New American Standard Bible
and begins to beat his fellow slaves and eat and drink with drunkards;
King James Bible
And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;
Darby Bible Translation
and begin to beat his fellow-bondmen, and eat and drink with the drunken;
World English Bible
and begins to beat his fellow servants, and eat and drink with the drunkards,
Young's Literal Translation
and may begin to beat the fellow-servants, and to eat and to drink with the drunken,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Smite his fellow-servants ... - This is the conduct of a wicked servant, who, supposing he would not be called to account, and abusing his authority, gave himself up to oppression, carousing, and debauchery.
It is designed to represent the conduct of ministers who are unfaithful and overbearing, and who abuse their trust in the church.
LibraryWatching for the King
'Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come. 43. But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. 44. Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh. 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! 46. Blessed is that servant, whom his lord …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
"And Watch unto Prayer. "
Third Sunday Before Lent
The vineyard and Its Keepers
Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat;
"But that slave went out and found one of his fellow slaves who owed him a hundred denarii; and he seized him and began to choke him, saying, 'Pay back what you owe.'
"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,'
the master of that slave will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour which he does not know,
and said to him, "Every man serves the good wine first, and when the people have drunk freely, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good wine until now."
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