Parallel Bible results for Luke 16:1-6

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Luke 16:1-6

CEB 1 Jesus also said to the disciples, “A certain rich man heard that his household manager was wasting his estate. NIV 1 Jesus told his disciples: "There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions. CEB 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.' NIV 2 So he called him in and asked him, 'What is this I hear about you? Give an account of your management, because you cannot be manager any longer.' CEB 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. NIV 3 "The manager said to himself, 'What shall I do now? My master is taking away my job. I'm not strong enough to dig, and I'm ashamed to beg-- CEB 4 I know what I'll do so that, when I am removed from my management position, people will welcome me into their houses. NIV 4 I know what I'll do so that, when I lose my job here, people will welcome me into their houses.' CEB 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?' NIV 5 "So he called in each one of his master's debtors. He asked the first, 'How much do you owe my master?' CEB 6 He said, ‘Nine hundred gallons of olive oil.' The manager said to him, ‘Take your contract, sit down quickly, and write four hundred fifty gallons.' NIV 6 " 'Eight hundred gallons of olive oil,' he replied. "The manager told him, 'Take your bill, sit down quickly, and make it four hundred.'