Matthew 18:27

Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then the Lord of that seruant was moued with compassion, and loosed him, and forgaue him the debt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And the lord of that slave felt compassion and released him and forgave him the debt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the lord of that servant, being moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the lord of that servant, being moved with pity, let him go, and made him free of the debt.
- Basic English Bible

And the lord of that bondman, being moved with compassion, loosed him and forgave him the loan.
- Darby Bible

Then the lord of that servant was moved with compassion, and loosed him, and forgave him the debt.
- Webster's Bible

Whereupon his master, touched with compassion, set him free and forgave him the debt.
- Weymouth Bible

The lord of that servant, being moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt.
- World English Bible

And the lord hadde merci on that seruaunt, and suffride hym to go, and foryaf to hym the dette.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the lord of that servant having been moved with compassion did release him, and the debt he forgave him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 18:27


Mt 18:27 The lord . . . forgave him the debt. He is represented as so moved by compassion that he did far more than was asked and forgave the entire desk.

Discussion for Matthew 18

  • Matt
    Yes, when someone comes to you and sincerely asks you to forgive them, you forgive them. Otherwise, He will not forgive you when you sin/ trespass against Him. If they don't come to you, you should forgive them in your heart so it doesn't wear on you. You don't have to go around them, necessarily, but forgive them to show you are spiritually mature/ complete.
  • Gee Law
    Vs.18-35: God wants us to forgive all that offend us. If Christ could pay the supreme price for our sins by dying on the cross, He wants us, likewise to forgive all men-70×7 times. Wao! Our God is sp loving and compassionate! If only we as humans cpuld follow God's word on daily nasis, we shall bw living in Heaven here on Earth. God bless is all that are obedient to this command. Amen.
  • Othelia morrison
    I just ❤God's Holy Precious Word. The more I read , the more I study the more I fall in ❤ with the Father, Son,
  • Donna
    He doesn't tell us to act like a child, He says to become as a child. When you think about it, unless a child is neglected, a child trusts that his needs will be met, without having to ask the parents daily to provide. In trusting Jesus, we must do the same, fully trusting His righteousness and His sacrifice on the cross, and not our own works. I hope this helps!
  • MockingBird
    A child is so trusting : not afraid !! Converted is a turning from to a turning to . The Grace of God is the efficient cause, human agency the responding effect . The grace of God is Truly Amazing !!
  • BSP
    Jesus said that his disciple must be like little children. Little children are humble and teachable and we must be like them in this way.

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