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Luke 16:7-9 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

Then he said to another, ‘How much do you owe?’ And he said, ‘Six hundred bushels[a] of wheat.’ He said to him, ‘Take your bill and write four hundred and eighty.’

“The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the children[b] of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own generation[c] than the children of the light are. I tell you, make friends for yourselves with unrighteous mammon,[d] so that when it runs out, they will welcome you into the eternal dwellings.


  1. Luke 16:7 Or one hundred cors. A cor was about six bushels.
  2. Luke 16:8 Or people
  3. Luke 16:8 Or kind of people
  4. Luke 16:9 Mammon is an Aramaic word that is transliterated in the Greek. It refers to worldly wealth (sometimes personified). It also appears in verses 11 and 13, and Matthew 6:24. It may also be translated money, but a different word for money is used in verse 14.
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