Mark 13:34
Good News Translation
It will be like a man who goes away from home on a trip and leaves his servants in charge, after giving to each one his own work to do and after telling the doorkeeper to keep watch.

Contemporary English Version
It is like what happens when a man goes away for a while and places his servants in charge of everything. He tells each of them what to do, and he orders the guard to keep alert.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

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Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch.

as a.

Matthew 24:45 Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season?

Matthew 25:14 For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods;

*etc:

Luke 19:12-17 He said therefore: a certain nobleman went into a far country, to receive for himself a kingdom and to return. . . .

and to.

Romans 12:4-8 For as in one body we have many members, but all the members have not the same office: . . .

Romans 13:6 For therefore also you pay tribute. For they are the ministers of God, serving unto this purpose.

1 Corinthians 3:5-10 The ministers of him whom you have believed: and to every one as the Lord hath given. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:4-31 Now there are diversities of graces, but the same Spirit. . . .

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Colossians 3:24 Knowing that you shall receive of the Lord the reward of inheritance. Serve ye the Lord Christ.

Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.

and commanded.

Ezekiel 3:17-21 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me. . . .

Ezekiel 33:2-9 Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say to them: When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man, one of their meanest, and make him a watchman over them: . . .

Matthew 24:45-47 Who, thinkest thou, is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath appointed over his family, to give them meat in season? . . .

Luke 12:36-40 And you yourselves like to men who wait for their lord, when he shall return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open to him immediately. . . .

Acts 20:29-31 I know that after my departure ravening wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock. . . .

the porter.

Matthew 16:19 And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven. And whatsoever thou shalt bind upon earth, it shall be bound also in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, it shall be loosed also in heaven.

John 10:3 To him the porter openeth: and the sheep hear his voice. And he calleth his own sheep by name and leadeth them out.

Revelation 3:7 And to the angel of the church of Philadelphia write: These things saith the Holy One and the true one, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth and no man shutteth, shutteth and no man openeth:

Context
Readiness at Any Hour
33Take ye heed, watch and pray. For ye know not when the time is. 34Even as a man who, going into a far country, left his house and gave authority to his servants over every work and commanded the porter to watch. 35Watch ye therefore (for you know not when the lord of the house cometh, at even, or at midnight, or at the cock crowing, or in the morning):…
Cross References
Luke 12:36
And you yourselves like to men who wait for their lord, when he shall return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open to him immediately.

John 10:3
To him the porter openeth: and the sheep hear his voice. And he calleth his own sheep by name and leadeth them out.

Additional Translations
It is like a man going on a journey who left his house, put each servant in charge of his own task, and instructed the doorkeeper to keep watch.

It is like a man going on a journey, having left his house, and having given his servants authority, to each one his work. And he commanded the doorkeeper that he should keep watch.

For the Son of Man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

It is as when a man, sojourning in another country, having left his house, and given authority to his servants, to each one his work, commanded also the porter to watch.

[it is] as a man gone out of the country, having left his house and given to his bondmen the authority, and to each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.

It is as when a man, sojourning in another country, having left his house, and given authority to his servants, to each one his work, commanded also the porter to watch.

For the son of man is as a man taking a long journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work; and commanded the porter to watch.

It is like a man living abroad who has left his house, and given the management to his servants--to each one his special duty--and has ordered the porter to keep awake.

"It is like a man, traveling to another country, having left his house, and given authority to his servants, and to each one his work, and also commanded the doorkeeper to keep watch.

as a man who is gone abroad, having left his house, and given to his servants the authority, and to each one his work, did command also the porter that he may watch;
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