New International Version
I know what I'll do so that, when I lose my job here, people will welcome me into their houses.'
King James Bible
I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
Darby Bible Translation
I know what I will do, that when I shall have been removed from the stewardship I may be received into their houses.
World English Bible
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
Young's Literal Translation
I have known what I shall do, that, when I may be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me to their houses.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They may receive me - That is, the debtors and tenants, who paid their debts and rents, not in money, but in kind; such as wheat, oil, and other produce of their lands.
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
"The manager said to himself, 'What shall I do now? My master is taking away my job. I'm not strong enough to dig, and I'm ashamed to beg--
"So he called in each one of his master's debtors. He asked the first, 'How much do you owe my master?'
I tell you, use worldly wealth to gain friends for yourselves, so that when it is gone, you will be welcomed into eternal dwellings.
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