Luke 16:1-6 CEB

Faithfulness with money

1 Jesus also said to the disciples, “A certain rich man heard that his household manager was wasting his estate.

References for Luke 16:1

      2 He called the manager in and said to him, ‘What is this I hear about you? Give me a report of your administration because you can no longer serve as my manager.'
      3 “The household manager said to himself, What will I do now that my master is firing me as his manager? I'm not strong enough to dig and too proud to beg.
      4 I know what I'll do so that, when I am removed from my management position, people will welcome me into their houses.
      5 “One by one, the manager sent for each person who owed his master money. He said to the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?'
      6 He said, ‘Nine hundred gallons of olive oil.'a The manager said to him, ‘Take your contract, sit down quickly, and write four hundred fifty gallons.'

      References for Luke 16:6

        • † 16:6 - Or <i>one hundred jugs </i>(approximately nine gallons each)