Luke 12:43

Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Blessed is that seruant, whom his Lord when he commeth, shall find so doing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"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

  • Stephende
    This chapter foretells who shall enter the kingdom of God, and it will be those who watch for His coming. But it is not in the flesh but spiritual just as the heart Jesus speaks of is not a pump. He forewarns that what we do on earth in our lifetime predicts what becomes of our soul. Jesus is NOT coming to earth again to rule. Read the parables and learn that how we are is where we will go
  • Irene123
    To disciple - You spend a lot of time instructing others - back at cha', disciple; we're pretty much alike - in that respect. I am telling the truth as I say this: I pray for all of those on here - you are part of 'all'. The peace and love of Jesus be with you this Saturday, disciple, have a blessed day.
  • A disciple
    Irene, have you not read the part where the Lord Jesus warns against blasphemy of the Holy Ghost? This terrible warning of eternal damnation concerns those who said Jesus had an unclean spirit; and who were NEVER saved Christians! You spend a lot of time "instructing" others; but the foundation and building of understanding knowledge of the Spirit of Truth must be irrefutable as Whom we speak for.
  • Irene123
    I really don't see how, through writing, talking, anyone could 'force' anyone to do anything. If that were the case - you better talk to God, Bruce; His 'language' is much more 'forceful' than mine. I'm not angry with you; Please believe that. I pray that your day will be blessed of God - in Jesus name, Amen
  • Bruce
    Irene:The Scripture says he that speaks evil of the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness-,describes came down and they said, Jesus has a devil: that's saying The Holy Ghost is a devil:Mark 3:22-30/ Are you trying to force people to believe what you do? Where in scripture does it say the things you said?/ Hebrews 9:12 redemption through his blood forever Revelations 1:5 washed by his blood/1John 1:9
  • Irene123
    V. 10 - One who blasphemes against the Holy Ghost is one who has been saved, walked with Jesus for a time, then for one 'worldly' reason or another, has left the church and then began teaching friends, family, that it's all a lie, i.e. the healing, the answered prayer, the receiving of the Holy Ghost evidenced by speaking in tongues, and etc.

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