Matthew 25:18

“But hee that had receiued one, went and digged in the earth, and hid his lordes money.”

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Other Translations

But he that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
- King James Version

"But he who received the one {talent} went away, and dug {a hole} in the ground and hid his master's money.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But he that received the one went away and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But he who was given the one went away and put it in a hole in the earth, and kept his lord's money in a secret place.
- Basic English Bible

But he that had received the one went and dug in the earth, and hid the money of his lord.
- Darby Bible

But he that had received one, went and digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
- Webster's Bible

But the man who had received the one went and dug a hole and buried his master's money.
- Weymouth Bible

But he who received the one went away and dug in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
- World English Bible

But he that hadde takun oon, yede forth, and dalf in to the erthe, and hidde the money of his lord.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he who did receive the one, having gone away, digged in the earth, and hid his lord's money.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:18


25:18 He that had received one - Made his having fewer talents than others a pretence for not improving any. Went and hid his master's money - Reader, art thou doing the same? Art thou hiding the talent God hath lent thee?


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:18


Mt 25:18 He that had received one, etc. Before the days of banks of deposit, and still in countries where they are not established, it is a common thing to hide treasure in the earth. The servant's only care was to hold on to what he had.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • Carmen Uber
    Balance. Balance. Balance. It seems that both are true. Our works or what we so, how we act MUST demonstrated our faith. Yet our faith for our salvation can never be grounded in the shaky ground of who we are or what we have done. On Christ and His blood I will stand ALL other ground is sinking sand.
  • James C Hunt
    When the Bible talks about the dead in Christ will rise first what's being said is that those people who have crucified the flesh. In short they have made themselves dead to the world and alive to Christ. The virgins who didn"t put oil in their lamps - this is a direct reference to the light of God"s word which comes via the Holy Spirit. The 5 virgins had no light so they walked in darkness.
  • I AM THAT MICHAEL ISAAC DALE:
    The wicked lie saying, No where does it say who the two witnesses are. But I believe they could be any 2 of these 3. But it could be you and me or any two saints. I ask God lots of time for Him to let me be one of them. It would be an honor to die again for Christ. YE NEITHER WITNESS NOR HONOUR ME. It is written, I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me bear witness of me.
  • Teri
    ch.25: mainly be diligent and responsible with what you have been given-God is coming with rewards in His hand. We may be surprised by the things he has kept in our account when we get to heaven, but we know the Father desires to give us the kingdom. I don't want to be a goat!
  • Obbie Beal
    verse 31-33, on that great-day, the process of separating the 'saved' from the' unsaved' will be so simple.
  • Obbie Beal
    Verse 1-13, only 50 percent entered into the marriage, 50 percent did not make it in. 14-30 someone wasted her his talent Life Free or slave, Life from Jehovah GOD is the talent foundation, what we do with our Life is a personal-chore never-the-less I shall give an account to GOD that day. And I will not be able to blame nobody for what I did or did not do with my talent life.

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