Matthew 24:45

Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who then is a faithfull and wise seruant, whom his Lord hath made ruler ouer his houshold, to giue them meat in due season?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Who then is the faithful and sensible slave whom his master put in charge of his household to give them their food at the proper time?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath set over his household, to give them their food in due season?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who is the true and wise servant, whom his lord has put over those in his house, to give them their food at the right time?
- Basic English Bible

Who then is the faithful and prudent bondman whom his lord has set over his household, to give them food in season?
- Darby Bible

Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his Lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them food in due season?
- Webster's Bible

Who therefore is the loyal and intelligent servant to whom his master has entrusted the control of his household to give them their rations at the appointed time?
- Weymouth Bible

Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom his lord has set over his household, to give them their food in due season?
- World English Bible

Who gessist thou is a trewe seruaunt and prudent, whom his lord ordeyned on his meynee, to yyue hem mete in tyme?
- Wycliffe Bible

`Who, then, is the servant, faithful and wise, whom his lord did set over his household, to give them the nourishment in season?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 24:45


24:45 Who then is the faithful and wise servant - Which of you aspires after this character? Wise - Every moment retaining the clearest conviction, that all he now has is only intrusted to him as a steward: Faithful - Thinking, speaking, and acting continually, in a manner suitable to that conviction.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 24:45


Mt 24:45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant? In Lu 12:42-46, is given a similar parable in answer to a question of Peter. There the Lord speaks of "the faithful and wise steward"; here he describes a steward, but speaks of him as a servant. Ruler. Preachers, elders, deacons, Sunday-school superintendents, teachers. Household. All under their religious charge.

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