Matthew 24:45-46

45 “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?
46 It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns.

Matthew 24:45 in Other Translations

KJV
45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?
ESV
45 "Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his master has set over his household, to give them their food at the proper time?
NLT
45 “A faithful, sensible servant is one to whom the master can give the responsibility of managing his other household servants and feeding them.
MSG
45 "Who here qualifies for the job of overseeing the kitchen? A person the Master can depend on to feed the workers on time each day.
CSB
45 "Who then is a faithful and sensible slave, whom his master has put in charge of his household, to give them food at the proper time?

Matthew 24:45-46 In-Context

43 But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into.
44 So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.
45 “Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?
46 It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns.
47 Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
48 But suppose that servant is wicked and says to himself, ‘My master is staying away a long time,’

Cross References 2

  • 1. Matthew 25:21,23
  • 2. Revelation 16:15
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