Matthew 18:27

“Then the Lord of that seruant was moued with compassion, and loosed him, and forgaue him the debt.”

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Other Translations

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

"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

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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

  • I, even I, am that Michael Isaac Dale:
    How is it that you boast of yourself, saying, By my own sight I did much! and, By my own hand I obtained much! Yet ye ignore the grace of God then, and confess not your own sins now: saying, God is all powerful and no man can resist his will, so why should I repent? Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus?
  • Jennifer
    Tsk tsk... Those of you pushing denominational worship and "rule of the church" are actually WRONG... Many times over the Holy Bible warns of "the sects" and being "decieved by false teachings"... I mean according to each denomination, everyone else is doomed to the lake of fire... Nowhere in the Bible does it state that we must report to a designated building to worship him...
  • David
    Jesus teaches us in this chapter to cut of anything or anyone who tempts us in life. But also a few verses down He teaches that if he is our brother or sister in Christ, before we cut them of there are steps of trying to help them. If those steps don't work, only then cut them off. Praise God for this wisdom!
  • BSP
    Verse 8~If something or someone is making us stumble spiritually we may need to take strong action and get away from that person or thing and draw close to Jehovah God.
  • Obbie Beal
    35 So likewise shall my heavenly Father do also unto you, if ye from your hearts forgive not every one his brother their trespasses. (at home, in the streets, jobs, daily we fight with with anger because from the heart we are tempted to not-forgive as direct by Jehovah /GOD. Wow! Wow! Wow!
  • Hazel Carty
    Wee must forgive our brothers and sisters as our heavenly father forgives ous
    and 70 7 we must forgive๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

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