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1 Jesus said to his disciples, "Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by 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 would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea than for you to cause one of these little ones to stumble. 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 Be on your guard! If another disciple sins, you must rebuke the offender, and if there is repentance, you must forgive. 3 So watch yourselves. "If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
4 And if the same person sins against you seven times a day, and turns back to you seven times and says, "I repent,' you must forgive." 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 The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" 5 The apostles said to the LORD, "Increase our faith!"
6 The Lord replied, "If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, "Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it would 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 "Who among you would say to your slave who has just come in from plowing or tending sheep in the field, "Come here at once and take your place at the table'? 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 Would you not rather say to him, "Prepare supper for me, put on your apron and serve me while I eat and drink; later you may 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 Do you thank the slave for doing what was commanded? 9 Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do?
10 So you also, when you have done all that you were ordered to do, say, "We are worthless slaves; we have done only what we ought to have done!' " 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 On the way to Jerusalem Jesus was going through the region between Samaria and Galilee. 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.
12 As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him. Keeping their distance, 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance
13 they called out, saying, "Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!" 13 and called out in a loud voice, "Jesus, Master, have pity on us!"
14 When he saw them, he said to them, "Go and show yourselves to the priests." And as they went, they were made clean. 14 When he saw them, he said, "Go, show yourselves to the priests." And as they went, they were cleansed.
15 Then one of them, when he saw that he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice. 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.
16 He prostrated himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him. And he was a Samaritan. 16 He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him--and he was a Samaritan.
17 Then Jesus asked, "Were not ten made clean? But the other nine, where are they? 17 Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?
18 Was none of them found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?" 18 Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?"
19 Then he said to him, "Get up and go on your way; your faith has made you well." 19 Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."
20 Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, "The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; 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 nor will they say, "Look, here it is!' or "There it is!' For, in fact, the kingdom of God is among you." 21 nor will people say, 'Here it is,' or 'There it is,' because the kingdom of God is within you."
22 Then he said to the disciples, "The days are coming when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will 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 They will say to you, "Look there!' or "Look here!' Do not go, do not set off in pursuit. 23 Men will tell you, 'There he is!' or 'Here he is!' Do not go running off after them.
24 For as the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will 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 he must endure much suffering and be rejected by this generation. 25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.
26 Just as it was in the days of Noah, so too it will be 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 were eating and drinking, and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed all of them. 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, just as it was in the days of Lot: they were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building, 28 "It was the same in the days of Lot. People were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building.
29 but on the day that Lot left Sodom, it rained fire and sulfur from heaven and destroyed all of them 29 But the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all.
30 —it will be like that on the day that the Son of Man is revealed. 30 "It will be just like this on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
31 On that day, anyone on the housetop who has belongings in the house must not come down to take them away; and likewise anyone in the field must not turn 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 Those who try to make their life secure will lose it, but those who lose their life will keep it. 33 Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
34 I tell you, on that night there will be two in one bed; one will be taken and the other left. 34 I tell you, on that night two people will be in one bed; one will be taken and the other left.
35 There will be two women grinding meal together; one will be taken and the other left." 35 Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left. "
36 36 "Where, LORD?" they asked. He replied, "Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather."
37 Then they asked him, "Where, Lord?" He said to them, "Where the corpse is, there the vultures will gather." 37