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But the servant who does not know what his master wants, and yet does something for which he deserves a whipping, will be punished with a light whipping. Much is required from the person to whom much is given; much more is required from the person to whom much more is given.
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But he that knew not and did things worthy of stripes shall be beaten with few stripes. And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required: and to whom they have committed much, of him they will demand the more.
Leviticus 5:17 If any one sin through ignorance, and do one of those things which by the law of the Lord are forbidden, and being guilty of sin, understand his iniquity:
Acts 17:30 And God indeed having winked at the times of this ignorance, now declareth unto men that all should every where do penance.
Romans 2:12-16 For whosoever have sinned without the law shall perish without the law: and whosoever have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law. . . .
1 Timothy 1:13 Who before was a blasphemer and a persecutor and contumelious. But I obtained the mercy of God, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.
Luke 16:2,10-12 And he called him and said to him: How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer. . . .
Genesis 39:8 But he in no wise consenting to that wicked act said to her: Behold, my master hath delivered all things to me, and knoweth not what he hath in his own house:
Matthew 25:14-29 For even as a man going into a far country called his servants and delivered to them his goods; . . .
John 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have sin: but now they have no excuse for their sin.
1 Corinthians 9:17,18 For if I do this thing willingly, I have a reward: but if against my will, a dispensation is committed to me. . . .
1 Timothy 1:11,13 Which is according to the gospel of the glory of the blessed God which hath been committed to my trust. . . .
1 Timothy 6:20 O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding the profane novelties of words and oppositions of knowledge falsely so called.
Titus 1:3 But hath in due times manifested his word in preaching, which is committed to me according to the commandment of God our Saviour:
James 3:1 Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment.
ContextBe Ready for Service
…47And that servant, who knew the will of his lord and prepared not himself and did not according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. 48But he that knew not and did things worthy of stripes shall be beaten with few stripes. And unto whomsoever much is given, of him much shall be required: and to whom they have committed much, of him they will demand the more. 49I am come to cast fire on the earth. And what will I, but that it be kindled?…
If any one sin through ignorance, and do one of those things which by the law of the Lord are forbidden, and being guilty of sin, understand his iniquity:
But if one soul shall sin ignorantly, he shall offer a she goat of a year old for his sin.
The same law shall be for all that sin by ignorance, whether they be natives or strangers.
And if they see that the offender be worthy of stripes: they shall lay him down, and shall cause him to be beaten before them. According to the measure of the sin shall the measure also of the stripes be:
For he that hath, to him shall be given, and he shall abound: but he that hath not, from him shall be taken away that also which he hath.
And Peter said to him: Lord, dost thou speak this parable to us, or likewise to all?
I am come to cast fire on the earth. And what will I, but that it be kindled?
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