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25 So I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground. Here you have what is yours.’
Hi, I think you mean the talent or money that was given to the slaves. The purpose of each slave receiving a sum of money each according to their abilities is what?
14 “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going into another country, who called together his servants and loaned them money to invest for him while he was gone.
How does God consider the action of the slave that simply returned the money without investing it period?
13 A person who is lazy and wants to stay home says, “What if there is a lion out there? Really, there might be a lion in the street!”
21 ‘because I was afraid you would demand my profits, for you are a hard man to deal with, taking what isn’t yours and even confiscating the crops that others plant.’
8 But cowards who turn back from following me, and those who are unfaithful to me, and the corrupt, and murderers, and the immoral, and those conversing with demons, and idol worshipers and all liars—their doom is in the Lake that burns with fire and sulphur. This is the Second Death.”