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Bible in Basic English

And I was in fear, and went away, and put your talent in the earth: here is what is yours.

New American Standard Bible

And I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.’

King James Version

And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.

Holman Bible

So I was afraid and went off and hid your talent in the ground. Look, you have what is yours.’

International Standard Version

Since I was afraid, I went off and hid your talent in the ground. Here, take what's yours!'

A Conservative Version

And after being afraid, having gone, I hid thy talent in the ground. Lo, thou have thine own.

American Standard Version

and I was afraid, and went away and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, thou hast thine own.

Amplified

So I was afraid [to lose the talent], and I went and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is your own.’

An Understandable Version

and I was afraid, so I went away and hid your talent in the ground. Look, you [can] have your own talent [back].'

Anderson New Testament

And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the earth; see, you have yours.

Common New Testament

So I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.'

Daniel Mace New Testament

fear made me hide the talent under ground: but there you have what is your own.

Darby Translation

and being afraid I went away and hid thy talent in the earth; behold, thou hast that which is thine.

Godbey New Testament

and being afraid, having gone away, I hid thy talent in the earth: behold, thou hast thine own.

Goodspeed New Testament

and I was frightened, and I went and hid your thousand dollars in the ground. Here is your money!'

John Wesley New Testament

And being afraid, I went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, thou hast what is thine.

Julia Smith Translation

And having been afraid, having gone away, I concealed thy talent in the earth; see, thou hast thine own.

King James 2000

And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the earth: lo, there you have what is yours.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And [because I] was afraid, I went away [and] hid your talent in the ground. See, you have [what is] yours!'

Modern King James verseion

And I was afraid and went and hid your talent in the earth. Lo, you have yours.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and was therefore afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: Behold, thou hast thine own.'

Moffatt New Testament

So I was afraid; I went and hid your two hundred and fifty pounds in the earth. There's your money!'

Montgomery New Testament

"so I was afraid; I went away and buried your talent in the earth. There, you have what belongs to you!'

NET Bible

so I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.'

New Heart English Bible

I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the earth. See, you have what is yours.'

Noyes New Testament

and I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth. See! thou hast thine own.

Sawyer New Testament

and being afraid I went away and hid your talent in the earth; behold, you have what is yours.

The Emphasized Bible

And, overcome with fear, I went away, and hid thy talent in the ground: See! thou hast what is thine!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and being afraid, I went and hid thy talent in the ground: see here, thou hast thine own.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, in my fear, I went and hid your money in the ground; look, here is what belongs to you!'

Webster

And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast what is thine.

Weymouth New Testament

So being afraid I went and buried your talent in the ground: there you have what belongs to you.'

Williams New Testament

So I was afraid, and went off and buried your thousand dollars in the ground. Here is your money.'

World English Bible

I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the earth. Behold, you have what is yours.'

Worrell New Testament

and, being afraid, going away, I hid your talent in the earth: behold, you have your own.'

Worsley New Testament

and I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the ground; behold, there is thine own:

Youngs Literal Translation

and having been afraid, having gone away, I hid thy talent in the earth; lo, thou hast thine own!

Interlinear

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

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

φοβέω 
Phobeo 
fear, be afraid, be afraid of, reverence,
Usage: 68

and went
ἀπέρχομαι 
Aperchomai 
go, depart, go, go away, come,
Usage: 97

and hid
κρύπτω 
Krupto 
Usage: 10

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

τάλαντον 
Talanton 
Usage: 0

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

the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

lo
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

there thou hast
ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Talents

24 And he who had had the one talent came and said, Lord, I had knowledge that you are a hard man, getting in grain where you have not put seed, and making profits for which you have done no work: 25 And I was in fear, and went away, and put your talent in the earth: here is what is yours. 26 But his lord in answer said to him, You are a bad and unready servant; if you had knowledge that I get in grain where I did not put seed, and make profits for which I have done no work,


Cross References

2 Samuel 6:9-10

And such was David's fear of the Lord that day, that he said, How may I let the ark of God come to me?

Proverbs 26:13

The hater of work says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Isaiah 57:11

And of whom were you in fear, so that you were false, and did not keep me in mind, or give thought to it? Have I not been quiet, keeping myself secret, and so you were not in fear of me?

Romans 8:15

For you did not get the spirit of servants again to put you in fear, but the spirit of sons was given to you, by which we say, Abba, Father.

2 Timothy 1:6-7

For this reason I say to you, Let that grace of God which is in you, given to you by my hands, have living power.

Revelation 21:8

But those who are full of fear and without faith, the unclean and takers of life, those who do the sins of the flesh, and those who make use of evil powers or who give worship to images, and all those who are false, will have their part in the sea of ever-burning fire which is the second death.

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