Matthew 25:28

Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Take therefore the talent from him, and giue it vnto him which hath ten talents.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'Therefore take away the talent from him, and give it to the one who has the ten talents.'
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Take ye away therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him that hath the ten talents.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take away, then, his talent and give it to him who has the ten talents.
- Basic English Bible

Take therefore the talent from him, and give it to him that has the ten talents:
- Darby Bible

Take therefore the talent from him, and give it to him who hath ten talents.
- Webster's Bible

So take away the talent from him, and give it to the man who has the ten.'
- Weymouth Bible

Take away therefore the talent from him, and give it to him who has the ten talents.
- World English Bible

Therfor take awei fro hym the besaunt, and yyue ye to hym that hath ten besauntis.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Take therefore from him the talent, and give to him having the ten talents,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:28


Mt 25:28 Take therefore the talent from him. He had shown himself unworthy of the trust. He had enjoyed opportunity to serve the lord, but had utterly neglected it; therefore the opportunity was taken away. The application is easy. Give [it] unto him who hath ten talents. Because he has shown himself worthy of great trusts.

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • A disciple
    "Lord, I knew thee that thou art an hard man.. and I was afraid and went and hid thy talent in the earth: lo there thou hast that is thine. His Lord answered and said unto him, THOU WICKED AND SLOTHFUL SERVANT...Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him which hath ten talents.. And cast ye the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth."
  • A Christian
    Perhaps the wise virgins knew their spiritual condition needed work that could only be performed under the anaesthetic of darkness?
  • Anne
    We should share our gifts and talents with others 1 Peter 4:10 tells us "As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another; as good stewards of the manifold grace of God".
  • Evangelist Andrew Kelly
    We are taking about taking oil, that oil is the words of the King Jame bible in order to keep our light shining in Christ Jesus the Son of God. I see many foolish Christians of the hour looking for water and no oil to extinguish the lamp of the words of the Gospel of Christ.

    Ephesians 5:[8] For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
  • A disciple
    "And five of them were wise, and five foolish." The *wise (having the power of discerning and judging properly as to what is true or right, and conducting oneself thereby) are those Blessed, which when the Lord comes shall find so doing; and the *foolish (moron; a person who is notably stupid or lacking in good judgment) who neglected the truth and had no *enthusiasm (possession by God within).
  • C
    Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this , To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27

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