Analects 15.38

Original Text:

子曰事君敬其事而后其食

Translation:

Other Translations:

The Master said, “In serving your lord, show respect for the tasks you have been assigned. Do not make the salary you will receive a priority.”

Confucius, & Slingerland, E. (2003). Analects: With selections from traditional commentaries. Hackett Publishing.

The Master said, In serving the ruler, attend respectfully to your duties and look on pay as a secondary matter.

Confucius, & Watson, B. (2007). The Analects of Confucius. Columbia University Press.

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