New Living Translation
And if you are untrustworthy about worldly wealth, who will trust you with the true riches of heaven?
King James Bible
If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
Darby Bible Translation
If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who shall entrust to you the true?
World English Bible
If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
Young's Literal Translation
if, then, in the unrighteous mammon ye became not faithful -- the true who will entrust to you?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:11 Who will intrust you with the true riches? - How should God intrust you with spiritual and eternal, which alone are true riches?
LibraryThe Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Two Kinds of Riches
Dives and Lazarus
"No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other; you will be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
Here's the lesson: Use your worldly resources to benefit others and make friends. Then, when your earthly possessions are gone, they will welcome you to an eternal home.
And if you are not faithful with other people's things, why should you be trusted with things of your own?
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