For the kingdom of heaven is as a man traveling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered to them his goods.…
1. There is a variety of circumstances which will attend the believer in his journey through life.
2. Moreover travellers need not to be told that the weather during their different journeys is not uniformly the seine.
3. In point of affluence and fortune all the travellers to Canaan are not alike.
4. A passenger to Zion, like most travellers, must expect to meet with different kinds of company on the road.
5. When persons undertake a journey to a distant unknown country it is not unusual to have recourse to a guide.
5. Also a guard is necessary, as the way to heaven is infested with robbers.
6. There is no convenient travelling without a competent supply of provisions.
(W. J. Hall, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.