Luke 12:44

“Of a trueth, I say vnto you, that hee will make him ruler ouer all that he hath.”

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Other Translations

Of a truth I say unto you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.
- King James Version

"Truly I say to you that he will put him in charge of all his possessions.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Of a truth I say unto you, that he will set him over all that he hath.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly I say to you, he will put him in control of all his goods.
- Basic English Bible

verily I say unto you, that he will set him over all that he has.
- Darby Bible

In truth I say to you, that he will make him ruler over all that he hath.
- Webster's Bible

I tell you truly that He will put him in authority over all His possessions.
- Weymouth Bible

Truly I tell you, that he will set him over all that he has.
- World English Bible

Verili Y seie to you, that on alle thingis that he weldith, he schal ordeyne hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

truly I say to you, that over all his goods he will set him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Luke 12

  • 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.
  • Eutychus
    Vs. 47, servant beaten with many stripes...Vs. 48, servant beaten with few stripes. Differences of punishment, according to behavior. Hebrews 11:35, "and others were tortured, NOT ACCEPT ING DELIVERANCE; that they might OBTAIN A BETTER RESURRECTION:" Differences of reward...All this makes our casual attitude toward spiritual life, something of a concern. Will we be rewarded big, or rewarded small?
  • Servant of God
    There is division on earth, as Yeshusa has said he brings to earth, because his message is pure doctrine of the Father. The wedding from which he returns is a union unbreakable with the Father. Few on earth are prepared as represented by one who built greater barns to contain his stuff but was not rich toward God. This very day your Soul is required of you by the Father, blessed be He, always
  • A disciple
    Avigayil; You bring up a very important point; which, unfortunately, is too much neglected in the most elementary teaching of Christians. A parable is a short story that uses familiar events to illustrate a religious or ethical point (Collins Dictionary). Jesus said, "Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God..Know ye not this parable? and how then will ye know all parables?"

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