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Luke 12:45

    Luke 12:45 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But and if that servant say in his heart, My lord delays his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But if that servant says to himself, My lord is a long time coming; and goes about giving blows to the men-servants and the women-servants, feasting and taking overmuch wine;

    Webster's Revision

    But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

    World English Bible

    But if that servant says in his heart, 'My lord delays his coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But if that servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to beat the menservants and the maidservants, and to eat and drink, and to be drunken;

    Clarke's Commentary on Luke 12:45

    Begin to beat, etc. - See the different parts of this bad minister's conduct pointed out on Matthew 24:48, Matthew 24:49 (note).