The Genealogy of Jesus Christ(A)

23 Now Jesus Himself began His ministry at (B)about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) (C)the son of Joseph, the son of Heli,

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And he said, ‘A hundred [a]measures of oil.’ So he said to him, ‘Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.’ Then he said to another, ‘And how much do you owe?’ So he said, ‘A hundred [b]measures of wheat.’ And he said to him, ‘Take your bill, and write eighty.’ So the master commended the unjust steward because he had dealt shrewdly. For the sons of this world are more shrewd in their generation than (A)the sons of light.

“And I say to you, (B)make friends for yourselves by unrighteous [c]mammon, that when [d]you fail, they may receive you into an everlasting home.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 16:6 Gr. batos, same as Heb. bath; 8 or 9 gallons each
  2. Luke 16:7 Gr. koros, same as Heb. kor; 10 or 12 bushels each
  3. Luke 16:9 Lit., in Aram., wealth
  4. Luke 16:9 NU it fails