“If you have not
Belongs to another,
Who will give you
What is your own?”
καὶ εἰ ἐν τῷ ἀλλοτρίῳ πιστοὶ οὐκ ἐγένεσθε, τὸ ἡμέτερον τίς δώσει ὑμῖν;
Once again, this is a unique statement of Luke, not found in the other gospel stories. Luke indicated that Jesus said that if they had not been faithful or trustworthy (καὶ εἰ…πιστοὶ οὐκ ἐγένεσθε) with what belongs to another (ἐν τῷ ἀλλοτρίῳ), who would give them what is their own (τὸ ἡμέτερον τίς δώσει ὑμῖν)? Why should you be trusted with your own stuff, when you do not know how to handle other people’s stuff, money or other things? Are you trustworthy with borrowed money?