Luke 12:43

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

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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

  • BSP
    If we closely observe the ravens or birds we see that they are fed and are clothed with beautiful feathers. If Jehovah God takes care of these creatures, how much more so will he take care of us?
  • Geraldine Bulos
    Why worry? Remember there is GOD our GOD the Omnipotent, Omnipresence, Omniscient. Mighty of all. The LORD of all. Hallelujah!
  • BSP
    Jehovah God cares for the birds by giving them what is needed to feed them and make sure they are clothed. If God cares for the birds, we can have confidence that he will care for our needs.
  • BSP
    Verse 4~ The worst thing another human can do to us is to put us to death. Our everlasting life lies in the hands of Jehovah God and it is to him that we should be faithful and loyal to in everything.
  • A disciple
    "..hypocrites, ye can discern the face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it that ye do not discern this time? Yea, and why even of yourselves judge ye not what is right?" Our life in this present evil world is a probationary period until the Day of Reckoning and Eternal Judgment. Good discernment orders its life with a view toward that day in hope of finding mercy, acceptance and salvation.
  • A disciple
    "..Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. For there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known." We repent of our sins and begin from that day forward to live with our back to the world and all our old ways, and start reading our Bibles every day, and change our behavior. Over time we experience all outward show being burned up.

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