New Living Translation
I tell you the truth, the master will put that servant in charge of all he owns.
King James Bible
Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.
Darby Bible Translation
Verily I say unto you, that he will set him over all his substance.
World English Bible
Most certainly I tell you that he will set him over all that he has.
Young's Literal Translation
verily I say to you, that over all his substance he will set him.
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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.
If the master returns and finds that the servant has done a good job, there will be a reward.
But what if the servant is evil and thinks, 'My master won't be back for a while,'
"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!'
"The master said, '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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