1 He said to His disciples, "1It is inevitable * that stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come!

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2 "2It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to stumble.

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3 "Be on your guard! 3If your brother sins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.

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    • c 17:3 - Lit "Take heed to yourselves"
      4 "And if he sins against you 4seven times a day, and returns to you seven times, saying, 'I repent,' forgive him."

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        • d 17:4 - Lit "you shall forgive"
          5 5The apostles said to 6the Lord, "Increase our faith!"

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          6 And 7the Lord said, "If you had faith like 8a mustard seed, you would say to this 9mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and be planted in the sea '; and it would obey you.

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            • e 17:6 - Lit "have"
            • f 17:6 - Lit "have obeyed"
              7 "Which of you, having a slave plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Come immediately and sit down to eat'?

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                • g 17:7 - Lit "recline"
                  8 "But will he not say to him, '10Prepare something for me to eat, and properly clothe yourself and serve me while I eat and drink; and afterward * you may eat and drink '?

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                    • h 17:8 - Lit "gird"
                    • i 17:8 - Lit "after these things"
                    • j 17:8 - Lit "will"
                      9 "He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?
                      10 "So you too, when you do all the things which are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthy slaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.' "

                      Ten Lepers Cleansed

                      11 While He was 11on the way to Jerusalem, 12He was passing between * Samaria and Galilee.

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                        • k 17:11 - Lit "through the middle of;" or "along the borders of"
                          12 As He entered a village, ten leprous men who 13stood at a distance met Him;

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                          13 and they raised their voices, saying, "Jesus, 14Master, have mercy on us!"

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                          14 When He saw them, He said to them, "15Go and show yourselves to the priests." And as they were going, they were cleansed.

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                          15 Now one of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turned back, 16glorifying God with a loud voice,

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                          16 and he fell on his face at His feet, giving thanks to Him. And he was a 17Samaritan.

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                          17 Then Jesus answered and said, "Were there not ten cleansed? But the nine -where are they?
                          18 "Was no one found who returned to 18give glory to God, except this foreigner?"

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                            • l 17:18 - Lit "Were there not found those who"
                              19 And He said to him, "Stand up and go; 19your faith has made you well."

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                                • m 17:19 - Lit "has saved you"
                                  20 Now having been questioned by the Pharisees 20as to when the kingdom of God was coming, He answered them and said, "The kingdom of God is not coming with 21signs to be observed;

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                                    • n 17:20 - Lit "observation"
                                      21 nor will 22they say, 'Look, here it is!' or, 'There it is!' For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst."

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                                        • o 17:21 - Or "within you"

                                          Second Coming Foretold

                                          22 And He said to the disciples, "23The days will come when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it.

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                                          23 "24They will say to you, 'Look there! Look here!' Do not go away, and do not run after them.

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                                          24 "25For just like the lightning, when it flashes out of one part of the sky, shines to the other part of the sky, so will the Son of Man be in His day.

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                                            • p 17:24 - Lit "under heaven"
                                            • q 17:24 - Lit "under heaven"
                                              25 "26But first He must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.

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                                              26 "27And just as it happened 28in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:

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                                              27 they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.
                                              28 "It was the same as happened in 29the days of Lot: they were eating, they were drinking, they were buying, they were selling, they were planting, they were building;

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                                                • r 17:28 - Lit "In the same way as"
                                                  29 but on the day that Lot went out from Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all.

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                                                    • s 17:29 - I.e. burning sulfur
                                                      30 "It will be just the same on the day that the Son of Man 30is revealed.

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                                                      31 "On that day, the one who is 31on the housetop and whose goods are in the house must not go down to take them out; and likewise the one who is in the field must not turn back *.

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                                                      32 "32Remember Lot's wife.

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                                                      33 "33Whoever * seeks to keep his life will lose it, and whoever * loses his life will preserve it.

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                                                      34 "I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.
                                                      35 "34There will be two women grinding at the same place; one will be taken and the other will be left.

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                                                      36 ["35Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other will be left."]

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                                                        • v 17:36 - Early mss do not contain this v
                                                          37 And answering they said to Him, "Where, Lord?" And He said to them, "36Where the body is, there also the vultures will be gathered."

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