New International Version
It will be good for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns.
King James Bible
Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Darby Bible Translation
Blessed is that bondman whom his lord [on] coming shall find doing thus;
World English Bible
Blessed is that servant whom his lord will find doing so when he comes.
Young's Literal Translation
Happy that servant, whom his lord, having come, shall find doing so;
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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, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
May 14. "But God" (Luke xii. 20).
October the Nineteenth Ready!
True Harvest Joy.
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?
Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
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