Book 42 of 66: Luke: Chapter 016 of 24

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042:016:001
And he said also unto his disciples,
There was a certain rich man,
which had a steward;
and the same was accused unto him that he had wasted his goods.


042:016:002
And he called him,
and said unto him,
How is it that I hear this of thee?
give an account of thy stewardship;
for thou mayest be no longer steward.


042:016:003
Then the steward said within himself,
What shall I do?
for my lord taketh away from me the stewardship:
I cannot dig;
to beg I am ashamed.


042:016:004
I am resolved what to do,
that,
when I am put out of the stewardship,
they may receive me into their houses.


042:016:005
So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him,
and said unto the first,
How much owest thou unto my lord?


042:016:006
And he said,
An hundred measures of oil.
And he said unto him,
Take thy bill,
and sit down quickly,
and write fifty.


042:016:007
Then said he to another,
And how much owest thou?
And he said,
An hundred measures of wheat.
And he said unto him,
Take thy bill,
and write fourscore.


042:016:008
And the lord commended the unjust steward,
because he had done wisely:
for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.


042:016:009
And I say unto you,
Make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness;
that,
when ye fail,
they may receive you into everlasting habitations.


042:016:010
He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much:
and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.


042:016:011
If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon,
who will commit to your trust the true riches?


042:016:012
And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's,
who shall give you that which is your own?


042:016:013
No servant can serve two masters:
for either he will hate the one,
and love the other;
or else he will hold to the one,
and despise the other.
Ye cannot serve God and mammon.


042:016:014
And the Pharisees also,
who were covetous,
heard all these things:
and they derided him.


042:016:015
And he said unto them,
Ye are they which justify yourselves before men;
but God knoweth your hearts:
for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.


042:016:016
The law and the prophets were until John:
since that time the kingdom of God is preached,
and every man presseth into it.


042:016:017
And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass,
than one tittle of the law to fail.


042:016:018
Whosoever putteth away his wife,
and marrieth another,
committeth adultery:
and whosoever marrieth her that is put away from her husband committeth adultery.


042:016:019
There was a certain rich man,
which was clothed in purple and fine linen,
and fared sumptuously every day:


042:016:020
And there was a certain beggar named Lazarus,
which was laid at his gate,
full of sores,


042:016:021
And desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table:
moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.


042:016:022
And it came to pass,
that the beggar died,
and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom:
the rich man also died,
and was buried;


042:016:023
And in hell he lift up his eyes,
being in torments,
and seeth Abraham afar off,
and Lazarus in his bosom.


042:016:024
And he cried and said,
Father Abraham,
have mercy on me,
and send Lazarus,
that he may dip the tip of his finger in water,
and cool my tongue;
for I am tormented in this flame.


042:016:025
But Abraham said,
Son,
remember that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy good things,
and likewise Lazarus evil things:
but now he is comforted,
and thou art tormented.


042:016:026
And beside all this,
between us and you there is a great gulf fixed:
so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot;
neither can they pass to us,
that would come from thence.


042:016:027
Then he said,
I pray thee therefore,
father,
that thou wouldest send him to my father's house:


042:016:028
For I have five brethren;
that he may testify unto them,
lest they also come into this place of torment.


042:016:029
Abraham saith unto him,
They have Moses and the prophets;
let them hear them.


042:016:030
And he said,
Nay,
father Abraham:
but if one went unto them from the dead,
they will repent.


042:016:031
And he said unto him,
If they hear not Moses and the prophets,
neither will they be persuaded,
though one rose from the dead.


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