|36=And ye yourselves like unto
men that wait for their lord, when
he will return from the wedding; that when he cometh and
knocketh, they may open unto him immediately.
37=Blessed are those
servants, whom the lord when he cometh shall find watching:
verily I say unto you, that he shall gird himself, and
make them to sit down to meat, and will come forth and
38=And if he shall come in the
second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them
so, blessed are those servants.
39=And this know, that if the
goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would
come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his
house to be broken through.
40=Be ye therefore ready
also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think
41=Then Peter said unto him, Lord,
speakest thou this parable unto us, or even to all?
42=And the Lord said, Who then is
that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall
make ruler over his household, to give them their portion
of meat in due season?
1st Cor 4:1
43=Blessed is that servant, whom his
lord when he cometh shall find so doing. (Watching and
44=Of a truth I say unto you, that
he will make him ruler over all that he hath.
45=But and if that servant say in
his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; and shall begin to
beat the menservants and maidens, and to eat and drink,
and to be drunken;
46=The lord of that servant will
come in a day when he looketh not for him, and at an hour
when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will
appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.
that servant, which knew his lord's will,
and prepared not himself, neither did according to his
will, shall be beaten with many stripes.
48=But he that knew not, and did
commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few
stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of
him shall be much required: and to whom men
have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
49=I am come to send fire on
the earth; and what will I, if it be already kindled?
50=But I have a baptism to be
baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be
51=Suppose ye that I am
come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather
52=For from henceforth there shall
be five in one house divided, three against two, and two
shall be divided against the son, and the son against the
father; the mother against the daughter, and the daughter
against the mother; the mother in law against her daughter
in law, and the daughter in law against her mother in law.
54=And he said also to the people,
When ye see a cloud rise out of
the west, straightway ye say, There cometh a shower; and
so it is.
55=And when ye see the south wind
blow, ye say, There will be heat; and it cometh to pass.
56=Ye hypocrites, ye can discern the
face of the sky and of the earth; but how is it
that ye do not discern this time?