enter into the joy of your master!'

Modern King James verseion

His lord said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful over a few things; I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then his master said unto him, 'Well, good servant and faithful; Thou hast been faithful in little, I will make thee ruler over much: enter in into thy master's joy.'

Moffatt New Testament

His master said to him, 'Capital, you excellent and trusty servant! You have been trusty in charge of a small sum: I will put you in charge of a large sum. Come and share your master's feast.'

Montgomery New Testament

"'Well done, good and faithful slave,' replied his master; 'You have been faithful over many things. Enter into your master's joy.'

NET Bible

His master answered, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful in a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'

New Heart English Bible

"His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'

Noyes New Testament

His lord said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant! thou hast been faithful over a little, I will place thee in charge of much; enter into the joy of thy lord.

Sawyer New Testament

His lord said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few [talents], I will place you over many: enter into the joy of your lord.

The Emphasized Bible

His lord said unto him - Well-done! good and faithful servant, - Over a few things wast thou faithful, over many things, will I appoint thee: Enter into the joy of thy lord.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

His master said to him, Well done, good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will place thee over many: enter into the joy of thy master.

Twentieth Century New Testament

'Well done, good, trustworthy servant!' said his master. 'You have been trustworthy with a small sum; now I will place a large one in your hands; come and share your master's joy!'

Webster

His lord said to him, Well done thou good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Weymouth New Testament

"'You have done well, good and trustworthy servant,' replied his master; 'you have been trustworthy in the management of a little, I will put you in charge of much: share your master's joy.'

Williams New Testament

His master said to him 'Well done, my good and faithful slave, you have been faithful in the use of a small amount; I will put you in charge of a larger one. Come, share your master's joy!'

World English Bible

"His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will set you over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.'

Worrell New Testament

His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will set you over many; enter into the joy of your lord.'

Worsley New Testament

and his lord said to him, Well done, my good and trusty servant, thou hast been faithful in a few things, I will set thee over many, enter into thy master's joy.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And his lord said to him, Well done, servant, good and faithful, over a few things thou wast faithful, over many things I will set thee; enter into the joy of thy lord.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
His

Usage: 0

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

φημί 
Phemi 
Usage: 54


Usage: 0

εὖ 
Eu 
Usage: 2

thou good
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

and

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

πιστός 
Pistos 
πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51
Usage: 51

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

thou hast been
ἦν 
En 
was, were, had been, had, taught , stood , , vr was
Usage: 410

ἐπί 
Epi 
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644
Usage: 644

ὀλίγος 
Oligos 
Usage: 28

I will make
καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

enter thou
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

of
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

thy
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Matthew 25:21

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Talents

20 And he who had the five talents came with his other five talents, saying, Lord, you gave into my care five talents: see, I have got five more. 21 His lord said to him, Well done, good and true servant: you have been true in a small thing, I will give you control over great things: take your part in the joy of your lord. 22 And he who had the two talents came and said, Lord, you gave into my care two talents: see, I have got two more.


Cross References

Matthew 24:47

Truly, I say to you, he will put him over all he has.

Matthew 25:23

His lord said to him, Well done, good and true servant: you have been true in a small thing, I will give you control over great things: take your part in the joy of your lord.

Luke 16:10

He who is true in a little, is true in much; he who is false in small things, is false in great.

Matthew 24:45

Who is the true and wise servant, whom his lord has put over those in his house, to give them their food at the right time?

Luke 12:44

Truly I say to you, he will put him in control of all his goods.

Hebrews 12:2

Having our eyes fixed on Jesus, the guide and end of our faith, who went through the pains of the cross, not caring for the shame, because of the joy which was before him, and who has now taken his place at the right hand of God's seat of power.

Revelation 3:21

To him who overcomes I will give a place with me on my high seat, even as I overcame, and am seated with my Father on his high seat.

Revelation 21:7

He who overcomes will have these things for his heritage; and I will be his God, and he will be my son.

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.

Psalm 16:10-11

For you will not let my soul be prisoned in the underworld; you will not let your loved one see the place of death.

Matthew 10:40-42

He who gives honour to you gives honour to me; and he who gives honour to me gives honour to him who sent me.

Matthew 25:34-40

Then will the King say to those on his right, Come, you who have the blessing of my Father, into the kingdom made ready for you before the world was:

Matthew 25:46

And these will go away into eternal punishment; but the upright into eternal life.

Luke 22:28-30

But you are those who have kept with me through my troubles;

John 12:26

If any man is my servant, let him come after me; and where I am, there will my servant be. If any man becomes my servant, my Father will give him honour.

John 14:3

And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will come back again and will take you to be with me, so that you may be where I am.

John 17:24

Father, it is my desire that these whom you have given to me may be by my side where I am, so that they may see my glory which you have given to me, because you had love for me before the world came into being.

Romans 2:29

But he is a Jew who is a secret one, whose circumcision is of the heart, in the spirit and not in the letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God.

1 Corinthians 4:5

For this reason let there be no judging before the time, till the Lord comes, who will make clear the secret things of the dark, and the designs of the heart; and then will every man have his praise from God.

2 Corinthians 5:9

For this reason we make it our purpose, in the body or away from it, to be well-pleasing to him.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For the Lord's approval of a man is not dependent on his opinion of himself, but on the Lord's opinion of him.

Philippians 1:23

I am in a hard position between the two, having a desire to go away and be with Christ, which is very much better:

2 Timothy 2:12

If we go on to the end, then we will be ruling with him: if we say we have no knowledge of him, then he will say he has no knowledge of us:

1 Peter 1:7-8

So that the true metal of your faith, being of much greater value than gold (which, though it comes to an end, is tested by fire), may come to light in praise and glory and honour, at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

Revelation 2:10

Have no fear of the things which you will have to undergo: see, the Evil One will send some of you into prison, so that you may be put to the test; and you will have great trouble for ten days. Be true till death, and I will give you the crown of life.

Revelation 2:26-28

He who overcomes, and keeps my works to the end, to him I will give rule over the nations,

Revelation 7:17

For the Lamb who is on the high seat will be their keeper and their guide to fountains of living water: and God will make glad their eyes for ever.

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