Matthew 25:29

“For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For vnto euery one that hath shall be giuen, and he shall haue abundance: but from him that hath not, shal be taken away, euen that which he hath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For to everyone who has, {more} shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For to everyone who has will be given, and he will have more: but from him who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
- Basic English Bible

for to every one that has shall be given, and he shall be in abundance; but from him that has not, that even which he has shall be taken from him.
- Darby Bible

For to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
- Webster's Bible

(For to every one who has, more shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him who has nothing, even what he has shall be taken away.)
- Weymouth Bible

For to everyone who has will be given, and he will have abundance, but from him who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away.
- World English Bible

For to euery man that hath me schal yyue, and he schal encreese; but fro hym that hath not, also that that hym semeth to haue, schal be taken awey fro him.
- Wycliffe Bible

for to every one having shall be given, and he shall have overabundance, and from him who is not having, even that which he hath shall be taken from him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:29


25:29 To every one that hath shall he given - So close does God keep to this stated rule, from the beginning to the end of the world. #Matt 13:12|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:29


Mt 25:29 To every one that hath shall be given. Every attainment of honor, wealth, knowledge, or spiritual grace helps to render further attainment more easy and more assured; while it is spiritually as well as materially true that "the destruction of the poor is their poverty" (Pr 10:15). Shall be taken away even that which he hath. For every "hath" there is a richer "hath"; and in every "hath not" a deeper, poorer "hath not".

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • Lionell
    John 5:19 (KJV)

    19 Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

    John 5:30 (KJV)
    30 I can of mine own self do nothing: as I hear, I judge: and my judgment is just; because I seek not mine own will, but the will of t
  • Leah Davis
    The oil lamp~*
    The talents~*
    The least of his people~*
    Good
  • E Riley
    REPLY TO: Cosmos Ekyinaba

    My sister you cannot do it alone/ is spiritual battle (KJV Eph. 6:11-17). Apostle Paul struggled with flesh (Romans 7:14-25) he said the good I want I do not do. He reassures (1.Cor:10:13) God will not allow more than you can bear. You must choose in the MOMENT of temptation for God to help (Matt. 10:19).


  • Ben
    You left out the word "over" - make thee ruler over many things
  • Paul
    In today's time, I believe many have lost site of this one verse. Many people don't focus or can't focus on the end because they are so occupied with the current and the right now. This simple and yet powerful verse should always stay on the mind of the believers. The part that really gets me is when HE says you have been faithful ovr a "few" things. The question that comes to my mind is, Lord what are those few things that I may continue to abide in doing? Is it merely just doing what it takes to remain in your perfect will? Or is it just living holy and living completly by his words? I just wasnt to hear him say well done.
  • Cosmos Ekyinaba
    This very powerful inspiration. I have been trying to move away with sin, but after few days that I know I am gradually moving towards the Almighty, then something sinful comes to my way. I need help to be firm in the Lord. Thanks in advance for any one who wish to help me.

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