Luke 10:40-42 NIV

40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, "Lord, don't you care1 that my sister has left me to do the work by myself ? Tell her to help me!"

References for Luke 10:40

41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried2 and upset about many things,

References for Luke 10:41

42 but only one thing is needed.a3 Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."

References for Luke 10:42

    • f 10:42 - Some manuscripts "but few things are needed--or only one"