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1 Now after these things, the Lord made selection of seventy others and sent them before him, two together, into every town and place where 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 to them, There is much grain ready to be cut, but not enough workers: so make prayer to the Lord of the grain-fields that he will send workers to get in the grain. 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 on your way: see, I send you out like lambs among wolves. 3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.
4 Take no bag for money or for food, and no shoes; say no word to any man on the way. 4 Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
5 And whenever you go into a house, 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 is there, your peace will be with him: but if not, it will come back 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 keep in that same house, taking what food and drink they give you: for the worker has a right to his reward. Do not go 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 town you go, if they take you in, take whatever food is given to you: 8 "When you enter a town and are welcomed, eat what is set before you.
9 And make well those in it who are ill and say to them, The kingdom of God is near to you. 9 Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you.'
10 But if you go into a town where they will not have you, go out into the streets of it and say, 10 But when you enter a town and are not welcomed, go into its streets and say,
11 Even the dust of your town, which is on our feet, we put off as a witness against you; but be certain of this, that the kingdom of God is near. 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 to you, It will be better in that day for Sodom than for that town. 12 I tell you, it will be more bearable on that day for Sodom than for that town.
13 A curse is on you, Chorazin! A curse is on you, Beth-saida! For if such works of power had been done in Tyre and Sidon as have been done in you, they would have been turned from their sins, in days gone by, seated in the dust. 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 will be better for Tyre and Sidon, in the day of judging, than for you. 14 But it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.
15 And you, Capernaum, were you not lifted up to heaven? you will go down to hell. 15 And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths.
16 Whoever gives ear to you, gives ear to me; and whoever is against you, is against me; and whoever is against me, is against him who 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 came back with joy, saying, Lord, even the evil spirits are under our power in your name. 17 The seventy-two returned with joy and said, "Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name."
18 And he said, I was watching for Satan, falling from heaven like a star. 18 He replied, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.
19 See, I have given you power to put your feet on snakes and evil beasts, and over all the strength of him who is against you: and nothing will do you damage. 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 Do not be glad, however, because you have power over spirits, but because your names are recorded 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 was full of joy in the Holy Spirit and said, I give praise to you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have kept these things secret from the wise and the men of learning, and have made them clear to little children: for so, O Father, it was pleasing in your eyes. 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 given to me by my Father: and no one has knowledge of the Son, but only the Father: and of the Father, but only the Son, and he to whom the Son will make it clear. 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, Happy are the eyes which see the things you see: 23 Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.
24 For I say to you that numbers of prophets and kings have had a desire to see the things which you see, and have not seen them, and to have knowledge of the things which have come to your ears, and they had it 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 a certain teacher of the law got up and put him to the test, saying, Master, what have I to do so that I may have 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 to him, What does the law say, in your reading of it? 26 "What is written in the Law?" he replied. "How do you read it?"
27 And he, answering, said, Have love for the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and for your neighbour as for yourself. 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, You have given the right answer: do this and you will have life. 28 "You have answered correctly," Jesus replied. "Do this and you will live."
29 But he, desiring to put himself in the right, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbour? 29 But he wanted to justify himself, so he asked Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"
30 And Jesus, answering him, said, A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he got into the hands of thieves, who took his clothing and gave him cruel blows, and when they went away, he was 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 went 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 the same way, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, went 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 man of Samaria, journeying that way, came where he was, and when he saw him, he was moved with pity for 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 came to him and put clean linen round his wounds, with oil and wine; and he put him on his beast and took him to a house 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 the day after he took two pennies and gave them to the owner of the house and said, Take care of him; and if this money is not enough, when I come again I will give you whatever more is needed. 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 men, in your opinion, was neighbour to the man who came into the hands of thieves? 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, The one who had mercy on him. And Jesus said, Go and do the same. 37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."
38 Now, while they were on their way, he came to a certain town; and a woman named Martha took 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, by name Mary, who took her seat at the Lord's feet and gave attention to his words. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said.
40 But Martha had her hands full of the work of the house, and she came to him and said, Lord, is it nothing to you that my sister has let me do all the work? Say to her that she is to give me some help. 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, answering, said to her, Martha, Martha, you are full of care and troubled about such a number of things: 41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
42 Little is needed, or even one thing only: for Mary has taken that good part, which will 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."