- were the original possession of the lord;
- were given to servants, those who had a relationship with the nobleman;
- were given equally to all;
- were given before his departure to receive His kingdom, ie, before it was set up;
- could be used/traded/exchange to get more benefit;
- could be hidden/repressed or one could refrain from using it;
- could be invested and earn a return;
- could be removed from one and given to another, and be valuable to them;
- would have value in the kingdom;
- were translated into authority/power to rule cities;
Psalms 29:11 "Yahweh will give strength to His people; Yahweh will bless His people with peace."Only Luke records the prediction of Jerusalem's destruction, which was accomplished by Titus in AD70. They failed to accept the visit of the King. Jesus went to the temple, kicked out the money changers, taught the people, and incurred the ire of the establishment (see comments on Matthew 21).
Luke 21:36 "Watch therefore, and pray always, that you may be accounted worthy <2661> to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man."