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Luke 12:41-48 (Lexham English Bible)

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A Faithful Slave and an Unfaithful Slave

41 And Peter said, "Lord, are you telling this parable for us, or also for everyone?" 42 And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful wise manager whom the master will put in charge over his servants to give [them]a [their]b food allowance at the right time? 43 Blessed [is] that slave whom his master will find so doing [when he]c comes back. 44 Truly I say to you that he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 45 But if that slave should say {to himself},d 'My master is taking a long time to return,' and he begins to beat the male slaves and the female slaves and to eat and drink and get drunk, 46 the master of that slave will come on a day that he does not expect and at an hour that he does not know, and will cut him in two and assign his place with the unbelievers. 47 And that slave who knew the will of his master and did not prepare or do according to his will {will be given a severe beating}.e 48 But the one who did not know and did [things] deserving blows {will be given a light beating}.f And from everyone to whom much has been given, much will be demanded, and from him to whom they entrusted much, they will ask him [for] even more.
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