New International Version
Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
King James Bible
Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.
Darby Bible Translation
verily I say unto you, that he will set him over all that he has.
World English Bible
Truly I tell you, that he will set him over all that he has.
Young's Literal Translation
truly I say to you, that over all his goods he will set him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Faithful and wise steward - See on Matthew 24:45 (note); where the several parts of the steward's office are mentioned and explained. Those appear to have been stewards among the Jews, whose business it was to provide all the members of a family, not only with food, but with raiment.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
that he will.
LibraryOctober 23 Morning
A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.--LUKE 12:15. A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.--Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.--Godliness with contentment is great gain. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
May 14. "But God" (Luke xii. 20).
October the Nineteenth Ready!
True Harvest Joy.
"His master replied, 'Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master's happiness!'
It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.
But suppose the servant says to himself, 'My master is taking a long time in coming,' and he then begins to beat the other servants, both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk.
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