New Living Translation
Ah, I know how to ensure that I'll have plenty of friends who will give me a home when I am fired.'
King James Bible
I am resolved what to do, that, when I am put out of the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses.
Darby Bible Translation
I know what I will do, that when I shall have been removed from the stewardship I may be received into their houses.
World English Bible
I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.'
Young's Literal Translation
I have known what I shall do, that, when I may be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me to their houses.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:4 I know - That is, I am resolved, what to do.
LibraryThe Follies of the Wise
'The children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.'--LUKE xvi. 8. The parable of which these words are the close is remarkable in that it proposes a piece of deliberate roguery as, in some sort, a pattern for Christian people. The steward's conduct was neither more nor less than rascality, and yet, says Christ, 'Do like that!' The explanation is to be found mainly in the consideration that what was faithless sacrifice of his master's interests, on the part of the …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Two Kinds of Riches
Dives and Lazarus
"The manager thought to himself, 'Now what? My boss has fired me. I don't have the strength to dig ditches, and I'm too proud to beg.
"So he invited each person who owed money to his employer to come and discuss the situation. He asked the first one, 'How much do you owe him?'
Here's the lesson: Use your worldly resources to benefit others and make friends. Then, when your earthly possessions are gone, they will welcome you to an eternal home.
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