New International Version
"Abraham replied, 'They have Moses and the Prophets; let them listen to them.'
King James Bible
Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
Darby Bible Translation
But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets: let them hear them.
World English Bible
"But Abraham said to him, 'They have Moses and the prophets. Let them listen to them.'
Young's Literal Translation
'Abraham saith to him, They have Moses and the prophets, let them hear them;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They have Moses and the prophets - This plainly supposes they were all Jewish believers: they had these writings in their hands, but they did not permit them to influence their lives.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Unjust Steward
Eversley, 1866. NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY. Luke xvi. 8. "And the Lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely." None of our Lord's parables has been as difficult to explain as this one. Learned and pious men have confessed freely, in all ages, that there is much in the parable which they cannot understand; and I am bound to confess the same. The puzzle is, plainly, why our Lord should SEEM to bid us to copy the conduct of a bad man and a cheat. For this is the usual interpretation. …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
February 7. "Faithful in that which is Least" (Luke xvi. 10).
The Good Steward
The Rich Man and Lazarus
Consult God's instruction and the testimony of warning. If anyone does not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.
This is what the LORD says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'
and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:
"But do not think I will accuse you before the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom your hopes are set.
But since you do not believe what he wrote, how are you going to believe what I say?"
For the law of Moses has been preached in every city from the earliest times and is read in the synagogues on every Sabbath."
Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says?
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