Matthew 25:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But hee that had receiued one, went and digged in the earth, and hid his lordes money.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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 25:18

  • Faithfull for verse 18
    Matthew 25:18 But he (wicked servant)that had received one went and digged in the earth, and hid (buried)his lord's money (Word).

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