Luke 16:8
8   2532 [e]
8   Kai
8   Καὶ
8   And
8   Conj
1867 [e]
epēnesen
ἐπῄνεσεν
praised
V-AIA-3S
3588 [e]
ho

the
Art-NMS
2962 [e]
kyrios
κύριος
master
N-NMS
3588 [e]
ton
τὸν
the
Art-AMS
3623 [e]
oikonomon
οἰκονόμον
manager
N-AMS
3588 [e]
tēs
τῆς
 - 
Art-GFS
93 [e]
adikias
ἀδικίας  ,
unrighteous
N-GFS
3754 [e]
hoti
ὅτι
because
Conj
5430 [e]
phronimōs
φρονίμως
shrewdly
Adv
4160 [e]
epoiēsen
ἐποίησεν  .
he had acted
V-AIA-3S
3754 [e]
hoti
ὅτι
For
Conj
3588 [e]
hoi
οἱ
the
Art-NMP
5207 [e]
huioi
υἱοὶ
sons
N-NMP
3588 [e]
tou
τοῦ
of the
Art-GMS
165 [e]
aiōnos
αἰῶνος
age
N-GMS
3778 [e]
toutou
τούτου
this
DPro-GMS
5429 [e]
phronimōteroi
φρονιμώτεροι
more shrewd
Adj-NMP-C
5228 [e]
hyper
ὑπὲρ
than
Prep
3588 [e]
tous
τοὺς
the
Art-AMP
5207 [e]
huious
υἱοὺς
sons
N-AMP
3588 [e]
tou
τοῦ
of the
Art-GNS
5457 [e]
phōtos
φωτὸς
light
N-GNS
1519 [e]
eis
εἰς
in
Prep
3588 [e]
tēn
τὴν
the
Art-AFS
1074 [e]
genean
γενεὰν
generation
N-AFS
3588 [e]
tēn
τὴν
 - 
Art-AFS
1438 [e]
heautōn
ἑαυτῶν
of themselves
RefPro-GM3P
1510 [e]
eisin
εἰσιν  .
are
V-PIA-3P








Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
“The master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted astutely. For the sons of this age are more astute than the sons of light in dealing with their own people.

New American Standard Bible
"And his master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted shrewdly; for the sons of this age are more shrewd in relation to their own kind than the sons of light.

King James Bible
And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
Parallel Verses
International Standard Version
The master praised the dishonest servant manager for being so clever, because worldly people are more clever than enlightened people in dealing with their own.

American Standard Version
And his lord commended the unrighteous steward because he had done wisely: for the sons of this world are for their own generation wiser than the sons of the light.

Young's Literal Translation
'And the lord commended the unrighteous steward that he did prudently, because the sons of this age are more prudent than the sons of the light, in respect to their generation.
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