Parallel Bible results for Luke 12:33-43

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Luke 12:33-43

CJB 33 Sell what you own and do tzedakah -- make for yourselves purses that don't wear out, riches in heaven that never fail, where no burglar comes near, where no moth destroys. NIV 33 Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. CJB 34 For where your wealth is, there your heart will be also. NIV 34 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. CJB 35 "Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit, NIV 35 “Be dressed ready for service and keep your lamps burning, CJB 36 like people waiting for their master's return after a wedding feast; so that when he comes and knocks, they will open the door for him without delay. NIV 36 like servants waiting for their master to return from a wedding banquet, so that when he comes and knocks they can immediately open the door for him. CJB 37 Happy the slaves whom the master finds alert when he comes! Yes! I tell you he will put on his work clothes, seat them at the table, and come serve them himself! NIV 37 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. Truly I tell you, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. CJB 38 Whether it is late at night or early in the morning, if this is how he finds them, those slaves are happy. NIV 38 It will be good for those servants whose master finds them ready, even if he comes in the middle of the night or toward daybreak. CJB 39 "But notice this: no house-owner would let his house be broken into if he knew when the thief was coming. NIV 39 But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what hour the thief was coming, he would not have let his house be broken into. CJB 40 You too, be ready! For the Son of Man will come when you are not expecting him." NIV 40 You also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.” CJB 41 Kefa said, "Sir, are you telling this parable for our benefit only or for everyone's?" NIV 41 Peter asked, “Lord, are you telling this parable to us, or to everyone?” CJB 42 The Lord replied, "Nu, who is the faithful and sensible manager whose master puts him in charge of the household staff to give them their share of food at the proper time? NIV 42 The Lord answered, “Who then is the faithful and wise manager, whom the master puts in charge of his servants to give them their food allowance at the proper time? CJB 43 It will go well with that servant if he is found doing his job when his master comes. NIV 43 It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.