Matthew 25:29

For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For vnto euery one that hath shall be giuen, and he shall haue abundance: but from him that hath not, shal be taken away, euen that which he hath.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For to everyone who has, {more} shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For to everyone who has will be given, and he will have more: but from him who has not, even what he has will be taken away.
- Basic English Bible

for to every one that has shall be given, and he shall be in abundance; but from him that has not, that even which he has shall be taken from him.
- Darby Bible

For to every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance: but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
- Webster's Bible

(For to every one who has, more shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him who has nothing, even what he has shall be taken away.)
- Weymouth Bible

For to everyone who has will be given, and he will have abundance, but from him who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away.
- World English Bible

For to euery man that hath me schal yyue, and he schal encreese; but fro hym that hath not, also that that hym semeth to haue, schal be taken awey fro him.
- Wycliffe Bible

for to every one having shall be given, and he shall have overabundance, and from him who is not having, even that which he hath shall be taken from him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 25:29


25:29 To every one that hath shall he given - So close does God keep to this stated rule, from the beginning to the end of the world. #Matt 13:12|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 25:29


Mt 25:29 To every one that hath shall be given. Every attainment of honor, wealth, knowledge, or spiritual grace helps to render further attainment more easy and more assured; while it is spiritually as well as materially true that "the destruction of the poor is their poverty" (Pr 10:15). Shall be taken away even that which he hath. For every "hath" there is a richer "hath"; and in every "hath not" a deeper, poorer "hath not".

Discussion for Matthew 25

  • Bill G
    Believers will give an account of their stewardship on earth when at the judgement seat of Christ. James Hollandsworth has a very helpful message on this passage entitled, " Parables of Talents and Pounds " in his series Rightly Dividing the Parables.
  • Lilian
    Well done good and faithful servant thou has been faithful over a few things I will make thee a ruler of many things enter into the Joy of the Lord Amen hallelujah Praise you Jesus and thanks for your blood
  • Wesley Archuleta
    God gave you the gift of life, What you do with it is your gift to him,So be sure to give him a gift that is worth receiving.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The message that rings throughout this chapter is that we should be ever ready for we know not when the Lord shall come. Readiness means being in a state where we can qualify for the Lord's Kingdom. Readiness means being at the centre of God's Will all the time. We cannot achieve this state by our power or might but by the Grace of God. Salvation is through Grace.
  • Lillie
    I think we must always live our life preparing for the return of Jesus.
  • Irene123
    The 'oil' is the symbolic of the Holy Ghost: being prayed up in the spirit everyday - and that is not referring to Jesus' 'example' prayer in Matt. - "Our Father which art in Heaven ..... "; repeating this everyday as one's 'prayer life' is tatamount to saying the rosary. We are to 'converse' with Him Just as we'd talk to our earthly fathers about our needs and/or just how much we love Him.

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