P7290043What’s wrong with this phrase, "To whom much is given, much is required"?

You can read all about it over at One Language Log Plaza:
here, where the discussion is of the tangled history of a mangled maxim.  Do you think I’m just a bit whacko to really love this stuff?

If you want to say it coherently, here are some options given in the afore mentioned article.

To whom much is given, of him much will be exacted.
To whom much is given, of him much will be required.
To whom much is given, of him much is required.
To whom much is given, of him indeed much is required.
   
To whom much is given, of him shall much be required. (4)
   

To whom much is given, of them much is required.
   
To whom much is given, of them much will be required.
   
To whom much is given, from him much will be required.
To whom much is given, from them much shall be required.
Unto whom much is given, from him shall much be required. 
Unto whom much is given, of them there will be much required.
From him to whom much is given, much is due.
From him to whom much is given, much will be expected.   
Of him to whom much is given, much will be required.

Of them, to whom much is given, much shall be required.
Of those, to whom much is given, much will be required.
   
He to whom much is given, of him is much required.

other versions:

From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded
 From everyone who has been given much, much will be required
To each man to whom much is given, much shall be asked of him
To every one to whom much was given, much shall be required from him
To whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required
To whomsoever much has been given, from him much will be required
Unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required
Everyone
to whom much is given, from him much will be required
Everyone to whom much is given, of him shall much be required 
When someone has been given much, much will be required in return
Much is required from those to whom much is given   
If God has been generous with you, he will expect you to serve him well
Great gifts mean great responsibilities

Whatever way you say it, as Mr. Liberman proposes, it oughta be true.

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