Happy those servants, whom the lord, when he cometh, shall find watching! Verily, I say unto you - he will gird himself, and make them recline, and, coming near, will minister unto them.
Be watching, therefore, for ye know not, on what manner of day, your Lord is coming.
For a young man marrieth, a virgin, Thy sons marry thee! And the bridegroom rejoiceth over the bride - Thy God, rejoiceth over thee.
And I will rejoice over them, to do them good, - And will plant them in this land in truth, with all my heart and with all my soul.
Yahweh, thy God, in the midst of thee, as a mighty one, will save, - will be glad over thee with rejoicing, will be silent in his love, will exult over thee with shouts of triumph.
Who then is the faithful and prudent servant, whom the master hath appointed over his household, to give them food in season?
And he who the five talents had received, coming forward, brought other five talents, saying, - Lord! five talents, to me, thou didst deliver up: See! other five talents, I gained.
Happy, that servant, whom the lord, when he cometh shall find doing, thus!
on the contrary, will not say to him - Make somewhat ready, that I may dine, - and, girding thyself, be ministering unto me, until I have eaten and drunk; and, after these things, thou, shalt eat and drink?
But be watching in every season, making supplication, that ye may gain full vigour, to escape all these things that are about to be coming to pass, and to stand before the Son of Man.
If, with me, anyone be ministering, with me, let him be following; and, where, I, am, there, my minister also, shall be. If anyone, with me, be ministering, the Father, will honour him.
rouseth himself out of the supper, and layeth aside his garments, and taking a linen cloth, girded himself.
But, even as it is written - The things which eye hath not seen, and ear hath not heard, and upon the heart of man have not come up, - whatsoever things God hath prepared for them that love him,
For, unto me - living, is Christ, and, dying, gain.
I am held in constraint, however, by reason of the two, - having, the coveting, to be released, and to be with, Christ, for it were far better!
The noble contest, have I contested, the race, have I finished, the faith, have I kept:
Elders, therefore, among you, I exhort - I who am their co-elder and a witness of the sufferings of the Christ, who also, in the glory about to be revealed, have, a share; -
For, thus, shall richly be further supplied unto you - the entrance into the age-abiding kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Wherefore, beloved, these things, expecting - give diligence, unspotted and unblemished, by him, to be found, in peace;
He that overcometh, I will give, unto him, to take his seat with me in my throne, as, I also, overcame, and took my seat with my Father in his throne.
Because, the Lamb that is in the midst of the throne, shall shepherd them, and shall lead them unto life's fountains of waters; and God shall wipe away every tear out of their eyes.
And they sing as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four living creatures and the elders. And, no one, was able to learn the song, save the hundred and forty-four thousand, who had been redeemed from the earth.
And I heard a voice out of heaven, saying - Write! Happy, the dead who, in the Lord, do die, from henceforth. Yea! (saith the Spirit) that they may rest from their toils, for, their works, do follow with them.