Luke 12:36
Strong's Lexicon
Then
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

you
ὑμεῖς (hymeis)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

[ will be ] like
ὅμοιοι (homoioi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3664: Like, similar to, resembling, of equal rank. From the base of homou; similar.

[servants]
ἀνθρώποις (anthrōpois)
Noun - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

waiting for
προσδεχομένοις (prosdechomenois)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Dative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4327: From pros and dechomai; to admit (figuratively) endurance); by implication, to await.

their
ἑαυτῶν (heautōn)
Reflexive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1438: Himself, herself, itself.

master
κύριον (kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

to return
ἀναλύσῃ (analysē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 360: To unloose, unloose for departure, depart, return. From ana and luo; to break up, i.e. Depart.

from
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wedding banquet,
γάμων (gamōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1062: A marriage, wedding, wedding-ceremony; plur: a wedding-feast. Of uncertain affinity; nuptials.

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

when he comes
ἐλθόντος (elthontos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2064: To come, go.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

knocks,
κρούσαντος (krousantos)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2925: To knock, beat a door with a stick, to gain admittance. Apparently a primary verb; to rap.

they can open [the door]
ἀνοίξωσιν (anoixōsin)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 455: To open. From ana and oigo; to open up.

for him
αὐτῷ (autō)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Dative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

at once.
εὐθέως (eutheōs)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 2112: Immediately, soon, at once. Adverb from euthus; directly, i.e. At once or soon.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open the door for him at once.

New American Standard Bible
"Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that they may immediately open [the door] to him when he comes and knocks.

King James Bible
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him.

New Living Translation
as though you were waiting for your master to return from the wedding feast. Then you will be ready to open the door and let him in the moment he arrives and knocks.

English Standard Version
and be like men who are waiting for their master to come home from the wedding feast, so that they may open the door to him at once when he comes and knocks.

New American Standard Bible
"Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that they may immediately open the door to him when he comes and knocks.

King James Bible
And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must be like people waiting for their master to return from the wedding banquet so that when he comes and knocks, they can open the door for him at once.

International Standard Version
Be like people who are waiting for their master to return from a wedding. As soon as he arrives and knocks, they will open the door for him.

NET Bible
be like people waiting for their master to come back from the wedding celebration, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him.

American Standard Version
and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

English Revised Version
and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

Young's Literal Translation
and ye like to men waiting for their lord, when he shall return out of the wedding feasts, that he having come and knocked, immediately they may open to him.






Cross References
Matthew 22:2
The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son,

Mark 13:34
For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.

Luke 12:35
Let your loins be girded about, and your lights burning;

Luke 12:37
Blessed are those servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching: verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and serve them.

Revelation 3:20
Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.

Revelation 19:7
Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.

Luke 1:1
Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us,

Luke 12:34
For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Luke 12:33
Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

Luke 12:38
And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

Luke 12:39
And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.
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