Matthew 25:25

And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast that is thine.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And I was afraid, and went and hidde thy talent in the earth: loe, there thou hast that is thine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'And I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and I was afraid, and went away and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, thou hast thine own.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And I was in fear, and went away, and put your talent in the earth: here is what is yours.
- Basic English Bible

and being afraid I went away and hid thy talent in the earth; behold, thou hast that which is thine.
- Darby Bible

And I was afraid, and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, there thou hast what is thine.
- Webster's Bible

So being afraid I went and buried your talent in the ground: there you have what belongs to you.'
- Weymouth Bible

I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the earth. Behold, you have what is yours.'
- World English Bible

and Y dredynge wente, and hidde thi besaunt in the erthe; lo! thou hast that that is thin.
- Wycliffe Bible

and having been afraid, having gone away, I hid thy talent in the earth; lo, thou hast thine own!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:25


25:25 And I was afraid - Lest if I had improved my talent, I should have had the more to answer for. So from this fear, one will not learn to read, another will not hear sermons!


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