New Living Translation
"A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.
King James Bible
Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
Darby Bible Translation
Who then is the faithful and prudent bondman whom his lord has set over his household, to give them food in season?
World English Bible
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has set over his household, to give them their food in due season?
Young's Literal Translation
'Who, then, is the servant, faithful and wise, whom his lord did set over his household, to give them the nourishment in season?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
24:45 Who then is the faithful and wise servant - Which of you aspires after this character? Wise - Every moment retaining the clearest conviction, that all he now has is only intrusted to him as a steward: Faithful - Thinking, speaking, and acting continually, in a manner suitable to that conviction.
LibraryOf Meditation Upon Death
Very quickly will there be an end of thee here; take heed therefore how it will be with thee in another world. To-day man is, and to-morrow he will be seen no more. And being removed out of sight, quickly also he is out of mind. O the dulness and hardness of man's heart, which thinketh only of the present, and looketh not forward to the future. Thou oughtest in every deed and thought so to order thyself, as if thou wert to die this day. If thou hadst a good conscience thou wouldst not greatly …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Destruction of Jerusalem Foretold.
The Second Coming of Christ.
A king rejoices in wise servants but is angry with those who disgrace him.
The trustworthy person will get a rich reward, but a person who wants quick riches will get into trouble.
"Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.
"Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.
If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward.
Five of them were foolish, and five were wise.
"The master was full of praise. 'Well done, my good and faithful servant. You have been faithful in handling this small amount, so now I will give you many more responsibilities. Let's celebrate together!'
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