Luke 16:4

4 I know what I’ll do so that, when I lose my job here, people will welcome me into their houses.’

Luke 16:4 in Other Translations

KJV
4 I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
ESV
4 I have decided what to do, so that when I am removed from management, people may receive me into their houses.'
NLT
4 Ah, I know how to ensure that I’ll have plenty of friends who will give me a home when I am fired.’
MSG
4 Ah, I've got a plan. Here's what I'll do . . . then when I'm turned out into the street, people will take me into their houses.'
CSB
4 I know what I'll do so that when I'm removed from management, people will welcome me into their homes.'

Luke 16:4 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 16:4

I am resolved what to do
Or "I know what to do"; I have a scheme in my head, and I am determined to execute it, which will provide for me, and secure me a maintenance:

that when I am put out of the stewardship;
drove from Jerusalem, and from the temple and the synagogues:

they may receive me into their houses;
either Jews or Gentiles, after their dispersion.

Luke 16:4 In-Context

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.’
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—
4 I know what I’ll do so that, when I lose my job here, people will welcome me into their houses.’
5 “So he called in each one of his master’s debtors. He asked the first, ‘How much do you owe my master?’
6 “ ‘Nine hundred gallons of olive oil,’ he replied. “The manager told him, ‘Take your bill, sit down quickly, and make it four hundred and fifty.’