Luke 19:13

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 19:13

And hee called his ten seruants, and deliuered them ten pounds, and said vnto them, Occupy till I come.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"And he called ten of his slaves, and gave them ten minas and said to them, 'Do business {with this} until I come {back.}'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he called ten servants of his, and gave them ten pounds, and said unto them, Trade ye `herewith' till I come.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he sent for ten of his servants and gave them ten pounds and said to them, Do business with this till I come.
- Basic English Bible

And having called his own ten bondmen, he gave to them ten minas, and said to them, Trade while I am coming.
- Darby Bible

And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said to them, Occupy till I come.
- Webster's Bible

And he called ten of his servants and gave each of them a pound, instructing them to trade with the money during his absence.
- Weymouth Bible

He called ten servants of his, and gave them ten mina coins, and told them, 'Conduct business until I come.'
- World English Bible

And whanne hise ten seruauntis weren clepid, he yaf to hem ten besauntis; and seide to hem, Chaffare ye, til Y come.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having called ten servants of his own, he gave to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Do business -- till I come;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 19:13

Wesley's Notes for Luke 19:13


19:13 Trade till I come - To visit the nation, to destroy Jerusalem, to judge the world: or, in a more particular sense, to require thy soul of thee.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 19:13


Lu 19:13 Delivered them ten pounds. Each a pound. The Greek term is "mina", a weight of silver equivalent to about sixteen dollars. Occupy till I come. This was all given to be used. It was given to his servants. It represents whatever ability, whether of wealth or mind, that we have to serve Christ.

Discussion for Luke 19:13

  • Devon on Luke 19:13
    Aside from Luke 19:13, where does it say to live our lives, bury the dead, and continue on until Christ comes back? Meaning, we should not put life on hold... we still have to work, learn, witness, etc.

    Thank you!
  • Akin Oyebadejo on Luke 19:13
    This verse of the Bible teaches us the expectations of God towards our living as saved saints by the shed Blood of Jesus for Redemption and Salvation wherein the course of the saving Grace is judiciously expended by the saved to bring more into the fold at His coming.
  • Anonymous on Luke 19:13
    This verse of the parable teaches us that we must strengthen and multiply the grace we have been given so that we may be saved and help save others from eternal death when Our lord comes. Jesus has paid a price for us ( his saints) and has taken us out of the world of sin and we must stay where he has placed us ( in his Grace) busying ourselves with the affairs of our salvation.


 

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