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16:4 I know what I will do, so that when I am removed from management, they may receive me into their houses.`
16:5 Calling each one of his lord`s debtors to him, he said to the first, `How much do you owe to my lord?`
16:6 He said, `A hundred batos of oil.` He said to him, `Take your bill, and sit down quickly and write fifty.`
16:7 Then said he to another, `How much do you owe?` He said, `A hundred cors of wheat.` He said to him, `Take your bill, and write eighty.`
16:8 His lord commended the unrighteous steward because he had done wisely, for the sons of this world are, in their own generation, wiser than the sons of the light.
16:9 I tell you, make for yourselves friends by means of unrighteous mammon, so that when you fail, they may receive you into the eternal tents.
16:10 He who is faithful in a very little is faithful also in much. He who is unrighteous in a very little is also unrighteous in much.
16:11 If therefore you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?
16:12 If you have not been faithful in that which is another`s, who will give you that which is your own?
16:18 Everyone who divorces his wife, and marries another, commits adultery. He who marries one who is put away from a husband commits adultery.
16:20 A certain beggar, named Lazarus, was laid at his gate, full of sores,
16:22 It happened that the beggar died, and that he was carried away by the angels to Abraham`s bosom. The rich man also died, and was buried.
16:23 In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.
16:25 But Abraham said, `Son, remember that you, in your lifetime, received your good things, and Lazarus, in like manner, bad things. But now here he is comforted and you are in anguish.
16:27 He said, `I ask you therefore, father, that you would send him to my father`s house;
16:28 for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, lest they also come into this place of torment.`
16:29 But Abraham said to him, `They have Moses and the prophets. Let them listen to them.`
16:30 He said, `No, father Abraham, but if one goes to them from the dead, they will repent.`
16:31 He said to him, `If they don`t listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if one rises from the dead.`