Luke 12:45
Good News Translation
But if that servant says to himself that his master is taking a long time to come back and if he begins to beat the other servants, both the men and the women, and eats and drinks and gets drunk,

Contemporary English Version
But suppose one of the servants thinks that the master won't return until late. Suppose that servant starts beating all the other servants and eats and drinks and gets drunk.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk:

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But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk:

and if.

Ezekiel 12:22,27,28 Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail. . . .

Matthew 24:48-50 But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming: . . .

2 Peter 2:3,4 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. . . .

to beat.

Isaiah 65:6 Behold it is written before me: I will not be silent, but I will render and repay into their bosom.

Jeremiah 20:2 And Phassur struck Jeremiah the prophet, and put him in the stocks, that were in the upper gate of Benjamin, in the house of the Lord.

Ezekiel 34:3,4 You ate the milk, and you clothed yourselves with the wool, and you killed that which was fat: but my flock you did not feed. . . .

Matthew 22:6 And the rest laid hands on his servants and, having treated them contumeliously, put them to death.

2 Corinthians 11:20 For you suffer if a man bring you into bondage, if a man devour you, if a man take from you, if a man be lifted up, if a man strike you on the face.

3 John 1:9,10 I had written perhaps to the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, doth not receive us. . . .

Revelation 13:7-10,15-17 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And power was given him over every tribe and people and tongue and nation. . . .

Revelation 16:6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets: and thou hast given them blood to drink. For they are worthy.

Revelation 17:5,6 And on her forehead a name was written: A mystery: Babylon the great, the mother of the fornications and the abominations of the earth. . . .

Revelation 18:24 And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints and of all that were slain upon the earth.

to eat.

Isaiah 56:10-12 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams. . . .

Ezekiel 34:8 As I live, saith the Lord God, forasmuch as my flocks have been made a spoil, and my sheep are become a prey to all the beasts of the field, because there was no shepherd: for my shepherds did not seek after my flock, but the shepherds fed themselves, and fed not my flocks:

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

Philippians 3:18,19 For many walk, of whom I have told you often (and now tell you weeping) that they are enemies of the cross of Christ: . . .

2 Peter 2:13,19 Receiving the reward of their injustice, counting for a pleasure the delights of a day: stains and spots, sporting themselves to excess, rioting in their feasts with you: . . .

Jude 1:12,13 These are spots in their banquets, feasting together without fear, feeding themselves: clouds without water, which are carried about by winds: trees of the autumn, unfruitful, twice dead, plucked up by the roots: . . .

Revelation 18:7,8 As much as she hath glorified herself and lived in delicacies, so much torment and sorrow give ye to her. Because she saith in her heart: I sit a queen and am no widow: and sorrow I shall not see. . . .

Context
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44Verily I say to you, he will set him over all that he possesseth. 45But if that servant shall say in his heart: My Lord is long a coming; and shall begin to strike the men-servants and maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and be drunk: 46The lord of that servant will come in the day that he hopeth not, and at the hour that he knoweth not: and shall separate him and shall appoint him his portion with unbelievers.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 12:12
There shall you feast before the Lord your God, you and your sons and your daughters, your menservants and maidservants, and the Levite that dwelleth in your cities. For he hath no other part and possession among you.

Luke 12:44
Verily I say to you, he will set him over all that he possesseth.

Luke 12:46
The lord of that servant will come in the day that he hopeth not, and at the hour that he knoweth not: and shall separate him and shall appoint him his portion with unbelievers.

Luke 21:34
And take heed to yourselves, lest perhaps your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting and drunkenness and the cares of this life: and that day come upon you suddenly.

John 2:10
And saith to him: Every man at first setteth forth good wine, and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse. But thou hast kept the good wine until now.

Acts 2:18
And upon my servants indeed and upon my handmaids will I pour out in those days of my spirit: and they shall prophesy.

Additional Translations
But suppose that servant says in his heart, ‘My master will be a long time in coming,’ and he begins to beat the male and female servants, and to eat and drink and get drunk.

But if that servant should say in his heart, 'My master delays to come,' and should begin to beat the men-servants and the maid-servants, and to eat and to drink and to get drunk,

But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

But if that bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come, and begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and to drink and to be drunken,

But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the men-servants, and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken?

But if that servant should say in his heart, 'My Master is a long time in coming,' and should begin to beat the menservants and the maids, and to eat and drink, drinking even to excess;

But if that servant says in his heart, 'My lord delays his coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,

'And if that servant may say in his heart, My lord doth delay to come, and may begin to beat the men-servants and the maid-servants, to eat also, and to drink, and to be drunken;
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