There are those who [generously] scatter abroad, and yet increase more; there are those who withhold more than is fitting or what is justly due, but it results only in want.
When goods increase, they who eat them increase also. And what gain is there to their owner except to see them with his eyes?
Where no oxen are, the grain crib is empty, but much increase [of crops] comes by the strength of the ox.
And the man became great and gained more and more until he became very wealthy and distinguished;
For you had little before I came, and it has increased and multiplied abundantly; and the Lord has favored you with blessings wherever I turned. But now, when shall I provide for my own house also?
Thus the man increased and became exceedingly rich, and had many sheep and goats, and maidservants, menservants, camels, and donkeys.
Now when the first came, they supposed they would get more, but each of them also received a denarius.