Luke 19:17
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Berean Study Bible
His master replied, ‘Well done, good servant! Because you have been faithful in a very small matter, you shall have authority over ten cities.

Young's Literal Translation
and he said to him, Well done, good servant, because in a very little thou didst become faithful, be having authority over ten cities.

King James Bible
And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.

[His master] replied,
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

‘Well done,
Εὖγε (Euge)
Strong's 2095: Well, well done, good, rightly; also used as an exclamation. Neuter of a primary eus; well.

ἀγαθὲ (agathe)
Adjective - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 18: A primary word; 'good'.

δοῦλε (doule)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1401: (a) (as adj.) enslaved, (b) (as noun) a (male) slave. From deo; a slave.

ὅτι (hoti)
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

you have been
ἐγένου (egenou)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

πιστὸς (pistos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4103: Trustworthy, faithful, believing. From peitho; objectively, trustworthy; subjectively, trustful.

ἐν (en)
Strong's 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

a very small matter,
ἐλαχίστῳ (elachistō)
Adjective - Dative Neuter Singular - Superlative
Strong's 1646: Superlative of elachus; used as equivalent to mikros; least.

ἴσθι (isthi)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

shall have
ἔχων (echōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2192: To have, hold, possess. Including an alternate form scheo skheh'-o; a primary verb; to hold.

ἐξουσίαν (exousian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 1849: From exesti; privilege, i.e. force, capacity, competency, freedom, or mastery, delegated influence.

ἐπάνω (epanō)
Strong's 1883: From epi and ano; up above, i.e. Over or on.

δέκα (deka)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 1176: Ten. A primary number; ten.

πόλεων (poleōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.


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