Luke 17:9

Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I trow not.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Doeth he thanke that seruant, because hee did the things that were commanded him? I trow not.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Doth he thank the servant because he did the things that were commanded?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Does he give praise to the servant because he did what was ordered?
- Basic English Bible

Is he thankful to the bondman because he has done what was ordered? I judge not.
- Darby Bible

Doth he thank that servant, because he did the things that were commanded him? I suppose not.
- Webster's Bible

Does he thank the servant for obeying his orders?
- Weymouth Bible

Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded? I think not.
- World English Bible

whether he hath grace to that seruaunt, for he dide that that he comaundide hym?
- Wycliffe Bible

Hath he favour to that servant because he did the things directed? I think not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 17:9


17:9 Doth he thank that servant - Does he account himself obliged to him?


Discussion for Luke 17

  • Bruce
    Mary N: Isaiah4:1 Women we're looking for a husband because a lot of men died in war. Many women are willing to marry one man to take away their reproach! They'll take care of their own needs,it won't cost him anything! Their a outcast! not married no garment,his name!
    Without a wedding garment we are an outcast! Matthew22:12-14, are you John6:44,1John1:9,Matthew 3:11
    Changed ll Corinthians5:17
  • Helen B
    To Mary Nickel. See Isaiah 4 verse 1 And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man,saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach. Read chapter 3 to better understand this verse.




  • Mary Nickell
    My dad had told me long ago about women being so bad in the last days, and the Bible saying that they would be begging for a man and man would have nothing more to do with them. Was trying to find it and am having trouble with looking for it. If you could find it, I would appreciate it. Thank you
  • Isaac
    from that event there is a lesson of tithe. Ten were heal right? one came back to say THANK u. I found out that Jesus now bless and prayed for him initially he didn't he only sent them. so when we pay tithe from what He has bless us with he add more and increases it, remember also when you say thank you, you enroll for more blessing. 1 return, and he was enroll for more blessing.
  • Irene123
    v. 17 - the 9 that were healed - were just physically healed; the 'one' was spiritually healed - saved. also - this praise the one gave Jesus was done in public and was a witness to many others. we are to be witnesses of him.
  • Eric
    And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned them with an overthrow, making them an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly And delivered just Lot, vexed with the filthy conversation of the wicked:

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