New Living Translation
Peter asked, "Lord, is that illustration just for us or for everyone?"
King James Bible
Then Peter said unto him, Lord, speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all?
Darby Bible Translation
And Peter said to him, Lord, sayest thou this parable to us, or also to all?
World English Bible
Peter said to him, "Lord, are you telling this parable to us, or to everybody?"
Young's Literal Translation
And Peter said to him, 'Sir, unto us this simile dost thou speak, or also unto all?'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:41 Speakest thou this parable to us - Apostles and disciples: Or to all - The people? Does it concern us alone? Or all men?
LibraryFire on Earth
'I am come to send fire on the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled!'--LUKE xii. 49. We have here one of the rare glimpses which our Lord gives us into His inmost heart, His thought of His mission, and His feelings about it. If familiarity had not weakened the impression, and dulled the edge, of these words, how startling they would seem to us! 'I am come'--then, He was, before He came, and He came by His own voluntary act. A Jewish peasant says that He is going to set the world on fire-and …
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"And a servant who knows what the master wants, but isn't prepared and doesn't carry out those instructions, will be severely punished.
But someone who does not know, and then does something wrong, will be punished only lightly. When someone has been given much, much will be required in return; and when someone has been entrusted with much, even more will be required.
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