New Living Translation
And does the master thank the servant for doing what he was told to do? Of course not.
King James Bible
Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I trow not.
Darby Bible Translation
Is he thankful to the bondman because he has done what was ordered? I judge not.
World English Bible
Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded? I think not.
Young's Literal Translation
Hath he favour to that servant because he did the things directed? I think not.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
17:9 Doth he thank that servant - Does he account himself obliged to him?
LibraryOn the Words of the Gospel, Luke xvii. 3, "If Thy Brother Sin, Rebuke Him," Etc. , Touching the Remission of Sins.
Delivered at the Table of St. Cyprian, in the presence of Count Boniface. 1. The Holy Gospel which we heard just now as it was being read, has admonished touching the remission of sins. And on this subject must ye be admonished now by my discourse. For we are ministers of the word, not our own word, but the word of our God and Lord, whom no one serves without glory, whom no one despises without punishment. He then the Lord our God, who abiding with the Father made us, and having been made for us, …
Saint Augustine—sermons on selected lessons of the new testament
The Necessity of Increased Faith
The Ten Lepers
No, he says, 'Prepare my meal, put on your apron, and serve me while I eat. Then you can eat later.'
In the same way, when you obey me you should say, 'We are unworthy servants who have simply done our duty.'"
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