We conclude this series with further examples of hyperbole from the Word of God.
The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant
23 “‘Therefore the kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.
24 “‘And when he had begun to settle accounts, one was brought to him who owed him ten thousand talents.
25 “‘But as he was not able to pay, his master commanded that he be sold, with his wife and children and all that he had, and that payment be made.
26 “‘The servant therefore fell down before him, saying, “Master, have patience with me, and I will pay you all.”
27 “‘Then the master of that servant was moved with compassion, released him, and forgave him the debt.
28 “‘But that servant went out and found one of his fellow servants who owed him a hundred denarii; and he laid hands on him and took him by the throat, saying, “Pay me what you owe!”
29 “‘So his fellow servant fell down at his feet and begged him, saying, “Have patience with me, and I will pay you all.”
30 “‘And he would not, but went and threw him into prison till he should pay the debt.
31 “‘So when his fellow…