Matthew 24:48
Modern Translations
New International Version
But suppose that servant is wicked and says to himself, 'My master is staying away a long time,'

New Living Translation
But what if the servant is evil and thinks, ‘My master won’t be back for a while,’

English Standard Version
But if that wicked servant says to himself, ‘My master is delayed,’

Berean Study Bible
But suppose that servant is wicked and says in his heart, ‘My master will be away a long time.’

New American Standard Bible
But if that evil slave says in his heart, ‘My master is not coming for a long time,’

NASB 1995
"But if that evil slave says in his heart, 'My master is not coming for a long time,'

NASB 1977
“But if that evil slave says in his heart, ‘My master is not coming for a long time,’

Amplified Bible
But if that servant is evil and says in his heart, ‘My master is taking his time [he will not return for a long while],’

Christian Standard Bible
But if that wicked servant says in his heart, ‘My master is delayed,’

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if that wicked slave says in his heart, My master is delayed,'

Contemporary English Version
But suppose one of the servants thinks the master won't return until late.

Good News Translation
But if he is a bad servant, he will tell himself that his master will not come back for a long time,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
On the other hand, that servant, if he is wicked, may think that it will be a long time before his master comes.

International Standard Version
"But if that wicked servant says to himself, 'My master has been delayed,'

NET Bible
But if that evil slave should say to himself, 'My master is staying away a long time,'
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;

New King James Version
But if that evil servant says in his heart, ‘My master is delaying his coming,’

King James 2000 Bible
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

New Heart English Bible
But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My lord is delayed,'

World English Bible
But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My lord is delaying his coming,'

American King James Version
But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming;

American Standard Version
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord tarrieth;

A Faithful Version
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, 'My lord delays his coming,'

Darby Bible Translation
But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come,

English Revised Version
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord tarrieth;

Webster's Bible Translation
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My Lord delayeth his coming;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But if that euil seruant shal say in his heart, My master doth deferre his comming,

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But and yf that euyll seruaunt say in his heart, my Lorde wyll be long a commyng:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
But and yf the euell seruaut shal saye in his hert: Tush, it wil be longe or my lorde come,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
But and yf that evill servaut shall saye in his herte my master wyll defer his comynge
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And if that evil servant may say in his heart, My lord delays to come,

Berean Literal Bible
But if that evil servant should say in his heart, 'My master delays,'

Young's Literal Translation
'And, if that evil servant may say in his heart, My Lord doth delay to come,

Smith's Literal Translation
But if that servant say in his heart, My lord delays to come;

Literal Emphasis Translation
And if that there malicious bond-servant should say in his heart, My lord delays,

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming:

Catholic Public Domain Version
But if that evil servant has said in his heart, ‘My lord has been delayed in returning,’

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if an evil servant will say in his heart, “My Lord delays to come”,

Lamsa Bible
But if a bad servant should say in his heart, My lord will delay his coming,

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But if that wicked servant shall say in his heart, My master delays his coming;

Godbey New Testament
But if the wicked servant may say in his heart,

Haweis New Testament
But if that wicked servant say in his heart, My master will be a long while ere he comes;

Mace New Testament
but if he be dishonest, and says to himself, my Lord delays coming,

Weymouth New Testament
But if the man, being a bad servant, should say in his heart, 'My master is a long time in coming,'

Worrell New Testament
But, if that evil servant shall say in his heart, 'My lord is delaying,'

Worsley New Testament
But if that servant be wicked and say in his heart, my master delayeth his coming,








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