He said to His disciples, "1It is inevitable that astumblingblockscome, but woe to him throughwhom they come!2"2It bwould be better for him if a millstone were hungaround his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would causeone of theselittleones to stumble.3"cBe on your guard! 3If your brothersins, rebuke him; and if he repents, forgive him.4"And if he sinsagainst you 4seventimes a day, and returns to you seventimes, saying, 'I repent,' dforgive him."55The apostlessaid to 6the Lord, "Increase our faith!"
And 7the Lordsaid, "If you ehadfaithlike8a mustardseed, you would say to this9mulberrytree, 'Be uprooted and be planted in the sea '; and it would fobey you.7"Which of you, having a slaveplowingortendingsheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, 'Comeimmediately and gsitdown to eat'?8"But will he not say to him, '10Preparesomething for me to eat, and properly hclothe yourself and serve me while I eat and drink; and iafterward you jmay eat and drink '?9"He does not thank the slavebecause he did the things which were commanded, does he?10"So you too, when you doall the things which are commanded you, say, 'We are unworthyslaves; we have done only that which we ought to have done.' "
11While He was 11on the way to Jerusalem, 12He was passingkbetweenSamaria and Galilee.
As He entered a village, tenleprousmenwho13stood at a distancemet Him;
and they raised their voices, saying, "Jesus, 14Master, havemercy on us!"
When He saw them, He said to them, "15Go and showyourselves to the priests." And as they were going, they were cleansed.
15Nowone of them, when he saw that he had been healed, turnedback, 16glorifyingGod with a loudvoice,
and he fell on his face at His feet, givingthanks to Him. And he was a 17Samaritan.
17ThenJesusanswered and said, "Were there not tencleansed? But the nine-where are they?18"lWas no one found who returned to 18giveglory to God, exceptthisforeigner?"19
And He said to him, "Stand up and go; 19your faithmhas made you well."20Now having been questioned by the Pharisees20as to when the kingdom of God was coming, He answered them and said, "The kingdom of God is not coming with n21signs to be observed;21nor will 22they say, 'Look, here it is!' or, 'There it is!' For behold, the kingdom of God is oin your midst."
And He said to the disciples, "23The days will comewhen you will long to seeone of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it.23"24They will say to you, 'Lookthere! Lookhere!' Do not goaway, and do not runafter them.24"25For justlike the lightning, when it flashes out of one part pof the sky, shines to the other part qof the sky, so will the Son of Man be in His day.25"26But first He mustsuffermanythings and be rejected by thisgeneration.26"27And just as it happened28in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man:27they were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage, until the day that Noahentered the ark, and the floodcame and destroyed them all.28"rIt 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;29but on the day that Lotwent out from Sodom it rainedfire and sbrimstone from heaven and destroyed them all.30"It will be tjust the same on the day that the Son of Man30is revealed.31"On that day, the one who is 31on the housetop and whosegoods are in the house must not godown to take them out; and likewise the one who is in the field must not turnback .32"32RememberLot'swife.33"33Whoeverseeks to keep his ulife will lose it, and whoeverloses his life will preserve it.34"I tell you, on that night there will be two in onebed; 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.36
["v35Twomen will be in the field; one will be taken and the other will be left."]
And answering they said to Him, "Where, Lord?" And He said to them, "36Where the body is, therealso the wvultures will be gathered."