"The servant fell on his knees before him. ‘Be patient with me,’ he begged, ‘and I will pay back everything.’
"So the slave fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.’
But the man fell down before the king and begged him, ‘Oh, sir, be patient with me, and I will pay it all.’
"The poor wretch threw himself at the king's feet and begged, 'Give me a chance and I'll pay it all back.'
So the servant went down on his face and gave him worship, saying, Lord, give me time to make payment and I will give you all.
So the slave fell on his knees before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me, and I will pay you everything.’
"The servant therefore fell down before him, saying, ‘Master, have patience with me, and I will pay you all.’
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1 tn Grk “falling therefore the slave bowed down to the ground.” The redundancy of this expression signals the desperation of the slave in begging for mercy.
2 tc The majority of