The Parable of
the Unjust Servant is found in Luke 16:
1. Now He
was also saying to the disciples, "There was a
rich man who had a manager, and this manager was
reported to him as squandering his possessions.
2 And he called him and said to him, 'What is
this I hear about you? Give an accounting
of your management for you can no longer be
manager said to himself, 'What shall I do, since
my master is taking the management away from me?
I am not strong enough to dig; I am ashamed to
4 'I know
what I shall do, so that when I am removed from
the management people will welcome me into their
5 "And he
summoned each one of his master's debtors, and
he began saying to the first, 'How much do you
owe my master?'
6 And he
said, 'A hundred measures of oil.' And he said
to him, 'Take your bill, and sit down quickly
and write fifty.'
7 "Then he
said to another, 'And how much do you owe?' And
he said, 'A hundred measures of wheat.' He said
to him, 'Take your bill, and write eighty.'
8 "And his
master praised the unrighteous manager because
he had acted shrewdly, for the sons of this age
are more shrewd in relation to their own kind
than the sons of light.
9 And I say
to you, make friends for yourselves by means of
the wealth of unrighteousness, so that when it
fails, they will receive you into the eternal
10 "He who
is faithful in a very little thing is faithful
also in much; and he who is unrighteous in a
very little thing is unrighteous also in much.
"Therefore if you have not been faithful in the
use of unrighteous wealth, who will entrust the
tru riches to you?
12 And if
you have not been faithful in the use of that
which another's, who will give you that which is