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1 After these things, the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city, and place, whither he himself would come. 1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.
2 Therefore said he to them, The harvest truly [is] great, but the laborers [are] few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into his harvest. 2 He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.
3 Go: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves. 3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.
4 Carry neither purse, nor sack, nor shoes: and salute no man by the way. 4 Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
5 And into whatever house ye enter, first say, Peace [be] to this house. 5 "When you enter a house, first say, 'Peace to this house.'
6 And if the son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again. 6 If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; if not, it will return to you.
7 And in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: for the laborer is worthy of his hire. Go not from house to house. 7 Stay in that house, eating and drinking whatever they give you, for the worker deserves his wages. Do not move around from house to house.
8 And into whatever city ye enter, and they receive you, eat such things as are set before you. 8 "When you enter a town and are welcomed, eat what is set before you.
9 And heal the sick that are therein, and say to them, The kingdom of God is come nigh to you. 9 Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you.'
10 But into whatever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go out into the streets of the same, and say, 10 But when you enter a town and are not welcomed, go into its streets and say,
11 Even the very dust of your city which cleaveth on us, we do wipe off against you: notwithstanding, be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh to you. 11 'Even the dust of your town that sticks to our feet we wipe off against you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God is near.'
12 But I say to you, that it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom than for that city. 12 I tell you, it will be more bearable on that day for Sodom than for that town.
13 Woe to thee, Chorazin! woe to thee Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented sitting in sackcloth and ashes. 13 "Woe to you, Korazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the miracles that were performed in you had been performed in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
14 But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment, than for you. 14 But it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.
15 And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted to heaven, shall be thrust down to hell. 15 And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths.
16 He that heareth you, heareth me; and he that despiseth you, despiseth me; and he that despiseth me, despiseth him that sent me. 16 "He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me."
17 And the seventy returned with joy, saying, Lord, even the demons are subject to us through thy name. 17 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."
18 And he said to them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. 18 He replied, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.
19 Behold, I give to you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you. 19 I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.
20 Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject to you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven. 20 However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight. 21 At that time Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this was your good pleasure.
22 All things are delivered to me by my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and [he] to whom the Son will reveal [him]. 22 "All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows who the Son is except the Father, and no one knows who the Father is except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."
23 And he turned himself to [his] disciples, and said privately, Blessed [are] the eyes which see the things that ye see. 23 Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.
24 For I tell you, that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye see, and have not seen [them]; and to hear the things which ye hear, and have not heard [them]. 24 For I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see what you see but did not see it, and to hear what you hear but did not hear it."
25 And behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? 25 On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he asked, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
26 He said to him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? 26 "What is written in the Law?" he replied. "How do you read it?"
27 And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbor as thyself. 27 He answered: " 'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and, 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' "
28 And he said to him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live. 28 "You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."
29 But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor? 29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
30 And Jesus answering said, A certain [man] went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, who stripped him of his raiment, and wounded [him], and departed, leaving [him] half dead. 30 In reply Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.
31 And by chance there came down a certain priest that way; and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
32 And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked [on him], and passed by on the other side. 32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
33 But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came were he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion [on him], 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
34 And went to [him], and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him.
35 And on the morrow, when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave [them] to the host, and said to him, Take care of him: and whatever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee. 35 The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper. 'Look after him,' he said, 'and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.'
36 Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbor to him that fell among the robbers? 36 "Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?"
37 And he said, He that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus to him, Go, and do thou likewise. 37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."
38 Now it came to pass, as they were going, he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman, named Martha, received him into her house. 38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
39 And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said.
40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me. 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!"
41 And Jesus answered, and said to her, Martha, Martha, thou art anxious, and troubled about many things: 41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
42 But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. 42 but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."