New International Version
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?
King James Bible
And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?
Darby Bible Translation
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and prudent steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give the measure of corn in season?
World English Bible
The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?
Young's Literal Translation
And the Lord said, 'Who, then, is the faithful and prudent steward whom the lord shall set over his household, to give in season the wheat measure?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Faithful and wise steward - See on Matthew 24:45 (note); where the several parts of the steward's office are mentioned and explained. Those appear to have been stewards among the Jews, whose business it was to provide all the members of a family, not only with food, but with raiment.
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A man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.--LUKE 12:15. A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.--Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.--Godliness with contentment is great gain. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content. Give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? or lest I be poor, …
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The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
She gets up while it is still night; she provides food for her family and portions for her female servants.
"Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time?
When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry."
he sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who is to come, or should we expect someone else?"
It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.
Jesus told his disciples: "There was a rich man whose manager was accused of wasting his possessions.
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Jump to NextCharge Control Corn Due Faithful Food Household Intelligent Manager Master Measure Meat Portion Proper Provisions Prudent Puts Rations Responsible Right Ruler Season Sensible Servant Servants Serve Steward Time Times Wise
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