And he said also unto his disciples, "There was a certain rich man, which had a steward, that was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.
And not long after, the younger son gathered all that he had together, and took his journey into a far country, and there he wasted his goods with riotous living.
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:
but as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy goods with harlots, thou hast for his pleasure killed the fatted calf.'
And Abram answered, "LORD Jehovah, what wilt thou give me? I go childless, and the cater of mine house, this Eliezer of Damascus, hath a son."
Therefore came they to the man that was the ruler over Joseph's house, and communed with him at the door,
And David gathered together all the lords of Israel: the lords of the tribes, the lords of the companies that ministered to the king by course, the lords over the thousands and over the hundreds, and the lords over all the goods and cattle of the king and of his sons, with the chamberlains, warriors and all active men unto Jerusalem.
And she did not know that I gave her corn, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver and gold: which they bestowed upon Baal.
Therefore is the kingdom of heaven likened unto a certain King, which would take accounts of his servants.
"Likewise, as a certain man, ready to take his journey to a strange country, called his servants to him, and delivered to them his goods.
and Joanna the wife of Chuzaa, Herod's steward; And Susanna; And many others: which ministered unto them of their substance.
"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple, and fine bysse, and fared deliciously every day.
And the third came, and said, 'Lord, behold here thy pound, which I have kept in a napkin,
Let men this wise esteem us, even as the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the secrets of God.
For a bishop must be faultless, as it becometh the minister of God; not stubborn, not angry, no drunkard, no fighter, not given to filthy lucre:
Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask amiss, even to consume it upon your voluptuousness.