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1 Now after these things the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself was about to 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 And he said unto them, The harvest indeed is plenteous, but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he 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 your ways; behold, I send you forth as lambs in the midst of wolves. 3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.
4 Carry no purse, no wallet, no shoes; and salute no man on the way. 4 Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
5 And into whatsoever house ye shall enter, first say, Peace [be] to this house. 5 "When you enter a house, first say, 'Peace to this house.'
6 And if a son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon him: but 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 that 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 whatsoever 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 unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you. 9 Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you.'
10 But into whatsoever city ye shall enter, and they receive you not, go out into the streets thereof and say, 10 But when you enter a town and are not welcomed, go into its streets and say,
11 Even the dust from your city, that cleaveth to our feet, we wipe off against you: nevertheless know this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh. 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 I say unto you, 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 unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which were done in you, they would have repented long ago, 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 in 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, shalt thou be exalted unto heaven? thou shalt be brought down unto Hades. 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 rejecteth you rejecteth me; and he that rejecteth me rejecteth 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 unto us in 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 unto them, I beheld Satan fallen as lightning from heaven. 18 He replied, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.
19 Behold, I have given you authority to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall in any wise 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 Nevertheless in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice that 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 same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou didst hide these things from the wise and understanding, and didst reveal them unto babes: yea, Father; for so it was well-pleasing 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 have been delivered unto me of my Father: and no one knoweth who the Son is, save the Father; and who the Father is, save the Son, and he to whomsoever the Son willeth to 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 turning to the disciples, he 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 say unto you, that many prophets and kings desired to see the things which ye see, and saw them not; and to hear the things which ye hear, and heard them not. 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 made trial of him, saying, Teacher, 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 And he said unto 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 unto 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, desiring to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbor? 29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
30 Jesus made answer and said, A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho; and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat 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 a certain priest was going down 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 in like manner a Levite also, when he came to the place, and saw him, 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 where he was: and when he saw him, he was moved with compassion, 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
34 and came to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring on [them] oil and wine; and he 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 he took out two shillings, and gave them to the host, and said, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, I, when I come back again, 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 of these three, thinkest thou, proved neighbor unto 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. And Jesus said unto 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 as they went on their way, 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 the Lord's 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 she came up to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister did leave 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 But the Lord answered and said unto 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: for Mary hath chosen the 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."