Luke 16 :13

Luke 16 :13 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

King James Version (KJV)

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

American Standard Version (ASV)

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

No man may be a servant to two masters: for he will have hate for the one and love for the other; or he will keep to the one and have no respect for the other. You may not be servants of God and of wealth.

Webster's Revision

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

World English Bible

No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You aren't able to serve God and mammon."

English Revised Version (ERV)

No servant can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

Definitions for Luke 16 :13

Mammon - Earthly goods; property; riches.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 16 :13

No servant can serve two masters - The heart will be either wholly taken up with God, or wholly engrossed with the world. See on Matthew 6:24 (note).

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 16 :13

See the notes at Matthew 6:24.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 16 :13

16:13 And you cannot be faithful to God, if you trim between God and the world, if you do not serve him alone. Mt 6:24.
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