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22And the one with the two talents also came forward, saying, ‘Master, you handed over to me two talents; see, I have made two more talents.’

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22. He also that had received two talents came … good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many thingsBoth are commended in the same terms, and the reward of both is precisely the same. (See on Mt 25:15). Observe also the contrasts: "Thou hast been faithful as a servant; now be a ruler—thou hast been entrusted with a few things; now have dominion over many things."

enter thou into the joy of thy lord—thy Lord's own joy. (See Joh 15:11; Heb 12:2).