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SECTION XLIII. - A. Cleveland Coxe, Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, Apocalypses and Romances, Commentaries of Origen 
Ante-Nicene Fathers. Volume 9: The Gospel of Peter, the Diatessaron of Tatian, the Apocalypse of Peter, the Vision of Paul, the Apocalypse of the Virgin and Sedrach, the Testament of Abraham, the Acts of Xanthippe and Polyxena, the Narrative of Zosimus, the Apology of Aristides, the Epistles of Clement (complete text), Origen’s Commentary of John, Books 1-10, and Commentary on Matthew, Books 1, 2, and 10-14, ed. Alexander Roberts and James Donaldson. Revised and Chronologically arranged with brief prefaces and occasional notes by A. Cleveland Coxe (New York: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1896-97).
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§ 43Lk. 12, 41.Lk. 12, 42a.4Mt. 24, 45.1Simon Cephas said unto him, Our Lord, is it to us that thou hast spoken this2 parable, or also to every man? Jesus said unto him, Who, thinkest thou, is the servant, the master of the house,5 trusted with control,6 whom his lord set over his3 household, to give them their food in its season?Mt. 24, 46.Lk. 12, 44a.Mt. 24, 47b.Mt. 24, 48.Lk. 12, 45b.Mt. 24, 49b. Blessed is that servant, whom his4 lord shall come and find having done so. Verily I say unto you, He will set him5 over all that he hath. But if that evil servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his6 coming; and shall begin to beat his servants and the maidservants of his lord, and7 shall begin to eat and to drink with the drunken;Mt. 24, 50.Mt. 24, 51a.Lk. 12, 46b.Mt. 24, 51b.Mt. 25, 1.Mt. 25, 2. the lord of that servant shall come8 in the day that he thinketh not, and in the hour that he knoweth not, and shall judge him, and appoint his portion with the hypocrites, and with those that are not faithful: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.Arabic, p. 163
9Then shall the kingdom of heaven be like unto ten virgins, those that took their10 lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom and the bride. Five of them were11 wise, and five foolish. And those foolish ones took their lamps, and took not with12, 13 them oil: but those wise ones took oil in vessels along with their lamps.Mt. 25, 3.Mt. 25, 4.Mt. 25, 5.Mt. 25, 6. When then14 the bridegroom delayed, they all slumbered and slept. But in the middle of the night there occurred a cry, Behold, the bridegroom cometh! Go forth therefore to15, 16 meet him. Then all those virgins arose, and made ready their lamps.Mt. 25, 7.Mt. 25, 8.Mt. 25, 9. The foolish17 said unto the wise, Give us of your oil; for our lamps are gone out. But those wise answered and said, Perhaps7 there will not be enough for us and you: but go ye to 18the sellers, and buy for yourselves. And when they went away to buy,Mt. 25, 10. the bridegroom came; and those that were ready went in with him to the marriage feast: and19 the door was shut.Mt. 25, 11.Mt. 25, 12.Mt. 25, 13.Mt. 25, 14.Mt. 25, 15.Mt. 25, 16. And at last those other virgins also came and said, Our Lord,20 our Lord, open unto us. He answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you,21 I know you not. Watch then, for ye know not that day nor that hour.
22It is as a man, who went on a journey, and called his servants, and delivered unto23 them his possessions. And unto one he gave five talents,1 and another two, and another24 one; every one according to his strength; and went on his journey forthwith. He then that received the five talents went and traded with them,Arabic, p. 164 and gained26 other five. And so also he of the two gained other two. But he that received27 the one went and digged in the earth,Mt. 25, 17.Mt. 25, 18.Mt. 25, 19. and hid the money of his lord. And after a long time the lord of those servants came, and took from them the account.28 And he that received five talents came near and brought other five, and said,Mt. 25, 20. My lord, thou gavest me five talents: lo, I have gained other five in addition to them.29 His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant:Mt. 25, 21.Mt. 25, 22. over a little hast30 thou been faithful, over much will I set thee: enter into the joy of thy lord. And he that had the two came near and said, My lord, thou gavest me two talents: lo,31 other two have I gained in addition to them. His lord said unto him, Good,2Mt. 25, 23. thou faithful servant: over a little hast thou been faithful, over much will I set thee: enter32 into the joy of thy lord.Mt. 25, 24. And he also that received the one talent came forward and said, My lord, I knew thee that thou art a severe man, who reapest where thou33 sowest not, and gatherest where thou didst not scatter: and so I was afraid,Mt. 25, 25.Mt. 25, 26. and34 went away and hid thy talent in the earth: lo, thou hast what is thine. His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest me35 that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I did not scatter;Mt. 25, 27. it was incumbent on thee to put my money to the bank,3 and then I should come and seek it with its36 gains. Take now from him the talent,Mt. 25, 28.Mt. 25, 29.Mt. 25, 30. and give it to him that hath ten talents.37 Whosoever hath shall be given, and he shall have more: but he that hath not, even38 what he hath shall be taken from him.Arabic, p. 165 And the unprofitable servant, put him forth into the outer darkness: there shall be the weeping and gnashing of teeth.
39, 40Your loins shall be girded, and your lamps lit;Lk. 12, 35.Lk. 12, 36. and ye shall be like the people that are looking for their lord, when he shall return from the feast; so that, when41 he cometh and knocketh, they may at once open unto him.Lk. 12, 37. Blessed are those servants, whom their lord shall come and find attentive: verily I say unto you, that he will gird his waist, and make them sit down, and pass through4them and serve42 them. And if he come in the second watch, or the third, and find thus,Lk. 12, 38. blessed are those servants.
43But when the Son of man cometh in his glory,Mt. 25, 31.Mt. 25, 32. and all his pure angels with him,44 then shall he sit on the throne of his glory: and he will gather before him all the nations, and separate them the one from the other, like the shepherd who separateth45 the sheep from the goats; and will set5 the sheep on his right,Mt. 25, 33.Mt. 25, 34. and the goats on his46 left. Then shall the King say to those that are at his right, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundations6 of the world:47 I hungered, and ye gave me to eat; and I thirsted, and ye gave me to drink;Mt. 25, 35.Mt. 25, 36.Mt. 25, 37. and I48 was a stranger, and ye took me in; and I was naked, and ye clothed me; and I49 was sick, and ye visited me; and I was in prison, and ye cared for me. Then shall those righteous say unto him, Our Lord, when saw we thee hungry, and fed thee?50 or thirsty, and gave thee to drink? And when saw we thee a stranger,Mt. 25, 38.Mt. 25, 39.Mt. 25, 40.Mt. 25, 41. and took51 thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? And when saw we thee sick, or imprisoned, and52 cared for thee? The King shall answer and say7 unto them, Verily I say unto you, What53 ye did to one of these my brethren, the little ones, ye did unto me.Arabic, p. 166 Then shall he say unto those that are on his left also, Depart from me, ye cursed,54 into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his hosts: I hungered,Mt. 25, 42.Mt. 25, 43. and ye fed me55 not; and I thirsted, and ye did not give me to drink; and I was a stranger, and ye took me not in; and I was naked, and ye clothed me not; and I was sick, and imprisoned,56 and ye visited me not. Then shall those also answer and say,Mt. 25, 44. Our Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, or athirst, or naked, or a stranger, or sick, or imprisoned,57 and did not minister unto thee? Then shall he answer and say unto them,Mt. 25, 45. Verily I say unto you, When ye did it not unto one of these little ones, ye did it not58 unto me also. And these shall go away into eternal punishment:Mt. 25, 46. but the righteous into eternal life.