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Matthew 18:24

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18:24 As 1  he began settling his accounts, a man who owed ten thousand talents 2  was brought to him.

Matthew 25:15

Context
25:15 To 3  one he gave five talents, 4  to another two, and to another one, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.

1 tn Here δέ (de) has not been translated.

2 sn A talent was a huge sum of money, equal to 6,000 denarii. One denarius was the usual day’s wage for a worker. L&N 6.82 states, “a Greek monetary unit (also a unit of weight) with a value which fluctuated, depending upon the particular monetary system which prevailed at a particular period of time (a silver talent was worth approximately six thousand denarii with gold talents worth at least thirty times that much).”

3 tn Here καί (kai) has not been translated.

4 sn A talent was equal to 6000 denarii. See the note on this term in 18:24.



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