'Master' in the Bible
Now, Master, You can dismiss Your slave in peace, according to Your word.
Then came also publicans to be baptized, and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?
And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.
When Simon Peter saw this, he fell down at the knees of Jesus, and exclaimed, "Master, leave my boat, for I am a sinful man."
The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as his master.
"And why do you all call me 'Master, Master' and yet not do what I tell you?
Here the servant of a certain Captain, a man dear to his master, was ill and at the point of death;
And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on.
And they came to him, and awoke him, saying, Master, master, we perish. Then he arose, and rebuked the wind and the raging of the water: and they ceased, and there was a calm.
And Jesus said, Who touched me? When all denied, Peter and they that were with him said, Master, the multitude throng thee and press thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?
While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue's house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master.
And it came to pass, as they departed from him, Peter said unto Jesus, Master, it is good for us to be here: and let us make three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias: not knowing what he said.
And, behold, a man of the company cried out, saying, Master, I beseech thee, look upon my son: for he is mine only child.
And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us.
When the disciples James and John saw this, they said, "Master, do you wish us to order fire to come down from Heaven and consume them?"
"Follow me," He said to another. "Master," the man replied, "allow me first to go and bury my father."
"Master," said yet another, "I will follow you; but allow me first to go and say good-bye to my friends at home."
When the Seventy returned, they exclaimed joyfully, "Master, even the demons submit to us when we utter your name."
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
Martha meanwhile was busy and distracted in waiting at table, and she came and said, "Master, do you not care that my sister is leaving me to do all the waiting? Tell her to assist me."
At one place where He was praying, when He rose from His knees one of His disciples said to Him, "Master, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."
The Master however said to him, "Here we see how you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup or plate, while your secret hearts are full of greed and selfishness.
Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
And one of the company said unto him, Master, speak to my brother, that he divide the inheritance with me.
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.
Those slaves the master will find alert when he comes will be blessed. I assure you: He will get ready, have them recline at the table, then come and serve them.
How blessed they will be if their master comes in the middle of the night or near dawn and finds them awake!
'And this know, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief doth come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken through;
"Master," said Peter, "are you addressing this parable to us, or to all alike?"
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?
That slave whose master finds him working when he comes will be rewarded.
I tell you the truth, the master will put him in charge of all his possessions.
But if that slave says in his heart, 'My master is delaying his coming,' and starts to beat the male and female slaves, and to eat and drink and get drunk,
that slave's master will come on a day he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know. He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the unbelievers.
That servant who knew what his master wanted but didn't prepare himself or do what was wanted will receive a severe beating.
When once the master of the house is risen up, and hath shut to the door, and ye begin to stand without, and to knock at the door, saying, Lord, Lord, open unto us; and he shall answer and say unto you, I know you not whence ye are:
And he said to the master of the house, When you give a feast, do not send for your friends and your brothers and your family or your neighbours who have wealth, for they may give a feast for you, and so you will get a reward.
So that servant came, and shewed his lord these things. Then the master of the house being angry said to his servant, Go out quickly into the streets and lanes of the city, and bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind.
" 'Master,' the slave said, 'what you ordered has been done, and there's still room.'
"Then the master told the slave, 'Go out into the highways and lanes and make them come in, so that my house may be filled.
"Then the manager said to himself, 'What should I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I'm not strong enough to dig; I'm ashamed to beg.
"So he summoned each one of his master's debtors. 'How much do you owe my master?' he asked the first one.
"The master praised the unrighteous manager because he had acted astutely. For the sons of this age are more astute than the sons of light [in dealing] with their own people.
Won't the master instead say to him, 'Get my dinner ready, and make yourself ready to serve me while I eat and drink. Then you may eat and drink'?
And they lifted up their voices, and said, Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.
"Where, Master?" they inquired. "Where the dead body is," He replied, "there also will the vultures flock together."
And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
Zacchaeus however stood up, and addressing the Lord said, "Here and now, Master, I give half my property to the poor, and if I have unjustly exacted money from any man, I pledge myself to repay to him four times the amount."
The first came forward and said, 'Master, your mina has earned 10 more minas.'
"The second came and said, 'Master, your mina has made five minas.'
"And another came and said, 'Master, here is your mina. I have kept it hidden away in a cloth
"But they said to him, 'Master, he has 10 minas.'
And if any one asks you, 'Why are you untying the colt?' simply say, 'The Master needs it.'"
And some of the Pharisees from among the multitude said unto him, Master, rebuke thy disciples.
And they asked him, saying, Master, we know that thou sayest and teachest rightly, neither acceptest thou the person of any, but teachest the way of God truly:
Saying, Master, Moses wrote unto us, If any man's brother die, having a wife, and he die without children, that his brother should take his wife, and raise up seed unto his brother.
Then certain of the scribes answering said, Master, thou hast well said.
And they asked him, saying, Master, but when shall these things be? and what sign will there be when these things shall come to pass?
And ye shall say unto the goodman of the house, The Master saith unto thee, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples?
For who is the greater, the one who reclines at table (the master), or the one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But I am in your midst as One Who serves.
"Master," replied Peter, "with you I am ready to go both to prison and to death."
"Master, here are two swords," they exclaimed. "That is enough," He replied.
Those who were about Him, seeing what was likely to happen, asked Him, "Master, shall we strike with the sword?"
The Master turned and looked on Peter; and Peter recollected the Master's words, how He had said to him, "This very day, before the cock crows, you will disown me three times."
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