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Luke 16:11

    Luke 16:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches ?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    If, then, you have not been true in your use of the wealth of this life, who will give into your care the true wealth?

    Webster's Revision

    If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches ?

    World English Bible

    If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?

    Definitions for Luke 16:11

    Mammon - Earthly goods; property; riches.

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 16:11

    Who will commit ... - If you are not faithful in the small matters pertaining to this world, if you do not use aright your property and influence, you cannot expect that God will commit to you the true riches of his grace. Men who are dishonest and worldly, and who do not employ the deceitful mammon as they ought, cannot expect to grow in grace. God does not confer grace upon them, and their being unfaithful in earthly matters is evidence that they "would be" also in much greater affairs, and would likewise "misimprove" the true riches.

    True riches - The graces of the gospel; the influences of the Spirit; eternal life, or religion. The riches of this world are false, deceitful, not to be trusted Luke 16:9; the treasures of heaven are "true," faithful, never-failing, Matthew 6:19-20.

    Wesley's Notes on Luke 16:11

    16:11 Who will intrust you with the true riches? - How should God intrust you with spiritual and eternal, which alone are true riches?
    Book: Luke
    Topic: Riches