Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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?

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
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

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

Who
τίς 
Tis 
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 
Usage: 643

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

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

his

Usage: 0

θεραπεία 
therapeia 
Usage: 2

to give
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

σιτόμετρον 
Sitometron 
Usage: 0

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

References

Watsons

Context Readings

A Faithful Slave And An Unfaithful Slave

41 Peter asked, "Lord, are you telling this parable just for us or for everyone?" 42 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? 43 How blessed is that servant whom his master finds doing this when he comes!


Cross References

Matthew 24:45-46

"Who, then, is the faithful and wise servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give the others their food at the right time?

Luke 19:15-19

"After he was appointed king, the prince came back. He ordered the servants to whom he had given the money to be called so he could find out what they had earned by investing.

Proverbs 15:23

An appropriate answer brings joy to a person, and a well-timed word is a good thing.

Isaiah 50:4

"The Lord GOD has given me a learned tongue, so that I may know how to sustain the weary with words. And morning after morning he wakens, and he wakens my ear to listen like those who are being taught.

Jeremiah 23:4

I'll raise up shepherds over them, and they'll shepherd them. My flock will no longer be afraid or terrified, and none will be missing," declares the LORD.

Ezekiel 34:3

"Woe to you shepherds of Israel who have been feeding yourselves and not the sheep. Shouldn't shepherds feed the sheep? You're eating the best parts, clothing yourselves with the wool, and slaughtering the home-grown sheep without having fed the sheep!

Matthew 13:52

Then he told them, "That is why every scribe who has been trained for the kingdom from heaven is like the master of a household who brings both new and old things out of his treasure chest."

Matthew 20:8

"When evening came, the owner of the vineyard told his manager, "Call the workers and give them their wages, beginning with the last and ending with the first.'

Matthew 25:20-23

The one who had received five talents came up and brought five more talents. "Master,' he said, "you gave me five talents. See, I've earned five more talents.'

Luke 7:13

When the Lord saw her, he felt compassion for her. He told her, "You can stop crying."

Luke 16:1-31

Now Jesus was saying to the disciples, "A rich man had a servant manager who was accused of wasting his assets.

John 21:15-17

When they had finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs."

Acts 20:28

Pay attention to yourselves and to the entire flock over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers to be shepherds of God's church, which he acquired with his own blood.

1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Think of us as servants of the Messiah and as servant managers entrusted with God's secrets.

1 Timothy 3:15

in case I am delayed, so that you may know how to behave in God's household, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and foundation of the truth.

1 Timothy 5:17

Elders who handle their duties well should be considered worthy of double compensation, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.

2 Timothy 4:2

to proclaim the message. Be ready to do this whether or not the time is convenient. Refute, warn, and encourage with the utmost patience when you teach.

Titus 1:7

Because an overseer is God's servant manager, he must be blameless. He must not be arrogant or irritable. He must not drink too much, be a violent person, or make money in shameful ways.

Hebrews 3:5

Moses was faithful in all God's household as a servant who was to testify to what would be said later,

Hebrews 13:7

Remember your leaders, those who have spoken God's word to you. Think about the impact of their lives, and imitate their faith.

Hebrews 13:17

Continue to follow and be submissive to your leaders, since they are watching over your souls as those who will have to give a word of explanation. By doing this, you will be letting them carry out their duties joyfully, and not with grief, for that would be harmful for you.

1 Peter 4:10

As good servant managers of God's grace in its various forms, serve one another with the gift each of you has received.

1 Peter 5:1-4

Therefore, as a fellow elder, a witness of the Messiah's sufferings, and one who shares in the glory to be revealed, I appeal to the elders among you:

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