Luke 12:42



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time?

King James Version

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

International Standard Version

The Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful and careful servant manager whom his master will put in charge of giving all his other servants their share of food at the right time?

A Conservative Version

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise manager whom his lord will appoint over his service to give the provision on time?

American Standard Version

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

Amplified

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful steward, the wise man whom his master will set over those in his household service to supply them their allowance of food at the appointed time?

An Understandable Version

And the Lord answered, "Who then is the trustworthy and sensible property manager, to whom his master will assign the management of his household, to provide adequate and timely meals for its members?

Anderson New Testament

And the Lord said: "Who, then, is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his servants, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord said, Who then is the wise and responsible servant whom his lord will put in control of his family, to give them their food at the right time?

Common New Testament

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Jesus answered, if there be a faithful prudent steward, appointed by his master to give his domesticks their stated allowance; happy is such a servant,

Darby Translation

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and prudent steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give the measure of corn in season?

Godbey New Testament

The Lord said, Who then is the faithful, wise steward, whom the lord will establish over his house-hold, to give them their food in season?

Goodspeed New Testament

And the Master said, "Who then will be the faithful, thoughtful manager, whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give the members of it their supplies at the proper time?

Holman Bible

The Lord said: "Who then is the faithful and sensible manager his master will put in charge of his household servants to give them their allotted food at the proper time?

John Wesley New Testament

And the Lord said, Who is that faithful and wise steward, whom his Lord shall make ruler over his housoold, to give the allowance of food in due season?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward whom his lord shall make ruler over his household to give them their portion of food in due season?

Julia Smith Translation

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, which the Lord will set over his household, to give the allowance of wheat in due time?

King James 2000

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful wise manager whom the master will put in charge over his servants to give [them] [their] food allowance at the right time?

Modern King James verseion

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward whom his lord shall set over his houseservants, to give them their portion of food in season?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Lord said, "If there be any faithful servant, and wise, whom his Lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their duty of meat, at due season:

Moffatt New Testament

The Lord said, "Well, where is the trusty, thoughtful steward whom the lord and master will set over his establishment to give out supplies at the proper time?

Montgomery New Testament

The Lord answered. "Who then is that faithful steward, the wise man whom his Lord will put in charge of the rations in due time?

NET Bible

The Lord replied, "Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his household servants, to give them their allowance of food at the proper time?

New Heart English Bible

The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?

New simplified Bible

The Lord said: Who is the faithful and wise steward, whom his master shall appoint over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?

Noyes New Testament

And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful, the wise steward, whom his lord will place over his household, to give the portion of food in due season?

Sawyer New Testament

And the Lord said, Who then is a faithful, a wise steward, whom the lord shall place over his family, to give them their proper food in due time?

The Emphasized Bible

And the Lord said - Who then is the faithful steward, the prudent one, whom the lord will appoint over his body of attendants, to be giving, in due season, the measured allowance of wheat?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the Lord said, Who indeed is a faithful steward, and prudent, whom the lord will place over his household, to give them their proportion of provision at the proper season?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Who, then," replied the Master, "is that trustworthy steward, the careful man, who will be placed by his master over his establishment, to give them their rations at the proper time?

Webster

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of provisions in due season?

Weymouth New Testament

"Who, then," replied the Lord, "is the faithful and intelligent steward whom his Master will put in charge of His household to serve out their rations at the proper times?

Williams New Testament

And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful, thoughtful manager whom his master will put in charge of his household, to give out the supplies at the proper time?

World English Bible

The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?

Worrell New Testament

And the Lord said, "Who, then, is the faithful steward, the wise one, whom his lord will appoint over his household to give the portion of food in due season?

Worsley New Testament

And the Lord said, Who is indeed that faithful and wise steward, whom his master will set over his family to give out the measure of food in due season?

Youngs Literal Translation

And the Lord said, 'Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the lord shall set over his household, to give in season the wheat measure?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

ἔπω 
Epo 
say , speak , tell , command , bid , , vr say
Usage: 824

τίς 
Tis 
what , who , why , whom , which ,
Usage: 344

ἆρα 
Ara 
therefore , not tr
Usage: 1

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is , are , was , be , have , not tr , , vr is
Usage: 585

οἰκονόμος 
Oikonomos 
Usage: 6

πιστός 
Pistos 
Usage: 51

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

φρόνιμος 
Phronimos 
Usage: 5

οἰκονόμος 
Oikonomos 
Usage: 6

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

κύριος 
Kurios 
Lord , lord , master , sir , Sir ,
Usage: 643

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

ἐπί 
Epi 
on , in , upon , unto , to ,
Usage: 644


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

θεραπεία 
therapeia 
Usage: 2

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
give , grant , put , show , deliver , make ,
Usage: 254

σιτόμετρον 
Sitometron 
Usage: 0

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

References

Context Readings

A Faithful Slave And An Unfaithful Slave

41 Peter said, "Lord, are You addressing this parable to us, or to everyone else as well?" 42 And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and sensible steward, whom his master will put in charge of his servants, to give them their rations at the proper time? 43 "Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.


Cross References

Matthew 24:45-46

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?

Luke 19:15-19

"When he returned, after receiving the kingdom, he ordered that these slaves, to whom he had given the money, be called to him so that he might know what business they had done.

Proverbs 15:23

A man has joy in an apt answer, And how delightful is a timely word!

Isaiah 50:4

The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of disciples, That I may know how to sustain the weary one with a word He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to listen as a disciple.

Jeremiah 23:4

"I will also raise up shepherds over them and they will tend them; and they will not be afraid any longer, nor be terrified, nor will any be missing," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:3

"You eat the fat and clothe yourselves with the wool, you slaughter the fat sheep without feeding the flock.

Matthew 13:52

And Jesus said to them, "Therefore every scribe who has become a disciple of the kingdom of heaven is like a head of a household, who brings out of his treasure things new and old."

Matthew 20:8

"When evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, 'Call the laborers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last group to the first.'

Matthew 25:20-23

"The one who had received the five talents came up and brought five more talents, saying, 'Master, you entrusted five talents to me. See, I have gained five more talents.'

Luke 7:13

When the Lord saw her, He felt compassion for her, and said to her, "Do not weep."

Luke 16:1-31

Now He was also saying to the disciples, "There was a rich man who had a manager, and this manager was reported to him as squandering his possessions.

John 21:15-17

So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."

Acts 20:28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

1 Timothy 3:15

but in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and support of the truth.

1 Timothy 5:17

The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort, with great patience and instruction.

Titus 1:7

For the overseer must be above reproach as God's steward, not self-willed, not quick-tempered, not addicted to wine, not pugnacious, not fond of sordid gain,

Hebrews 3:5

Now Moses was faithful in all His house as a servant, for a testimony of those things which were to be spoken later;

Hebrews 13:7

Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.

Hebrews 13:17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.

1 Peter 4:10

As each one has received a special gift, employ it in serving one another as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

1 Peter 5:1-4

Therefore, I exhort the elders among you, as your fellow elder and witness of the sufferings of Christ, and a partaker also of the glory that is to be revealed,



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