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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
¶ Therefore is the kingdome of heauen likened vnto a certaine king, which would take accompt of his seruants.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"For this reason the kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain king, who would make a reckoning with his servants.
- American Standard Version (1901)
For this reason the kingdom of heaven is like a king, who went over his accounts with his servants.
- Basic English Bible
For this cause the kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who would reckon with his bondmen.
- Darby Bible
Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened to a certain king who would take account of his servants.
- Webster's Bible
For this reason the Kingdom of the Heavens may be compared to a king who determined to have a settlement of accounts with his servants.
- Weymouth Bible
Therefore the Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who wanted to reconcile accounts with his servants.
- World English Bible
Therfor the kyngdom of heuenes is licned to a kyng, that wolde rekyn with hise seruauntis.
- Wycliffe Bible
`Because of this was the reign of the heavens likened to a man, a king, who did will to take reckoning with his servants,
- Youngs Literal Bible
18:23 Therefore - In this respect.
Mt 18:23 Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened. The Lord next enforces the great doctrine of forgiveness to our fellow-man in a parable. Unto a certain king, which would take account of his servants. The king is the Lord, the servants those who profess to serve him as King; the kingdom is his church on earth, but reaching beyond the earth.
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