Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Matthew 25:26 in English Standard Version "But his master answered him, ‘You wicked and slothful servant! You knew that I reap where I have not sown and gather where I scattered no seed?" Pr 20:4 The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing. Mt 18:32 Then his master summoned him and said to him, ‘You wicked servant! I forgave you all that debt because you pleaded with me. Ro 12:11 Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord.