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Luke 12:42

    Luke 12:42 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the Lord said, Who then is the wise and responsible servant whom his lord will put in control of his family, to give them their food at the right time?

    Webster's Revision

    And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

    World English Bible

    The Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the right times?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall set over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season?

    Definitions for Luke 12:42

    Meat - Food.
    Steward - Manager.

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:42

    Faithful and wise steward - See on Matthew 24:45 (note); where the several parts of the steward's office are mentioned and explained. Those appear to have been stewards among the Jews, whose business it was to provide all the members of a family, not only with food, but with raiment.