One person gives freely,
yet gains more;
another withholds what is right,
only to become poor.
When good things increase, the ones who consume them multiply; what, then, is the profit to the owner, except to gaze at them with his eyes?
Where there are no oxen, the feeding trough is empty,
but an abundant harvest comes
through the strength of an ox.
and the man became rich and kept getting richer until he was very wealthy.
For you had very little before I came, but now your wealth has increased. The Lord has blessed you because of me. And now, when will I also do something for my own family?”
And the man became very rich. He had many flocks, male and female slaves, and camels and donkeys.
So when the first ones came, they assumed they would get more, but they also received a denarius each.