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7"Will anyone of you, who has a servant plowing or keeping sheep, say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Come at once and sit down at table'?A servant's duty Lk.17.7-10 (borders of Samaria)
8Will he not rather say to him, 'Prepare supper for me, and gird yourself and serve me, till I eat and drink; and afterward you shall eat and drink'? 
9Does he thank the servant because he did what was commanded? 
10So you also, when you have done all that is commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.'" 

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