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Luke 17 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And he said unto his disciples, It is impossible but that occasions of stumbling should 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 well for him if a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, rather than that he should 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 Take heed to yourselves: if thy brother sin, 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 sin against thee seven times in the day, and seven times 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 would say unto this sycamine tree, Be thou rooted up, and be thou 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 But who is there of you, having a servant plowing or keeping sheep, that will say unto him, when he is come in from the field, Come straightway 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 the servant because he did the things that were commanded? 9 Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do?
10 Even so ye also, when ye shall have done all the things that are commanded you, say, We are unprofitable servants; we have done that which it 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 they were on their way to Jerusalem, that he was passing along the borders 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, who 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, saying, 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 and show yourselves unto the priests. And it came to pass, 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, with a loud voice glorifying God; 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.
16 and he fell upon 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 not the ten cleansed? but where are the nine? 17 Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?
18 Were there none 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, and 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 being asked by the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God cometh, 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, There! for lo, 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, Lo, there! Lo, here! go not away, nor follow after [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, when it lighteneth out of the one part under the heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall 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 came to pass in the days of Noah, even 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 ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah 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 even as it came to pass in the days of Lot; they ate, 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 in the day that Lot went out from 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 after the same manner shall it be in 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 In that day, he that shall be on the housetop, and his goods in the house, let him not go down to take them away: and let him that is in the field 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 gain his life shall lose it: but 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 say unto you, In that night there shall be two men on 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 There shall be two women grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. 35 Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left. "
36 [There shall be two men in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left.] 36 "Where, LORD?" they asked. He replied, "Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather."
37 And they answering say unto him, Where, Lord? And he said unto them, Where the body [is], thither will the eagles also be gathered together. 37