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Luke 12:36

    Luke 12:36 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And ye yourselves like unto men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And you yourselves like to men that wait for their lord, when he will return from the wedding; that when he comes and knocks, they may open to him immediately.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And be like men who are looking for their lord, when he comes back from the bride-feast; so that when he comes to the door, it will be open to him quickly.

    Webster's Revision

    and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

    World English Bible

    Be like men watching for their lord, when he returns from the marriage feast; that, when he comes and knocks, they may immediately open to him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    and be ye yourselves like unto men looking for their lord, when he shall return from the marriage feast; that, when he cometh and knocketh, they may straightway open unto him.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:36

    That wait for their lord - See the notes on Matthew 25:1 (note), etc.

    The wedding - How the Jewish weddings were celebrated, see in the notes on Matthew 8:12 (note); Matthew 22:11 (note).