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Old May 27, 2008, 05:54 PM
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I´d like to know the Spanish version of this expression, To whom much is given, much is expected.

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Old May 27, 2008, 06:25 PM
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Mira en Lucas 12:48.

(versiones differentes del mismo verso)
... A todo el que se le ha dado mucho, se le exigirá mucho ...
... Al que se le ha dado mucho, se le exigirá mucho ...
... A todo el que se le haya dado mucho, mucho se demandará de él ...
... A todo aquel a quien se haya dado mucho, mucho se le demandará ...

Y, en otro verso que conozco:
De aquel a quien mucho se da, mucho se requiere.
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Old May 28, 2008, 01:04 AM
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Agree with Rusty
al que mucho se le da, mucho se le reclamará
mucho se le exige/exigirá
mucho se le pide

Luke 12:39-48 /San Lucas 12, 39-48
Every one to whom much is given, of him will much be required; and of him to whom men commit much they will demand the more.
Al que mucho se le dio, mucho se le exigirá; al que mucho se le confió, más se le exigirá".

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Old May 28, 2008, 06:37 AM
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Good answers Rusty and Sosia!
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