AND he also said to the disciples, There was a certain rich man that had a steward; and he was accused to him of wasting his property.
And not many days after, the youngest son, collecting all his property, went abroad to a distant country; and there wasted his property, living intemperately.
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?
On this account, the kingdom of heaven is like a king who wished to settle with his servants.
For, as a man going abroad called his servants, and delivered to them his estates;
and Joanna the wife of Chusa, Herod's steward, and Susannah, and many others, who served them with their property.
There was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day.
Let a man so regard us as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.
For a bishop must be blameless as a steward of God, not self-indulgent, not soon angry, not given to wine, not contentious, not devoted to base gain,