Luke 12:48
Good News Translation
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.

Contemporary English Version
But servants who don't know what their master wants them to do will not be beaten so hard for doing wrong. If God has been generous with you, he will expect you to serve him well. But if he has been more than generous, he will expect you to serve him even better.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

New American Bible
and the servant who was ignorant of his master’s will but acted in a way deserving of a severe beating shall be beaten only lightly. Much will be required of the person entrusted with much, and still more will be demanded of the person entrusted with more.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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.

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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.

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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:

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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.

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Context
Be 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?…
Cross References
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:

Numbers 15:27
But if one soul shall sin ignorantly, he shall offer a she goat of a year old for his sin.

Numbers 15:29
The same law shall be for all that sin by ignorance, whether they be natives or strangers.

Deuteronomy 25:2
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:

Matthew 13:12
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.

Luke 12:41
And Peter said to him: Lord, dost thou speak this parable to us, or likewise to all?

Luke 12:49
I am come to cast fire on the earth. And what will I, but that it be kindled?

Additional Translations
But the one who unknowingly does things worthy of punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be required; and from him who has been entrusted with much, even more will be demanded.

But the one not having known, but having done things worthy of stripes, will be beaten with few. And everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from him to whom much has been committed, more will they ask of him.

But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required: and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.

but he that knew not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few'stripes . And to whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required: and to whom they commit much, of him will they ask the more.

but he who knew [it] not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few. And to every one to whom much has been given, much shall be required from him; and to whom [men] have committed much, they will ask from him the more.

but he that knew not, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. And to whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required: and to whom they commit much, of him will they ask the more.

But he that knew not, and committed things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For to whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required: and to whom men have committed much, from him they will ask the more.

But he who had not been told it and yet did what deserved the scourge, will receive but few lashes. To whomsoever much has been given, from him much will be required; and to whom much has been entrusted, of him a larger amount will be demanded.

but he who didn't know, and did things worthy of stripes, will be beaten with few stripes. To whoever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom much was entrusted, of him more will be asked.

and he who, not having known, and having done things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few; and to every one to whom much was given, much shall be required from him; and to whom they did commit much, more abundantly they will ask of him.
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