Luke 7:42

And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgaue them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will loue him most?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"When they were unable to repay, he graciously forgave them both. So which of them will love him more?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

When they had not `wherewith' to pay, he forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him most?
- American Standard Version (1901)

When they were unable to make payment, he made the two of them free of their debts. Which of them, now, will have the greater love for him?
- Basic English Bible

but as they had nothing to pay, he forgave both of them [their debt]: [say,] which of them therefore will love him most?
- Darby Bible

And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?
- Webster's Bible

But neither of them could pay anything; so he freely forgave them both. Tell me, then, which of them will love him most?"
- Weymouth Bible

When they couldn't pay, he forgave them both. Which of them therefore will love him most?"
- World English Bible

and they not having [wherewith] to give back, he forgave both; which then of them, say thou, will love him more?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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People's Bible Notes for Luke 7:42


Lu 7:42 Had nothing to pay. The small debtor was as helpless as others. We are all insolvent.

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