Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do?
"He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?
And the servant is not even thanked, because he is merely doing what he is supposed to do.
Does the servant get special thanks for doing what's expected of him?
Does he give praise to the servant because he did what was ordered?
Do you thank the slave for doing what was commanded?
"Does he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I think not.
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1 tn Grk “did what was commanded.”
2 tn The Greek construction anticipates a negative reply which is indicated in the translation by the ‘tag’ at the end, “will he?” Thanks are not required.