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46 Bible Verses about Talents

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Matthew 25:15

To one he gave five talents [probably about $5,000], to another two, to another one -- "to each in proportion to his own personal ability. Then he departed and left the country.

Matthew 25:14

For it is like a man who was about to take a long journey, and he called his servants together and entrusted them with his property.

Matthew 25:18

But he who had received the one talent went and dug a hole in the ground and hid his master's money.

Matthew 25:29

For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will be furnished richly so that he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have will be taken away.

Matthew 25:20

And he who had received the five talents came and brought him five more, saying, Master, you entrusted to me five talents; see, here I have gained five talents more.

Matthew 25:16

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

Matthew 25:23

His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.

Ezra 7:22

Up to 100 talents of silver, 100 measures of wheat, 100 baths of wine, 100 baths of oil, and salt not specified.

Revelation 16:21

And great (excessively oppressive) hailstones, as heavy as a talent [between fifty and sixty pounds], of immense size, fell from the sky on the people; and men blasphemed God for the plague of the hail, so very great was [the torture] of that plague.

Matthew 25:27

Then you should have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I would have received what was my own with interest.

Matthew 25:17

And likewise he who had received the two talents -- "he also gained two talents more.

Matthew 25:25

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

Matthew 25:28

So take the talent away from him and give it to the one who has the ten talents.

Matthew 18:24

When he began the accounting, one was brought to him who owed him 10,000 talents [probably about $10,000,000],

2 Chronicles 25:9

And Amaziah said to the man of God, But what shall we do about the 100 talents which I have given to the army of Israel? The man of God answered, The Lord is able to give you much more than this.

2 Chronicles 25:6

He hired also 100,000 mighty men of valor from Israel for 100 talents of silver.

Luke 19:19

And he said also to him, And you will take charge over five cities.

Ezra 8:26

I weighed into their hands 650 talents of silver, and silver vessels valued at 100 talents, and 100 talents of gold;

1 Kings 10:10

And she gave the king 120 talents of gold and of spices a very great store and precious stones. Never again came such abundance of spices as these the queen of Sheba gave King Solomon.

Matthew 25:22

And he also who had the two talents came forward, saying, Master, you entrusted two talents to me; here I have gained two talents more.

1 Chronicles 29:4

It is 3,000 talents of gold, gold of Ophir, 7,000 talents of refined silver for overlaying the walls of the house,

Matthew 25:19

Now after a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them.

Matthew 25:26

But his master answered him, You wicked and lazy and idle servant! Did you indeed know that I reap where I have not sowed and gather [grain] where I have not winnowed?

1 Chronicles 29:7

And gave for the service of the house of God -- "of gold 5,000 talents and 10,000 darics, of silver 10,000 talents, of bronze 18,000 talents, and 100,000 talents of iron.

Matthew 25:24

He who had received one talent also came forward, saying, Master, I knew you to be a harsh and hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you had not winnowed [the grain].

Luke 19:13

Calling ten of his [own] bond servants, he gave them ten minas [each equal to about one hundred days' wages or nearly twenty dollars] and said to them, Buy and sell with these while I go and then return.

Matthew 25:21

His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys.

2 Kings 5:23

And Naaman said, Be pleased to take two talents. And he urged him, and bound two talents of silver in two bags with two changes of garments and laid them upon two of his servants, and they bore them before Gehazi.

Proverbs 18:16

A man's gift makes room for him and brings him before great men.

Romans 11:29

For God's gifts and His call are irrevocable. [He never withdraws them when once they are given, and He does not change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call.]

1 Kings 20:39

And as the king passed by, the [prophet] cried out to him, Your servant went out into the midst of the battle, and behold, a man turned aside and brought a man to me and said, Keep this man. If for any reason he is missing, then your life shall be required for his life, or else you shall pay a talent of silver.

2 Samuel 12:30

And he took the crown of their king [of Malcham] from his head; the weight of it was a talent of gold, and in it were precious stones; and it was set on David's head. And he brought forth exceedingly much spoil from the city.

2 Chronicles 9:13

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was 666 talents,

Luke 19:20

Then another came and said, Lord, here is your mina, which I have kept laid up in a handkerchief.

2 Chronicles 36:3

Then the king of Egypt deposed him at Jerusalem and fined the land a hundred talents of silver and a talent of gold.

1 Kings 9:28

They came to Ophir and got 420 talents of gold and brought it to King Solomon.

Exodus 38:29

The bronze of the offering was 70 talents and 2,400 shekels.

1 Kings 10:14

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one [particular] year was 666 talents of gold,

Zechariah 5:7

And behold, a round, flat weight of lead was lifted and there sat a woman in the midst of the ephah[-sized vessel].

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Parables » Parables of Christ » Talents

Matthew 25:14-30

For it is like a man who was about to take a long journey, and he called his servants together and entrusted them with his property. To one he gave five talents [probably about $5,000], to another two, to another one -- "to each in proportion to his own personal ability. Then he departed and left the country. He who had received the five talents went at once and traded with them, and he gained five talents more. read more.
And likewise he who had received the two talents -- "he also gained two talents more. But he who had received the one talent went and dug a hole in the ground and hid his master's money. Now after a long time the master of those servants returned and settled accounts with them. And he who had received the five talents came and brought him five more, saying, Master, you entrusted to me five talents; see, here I have gained five talents more. His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys. And he also who had the two talents came forward, saying, Master, you entrusted two talents to me; here I have gained two talents more. His master said to him, Well done, you upright (honorable, admirable) and faithful servant! You have been faithful and trustworthy over a little; I will put you in charge of much. Enter into and share the joy (the delight, the blessedness) which your master enjoys. He who had received one talent also came forward, saying, Master, I knew you to be a harsh and hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you had not winnowed [the grain]. So I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is your own. But his master answered him, You wicked and lazy and idle servant! Did you indeed know that I reap where I have not sowed and gather [grain] where I have not winnowed? Then you should have invested my money with the bankers, and at my coming I would have received what was my own with interest. So take the talent away from him and give it to the one who has the ten talents. For to everyone who has will more be given, and he will be furnished richly so that he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have will be taken away. And throw the good-for-nothing servant into the outer darkness; there will be weeping and grinding of teeth.

Talents » Of gold

Exodus 25:39

Use a talent of pure gold for it, including all these utensils.

2 Chronicles 3:8

He made the Most Holy Place, its length equaling the breadth of the house, twenty cubits, and its breadth twenty cubits; he overlaid it with 600 talents of fine gold.

Ezra 8:26

I weighed into their hands 650 talents of silver, and silver vessels valued at 100 talents, and 100 talents of gold;

2 Chronicles 9:13

Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was 666 talents,

Talents » Parable of

Matthew 25:15

To one he gave five talents [probably about $5,000], to another two, to another one -- "to each in proportion to his own personal ability. Then he departed and left the country.

Matthew 18:24

When he began the accounting, one was brought to him who owed him 10,000 talents [probably about $10,000,000],

Topics on Talents

Gifts And Talents

45;12;6

Having gifts (faculties, talents, qualities) that differ according to the grace given us, let us use them: [He whose gift is] prophecy, [let him prophesy] according to the proportion of his faith;

Giving, Of Talents

46;4;7

For who separates you from the others [as a faction leader]? [Who makes you superior and sets you apart from another, giving you the preeminence?] What have you that was not given to you? If then you received it [from someone], why do you boast as if you had not received [but had gained it by your own efforts]?