- "The first appeared, saying, 'Master, your mina has made ten minas more.'
- "And he said to him, 'Well done, good slave, because you have been faithful in a very little thing, you are to be in authority over ten cities.'
- "The second came, saying, 'Your mina, master, has made five minas.'
- "And he said to him also, 'And you are to be over five cities.'
- "Another came, saying, 'Master, here is your mina, which I kept put away in a handkerchief;