Luke 12:43

“Blessed is that seruant, whom his Lord when he commeth, shall find so doing.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)

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Other Translations

Blessed [is] that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
- King James Version

"Blessed is that slave whom his master finds so doing when he comes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Happy is that servant who, when his lord comes, is doing so.
- Basic English Bible

Blessed is that bondman whom his lord [on] coming shall find doing thus;
- Darby Bible

Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
- Webster's Bible

Blessed is that servant whom his Master when He comes shall find so doing.
- Weymouth Bible

Blessed is that servant whom his lord will find doing so when he comes.
- World English Bible

Blessid is that seruaunt, that the lord whanne he cometh, schal fynde so doynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

Happy that servant, whom his lord, having come, shall find doing so;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 12:43

12:43 Happy is that servant - God himself pronounces him wise, faithful, happy! Yet we see, he might fall from all, and perish for ever.

Discussion for Luke 12

  • Marilyn
    Luke 12th really blessed my soul. I am so happy that God knows everything and sees everything. Just think how Great God is . To know the millions of people live or dead God knows how many HAIRS are on his head. Just look at a person s head or even the Ball ones, or the ones who lost hair due to sickness or treatments. God knows just how much hair is on the head. No secrets are kept from God.
  • David
    the King James bible that I believe is the word of God. Not just containing some of the word of God is written in English, it has been translated under the guidance of the Holy Spirit of God. The phrase the Holy Ghost is used in 93 verses in the New Testament. In one verse it declares that the Church was purchased with His blood Acts 20-28, in another God through His Son commanded that baptism was to be in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Ghost. Why would any one want to change just one word.
  • Ross
    Very reassuring .
  • Ama
    As the moth is drawn to The brightness of the flame, my heart melts in your the fiery light of your word.
  • Obbie Beal
    57-59 Jesus mind is on Salvation, so HE use an ‘earthly parable of a ‘legal proceeding’ to instruct them /us on ‘a process’ that everyone can freely apply to ourselves thereby resolve the ‘personal issue’ of not being saved (see John 3:16-21); rightly following John 3:16 will save you or I, thereby we avoid the sentencing hearing seen in Rev:20:12-15).
  • Obbie Beal
    54-56 ..., ..., Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, especially, Revelation).

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