Luke 19:15

And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
And it came to pass. The Syriac and Arabic, "And when He had received the kingdom and returned." "This part of the parable," says Euthymius, "is about the second advent, when He shall return with great power and glory, and sit upon the throne of His glory, for He shall then take account and render to every man according to his work." So S. Augustine, Theophylact, Bede, and others. I have explained the rest, Matthew 24:19. ...

Shepherd of Hermas

AD 150
This is a noble and sacred expenditure, attended neither with sorrow nor fear, but with joy. Do not practise the expenditure of the heathen,

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
What if you come to feel that what we have called a loss is a gain? For continence will be a mean whereby you will traffic in

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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