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Matthew 18:30

    Matthew 18:30 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay the debt.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay that which was due.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he would not: but went and put him into prison till he had made payment of the debt.

    Webster's Revision

    And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay that which was due.

    World English Bible

    He would not, but went and cast him into prison, until he should pay back that which was due.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he would not: but went and cast him into prison, till he should pay that which was due.

    Definitions for Matthew 18:30

    Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 18:30

    And he would not, etc. - To the unmerciful, God will show no mercy; this is an eternal purpose of the Lord, which never can be changed. God teaches us what to do to a fellow-sinner, by what He does to us. Our fellow-servant's debt to us, and ours to God, are as one hundred denarii to ten thousand talents! When we humble ourselves before him, God freely forgives us all this mighty sum! And shall we exact from our brother recompense for the most trifling faults? Reader, if thou art of this unmerciful, unforgiving cast, read out the chapter.

    "All the souls that are were forfeit once,

    And he who might the 'vantage best have took,

    Found out the remedy. How would you be,

    If He, who is the top of judgment, should

    But judge you as you are? O! think on that,

    And mercy then will breathe within your lips

    Like man new made

    Though justice be thy plea, consider this,

    That, in the course of justice, none of us

    Should see salvation: we do pray for mercy;

    And that same prayer doth teach us all to render

    The deeds of Mercy. - "

    Wesley's Notes on Matthew 18:30

    18:30 Went with him before a magistrate, and cast him into prison, protesting he should lie there, till he should pay the whole debt.