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Luke 19:26

    Luke 19:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    For I say unto you, That unto every one which hath shall be given; and from him that hath not, even that he hath shall be taken away from him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    For I say to you, That to every one which has shall be given; and from him that has not, even that he has shall be taken away from him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I say unto you, that unto every one that hath shall be given; but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away from him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And I say to you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but from him who has not, even what he has will be taken away.

    Webster's Revision

    I say unto you, that unto every one that hath shall be given; but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away from him.

    World English Bible

    'For I tell you that to everyone who has, will more be given; but from him who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away from him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I say unto you, that unto every one that hath shall be given; but from him that hath not, even that which he hath shall be taken away from him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 19:26

    And from him that hath not - See this particularly explained Matthew 13:12 (note). Perhaps it would be well, with Bishop Pearce, to supply the word gained - give it to him who hath gained ten minas; for I say unto you, That unto every one who hath gained shall be given; and, from him who hath not gained, even that which he hath received, shall be taken away.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 19:26

    For I say ... - These are the words of the "nobleman" declaring the principles on which he would distribute the rewards of his kingdom.

    But those mine enemies - By the punishment of those who would not that he should reign over them is denoted the ruin that was to come upon the Jewish nation for rejecting the Messiah, and also upon all sinners for not receiving him as their king. See the notes at the parable of the talents in Matthew 25.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 19:26

    19:26 Mt 25:29; Lu 8:18.