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Luke 16:5

    Luke 16:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    So he called every one of his lord's debtors to him, and said to the first, How much owe you to my lord?

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And calling to him each one of his lord's debtors, he said to the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And sending for every one who was in debt to his lord he said to the first, What is the amount of your debt to my lord?

    Webster's Revision

    And calling to him each one of his lord's debtors, he said to the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?

    World English Bible

    Calling each one of his lord's debtors to him, he said to the first, 'How much do you owe to my lord?'

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And calling to him each one of his lord's debtors, he said to the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?

    Barnes' Notes on Luke 16:5

    Called every one - As he was "steward," he had the management of all the affairs, and, of course, debts were to be paid to him.

    Debtors - Those who "owed" his master, or perhaps "tenants;" those who rented land of his master.