New Living Translation
"And a servant who knows what the master wants, but isn't prepared and doesn't carry out those instructions, will be severely punished.
King James Bible
And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
Darby Bible Translation
But that bondman who knew his own lord's will, and had not prepared himself nor done his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;
World English Bible
That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,
Young's Literal Translation
'And that servant, who having known his lord's will, and not having prepared, nor having gone according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:47 And that servant who knew his Lord's will shall be beaten with many stripes - And his having much knowledge will increase, not lessen, his punishment.
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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If the person in the wrong is sentenced to be flogged, the judge must command him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of lashes appropriate to the crime.
Kill them all--old and young, girls and women and little children. But do not touch anyone with the mark. Begin right here at the Temple." So they began by killing the seventy leaders.
Peter asked, "Lord, is that illustration just for us or for everyone?"
The master will return unannounced and unexpected, and he will cut the servant in pieces and banish him with the unfaithful.
Remember, it is sin to know what you ought to do and then not do it.
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