Matthew 18:33

Shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellowservant, even as I had pity on thee?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Shouldest not thou also haue had compassion on thy fellow-seruant, euen as I had pitie on thee?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Should you not also have had mercy on your fellow slave, in the same way that I had mercy on you?'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

shouldest not thou also have had mercy on thy fellow-servant, even as I had mercy on thee?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Was it not right for you to have mercy on the other servant, even as I had mercy on you?
- Basic English Bible

shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-bondman, as *I* also had compassion on thee?
- Darby Bible

Shouldst thou not also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee?
- Webster's Bible

ought not you also to have had pity on your fellow servant, just as I had pity on you?'
- Weymouth Bible

Shouldn't you also have had mercy on your fellow servant, even as I had mercy on you?'
- World English Bible

Therfor whether it bihouede not also thee to haue merci on thin euen seruaunt, as Y hadde merci on thee?
- Wycliffe Bible

did it not behove also thee to have dealt kindly with thy fellow-servant, as I also dealt kindly with thee?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Matthew 18

  • Arley3
    Matthew 18:15 doesn't say anything about whether you have forgiven the trespass or not, nor does it say anything about whether or not the brother has repented of the trespass. It doesn't say if thy brother has ought against you. It says, "if thy brother shall trespass against thee... ". Talk things out. Make peace with your brother. Don't look for excuses.
  • BSP
    Jesus came to save the lost ones. We are grateful for the ransom of Jesus because without this ransom we would still be lost and with no chance of survival.
  • ADAM Ulysses Shuler
    I BELIEVE IN JESUS AND GOD IS THE FIRST AND THE LAST AND AS MY SAVOIR.
  • Felix Katue
    this was so much encouraging me
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Like the lord in verse 27, Jesus is willing to forgive all our sins so we can be blameless when we appear before Him at His Judgement Seat. We should also adopt the same posture of forgiving all those who trespass against us, countless times.
  • Wayne
    Jesus says, v. 3 except you b converted and become as little a child, you shall not enter the kingdom of Heaven. There is no merit in just acting like a child.

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