Luke 12:42
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English Standard Version
And the Lord said, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?

King James Bible
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

American Standard Version
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord said: Who (thinkest thou) is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord setteth over his family, to give them their measure of wheat in due season?

English Revised Version
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

Webster's Bible Translation
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of provisions in due season?

Weymouth New Testament
"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times?

Luke 12:42 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

That faithful and wise steward

Lit., that faithful steward, the wise man.

Household (θεραπείας)

From its original meaning of waiting on, attendance (Luke 9:11), it comes to mean the retinue of attendants; the body of household servants.

Portion of meat (σιτομέτριον)

Lit., measure of food.

In due season

At the appointed time for distributing rations. See on Matthew 24:45.

Luke 12:42 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Who.

Luke 19:15-19 And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called to him...

Matthew 24:45,46 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season...

Matthew 25:20-23 And so he that had received five talents came and brought other five talents, saying, Lord, you delivered to me five talents: behold...

1 Corinthians 4:1,2 Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God...

Titus 1:7 For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker...

steward.

Luke 16:1-12 And he said also to his disciples, There was a certain rich man, which had a steward...

Matthew 20:8 So when even was come, the lord of the vineyard said to his steward, Call the laborers, and give them their hire...

1 Peter 4:10 As every man has received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

ruler.

1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that you may know how you ought to behave yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God...

1 Timothy 5:17 Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.

Hebrews 3:5 And Moses truly was faithful in all his house, as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken after;

Hebrews 13:7,17 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken to you the word of God: whose faith follow...

to give.

Jeremiah 23:4 And I will set up shepherds over them which shall feed them: and they shall fear no more, nor be dismayed...

Ezekiel 34:3 You eat the fat, and you clothe you with the wool, you kill them that are fed: but you feed not the flock.

Matthew 13:52 Then said he to them, Therefore every scribe which is instructed to the kingdom of heaven is like to a man that is an householder...

John 21:15-17 So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me more than these? He said to him, Yes...

Acts 20:28 Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Ghost has made you overseers...

1 Peter 5:1-4 The elders which are among you I exhort, who am also an elder, and a witness of the sufferings of Christ...

in due.

Proverbs 15:23 A man has joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!

Isaiah 50:4 The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary...

2 Timothy 4:2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long-suffering and doctrine.

Cross References
Proverbs 27:18
Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who guards his master will be honored.

Proverbs 31:15
She rises while it is yet night and provides food for her household and portions for her maidens.

Matthew 24:45
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?

Luke 7:13
And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her and said to her, "Do not weep."

Luke 7:19
calling two of his disciples to him, sent them to the Lord, saying, "Are you the one who is to come, or shall we look for another?"

Luke 12:43
Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes.

Luke 16:1
He also said to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was wasting his possessions.

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