Luke 17:5-10 CSB

Faith and Duty

5 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."

References for Luke 17:5

      6 "If you have faith the size of a a mustard seed," the Lord said, "you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.

      References for Luke 17:6

        • e 17:6 - Lit faith like
          7 "Which one of you having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he comes in from the field, 'Come at once and sit down to eat'?
          8 Instead, will he not tell him, 'Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, b and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink'?

          References for Luke 17:8

            • f 17:8 - Lit eat, tuck in your robe, or eat, gird yourself
              9 Does he thank that slave because he did what was commanded? c

              References for Luke 17:9

                • g 17:9 - Other mss add I don't think so
                  10 In the same way, when you have done all that you were commanded, you should say, 'We are good-for-nothing slaves; we've only done our duty.' "