Luke 12:43-53 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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43 "Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes. 43 It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.
44 "Truly I say to you that he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 44 I tell you the truth, he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
45 "But if that slave says in his heart, 'My master will be a long time in coming,' and begins to beat the slaves , both men and women, and to eat and drink and get drunk ; 45 But suppose the servant says to himself, 'My master is taking a long time in coming,' and he then begins to beat the menservants and maidservants and to eat and drink and get drunk.
46 the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he does not know, and will cut him in pieces, and assign him a place with the unbelievers. 46 The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he is not aware of. He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the unbelievers.
47 "And that slave who knew his master's will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes, 47 "That servant who knows his master's will and does not get ready or does not do what his master wants will be beaten with many blows.
48 but the one who did not know it, and committed deeds worthy of a flogging, will receive but few. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required ; and to whom they entrusted much, of him they will ask all the more. 48 But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.
49 "I have come to cast fire upon the earth ; and how I wish it were already kindled ! 49 "I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled!
50 "But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is accomplished ! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and how distressed I am until it is completed!
51 "Do you suppose that I came to grant peace on earth ? I tell you, no, but rather division ; 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division.
52 for from now on five members in one household will be divided, three against two and two against three. 52 From now on there will be five in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three.
53 "They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law." 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law."