Luke 12:43

43 1Blessed is that servant[a] whom his master will find so doing when he comes.

Luke 12:43 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 12:43

Blessed is that servant
Who is faithful and wise, rules well, and discharges his trust with integrity, and disposes of the provisions of the house, in his hands, with great discretion and prudence:

whom his Lord, when he cometh;
to take vengeance on the wicked Jews, or by death, or at judgment:

shall find so doing;
behaving as a good ruler, and as a wise and faithful steward.

Luke 12:43 In-Context

41 Peter said, "Lord, are you telling this parable for us or for all?"
42 And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
43 Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes.
44 Truly, I say to you, he will set him over all his possessions.
45 But if that servant says to himself, 'My master is delayed in coming,' and begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk,

Cross References 1

  • 1. John 13:17; Revelation 16:15

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Greek bondservant; also verses 45, 46, 47