Matthew 18:23-31New American Standard Bible (NASB)
23 “For this reason the kingdom of heaven [a]may be compared to a king who wished to settle accounts with his slaves.24 When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him [b]ten thousand talents was brought to him.25 But since he [c]did not have the means to repay, his lord commanded him to be sold, along with his wife and children and all that he had, and repayment to be made.26 So the slave fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.’27 And the lord of that slave felt compassion and released him and forgave him the [d]debt.28 But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred [e]denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, ‘Pay back what you owe.’29 So his fellow slave fell to the ground and began to plead with him, saying, ‘Have patience with me and I will repay you.’30 But he was unwilling [f]and went and threw him in prison until he should pay back what was owed.31 So when his fellow slaves saw what had happened, they were deeply grieved and came and reported to their lord all that had happened.
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