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Luke 17 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Then said he unto the disciples, It is impossible but that offences will come : but woe unto him, through whom they come ! 1 Jesus said to his disciples: "Things that cause people to sin are bound to come, but woe to that person through whom they come.
2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. 2 It would be better for him to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around his neck than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.
3 Take heed to yourselves: If thy brother trespass against thee, rebuke him; and if he repent , forgive him. 3 So watch yourselves. "If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
4 And if he trespass against thee seven times in a day, and seven times in a day turn again to thee, saying , I repent ; thou shalt forgive him. 4 If he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times comes back to you and says, 'I repent,' forgive him."
5 And the apostles said unto the Lord, Increase our faith. 5 The apostles said to the LORD, "Increase our faith!"
6 And the Lord said , If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou plucked up by the root , and be thou planted in the sea; and it should obey you. 6 He replied, "If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.
7 But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle , will say unto him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat ? 7 "Suppose one of you had a servant plowing or looking after the sheep. Would he say to the servant when he comes in from the field, 'Come along now and sit down to eat'?
8 And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup , and gird thyself , and serve me, till I have eaten and drunken ; and afterward thou shalt eat and drink ? 8 Would he not rather say, 'Prepare my supper, get yourself ready and wait on me while I eat and drink; after that you may eat and drink'?
9 Doth he thank that servant because he did the things that were commanded him? I trow not. 9 Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do?
10 So likewise ye, when ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say , We are unprofitable servants : we have done that which was our duty to do . 10 So you also, when you have done everything you were told to do, should say, 'We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty.' "
11 And it came to pass , as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.
12 And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which stood afar off: 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance
13 And they lifted up their voices, and said , Jesus, Master, have mercy on us. 13 and called out in a loud voice, "Jesus, Master, have pity on us!"
14 And when he saw them, he said unto them, Go shew yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass , that, as they went , they were cleansed . 14 When he saw them, he said, "Go, show yourselves to the priests." And as they went, they were cleansed.
15 And one of them, when he saw that he was healed , turned back , and with a loud voice glorified God, 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.
16 And fell down on his face at his feet, giving him thanks : and he was a Samaritan. 16 He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him--and he was a Samaritan.
17 And Jesus answering said , Were there not ten cleansed ? but where are the nine? 17 Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?
18 There are not found that returned to give glory to God, save this stranger. 18 Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?"
19 And he said unto him, Arise , go thy way : thy faith hath made thee whole . 19 Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."
20 And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come , he answered them and said , The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: 20 Once, having been asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, "The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation,
21 Neither shall they say , Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold , the kingdom of God is within you. 21 nor will people say, 'Here it is,' or 'There it is,' because the kingdom of God is within you."
22 And he said unto the disciples, The days will come , when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man, and ye shall not see it. 22 Then he said to his disciples, "The time is coming when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, but you will not see it.
23 And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them. 23 Men will tell you, 'There he is!' or 'Here he is!' Do not go running off after them.
24 For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. 24 For the Son of Man in his day will be like the lightning, which flashes and lights up the sky from one end to the other.
25 But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation. 25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.
26 And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. 26 "Just as it was in the days of Noah, so also will it be in the days of the Son of Man.
27 They did eat , they drank , they married wives , they were given in marriage , until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came , and destroyed them all. 27 People were eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.
28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat , they drank , they bought , they sold , they planted , they builded ; 28 "It was the same in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building.
29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. 29 But the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all.
30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed . 30 "It will be just like this on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
31 In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away : and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back . 31 On that day no one who is on the roof of his house, with his goods inside, should go down to get them. Likewise, no one in the field should go back for anything.
32 Remember Lot's wife. 32 Remember Lot's wife!
33 Whosoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it; and whosoever shall lose his life shall preserve it. 33 Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
34 I tell you, in that night there shall be two men in one bed; the one shall be taken , and the other shall be left . 34 I tell you, on that night two people will be in one bed; one will be taken and the other left.
35 Two women shall be grinding together ; the one shall be taken , and the other left . 35 Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left. "
36 Two men shall be in the field; the one shall be taken , and the other left . 36 "Where, LORD?" they asked. He replied, "Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather."
37 And they answered and said unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Wheresoever the body is, thither will the eagles be gathered together . 37