40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

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41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried and upset about many things,

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42 but few things are needed—or indeed only one.aMary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

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    • † 10:42 - Some manuscripts "but only one thing is needed"