36 Be like men who are waiting for their master when he returns from the wedding feast, so that they may immediately open the door to him when he comes and knocks. 37 Blessed are those slaves whom the master will find (A)on the alert when he comes; truly I say to you, that (B)he will gird himself to serve, and have them recline at the table, and will come up and wait on them. 38 (C)Whether he comes in the [a]second watch, or even in the [b]third, and finds them so, blessed are those slaves.

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  1. Luke 12:38 I.e. 9 p.m. to midnight
  2. Luke 12:38 I.e. midnight to 3 a.m.