38Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a womannamed1Marthawelcomed Him into her home.
She had a sistercalled2Mary, who was 3seated at the Lord'sfeet, listening to His word.
But 4Martha was distracted with ball her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the servingalone? Thentell her to help me."
But the Lordanswered and said to her, "5Martha, Martha, you are 6worried and botheredabout so manythings;427but only onething is necessary, for 8Mary has chosen the goodpart, which shall not be takenaway from her."