Matthew 25:16

Then he that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then hee that had receiued the fiue talents, went and traded with the same, and made them other fiue talents.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Immediately the one who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and gained five more talents.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Straightway he that received the five talents went and traded with them, and made other five talents.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Straight away he who had been given the five talents went and did trade with them, and made five more.
- Basic English Bible

And he that had received the five talents went and trafficked with them, and made five other talents.
- Darby Bible

Then he that had received the five talents, went and traded with the same, and gained other five talents.
- Webster's Bible

Without delay the one who had received the five talents went and employed them in business, and gained five more.
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately he who received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents.
- World English Bible

And he that hadde fyue besauntis, wente forth, and wrouyte in hem, and wan othere fyue.
- Wycliffe Bible

`And he who did receive the five talents, having gone, wrought with them, and made other five talents;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:16


Mt 25:16 Then he that had received the five talents, etc. Whoever diligently uses the powers and means of grace the Lord has given in such a servant. The result is gain to himself.

Discussion for Matthew 25:16

  • Nkosinathi Ngulube for verse 16
    He converted more to the Kingdom of Christ, in other words he was fruitful and more pleasing to God
  • Faithfull for verse 16
    Matthew 25:16 Then he (a wise servant) that had received the five talents went and traded with the same, and made them other five talents.

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