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Bible Verse Dictionary

Luke 16:8 - World

Luke 16:8 - And the lord commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.
Verse Strongs No. Greek
And G2532 καί
the G3588
lord G2962 κύριος
commended G1867 ἐπαινέω
the G3588
unjust G93 ἀδικία
steward G3623 οἰκονόμος
because G3754 ὅτι
he had done G4160 ποιέω
wisely G5430 φρονίμως
for G3754 ὅτι
the G3588
children G5207 υἱός
of this G5127 τούτου
world G165 αἰών
are G1526 εἰσί
in G1519 εἰς
their G1438 ἑαυτοῦ
generation G1074 γενεά
wiser G5429 φρόνιμος
than G5228 ὑπέρ
the G3588
children G5207 υἱός
of light G5457 φῶς


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.