Luke 17 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Jesus said to his disciples, "Things that make people fall into sin are bound to happen, but how terrible for the one who makes them happen! 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 him if a large millstone were tied around his neck and he were thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin. 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 So watch what you do! "If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him. 3 So watch yourselves. "If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
4 If he sins against you seven times in one day, and each time he comes to you saying, "I repent,' you must 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 The apostles said to the Lord, "Make our faith greater." 5 The apostles said to the LORD, "Increase our faith!"
6 The Lord answered, "If you had faith as big as a mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, "Pull yourself up by the roots and plant yourself 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 "Suppose one of you has a servant who is plowing or looking after the sheep. When he comes in from the field, do you tell him to hurry along and eat his meal? 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 Of course not! Instead, you say to him, "Get my supper ready, then put on your apron and wait on me while I eat and drink; after that you may have your meal.' 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 The servant does not deserve thanks for obeying orders, does he? 9 Would he thank the servant because he did what he was told to do?
10 It is the same with you; when you have done all you have been told to do, say, "We are ordinary servants; we have only done our duty.' " 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 As Jesus made his way to Jerusalem, he went along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 11 Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.
12 He was going into a village when he was met by ten men suffering from a dreaded skin disease. They stood at a distance 12 As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance
13 and shouted, "Jesus! Master! Have pity on us!" 13 and called out in a loud voice, "Jesus, Master, have pity on us!"
14 Jesus saw them and said to them, "Go and let the priests examine you." On the way 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 When one of them saw that he was healed, he came back, praising God in a loud voice. 15 One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.
16 He threw himself to the ground at Jesus' feet and thanked him. The man was a Samaritan. 16 He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him--and he was a Samaritan.
17 Jesus spoke up, "There were ten who were healed; where are the other nine? 17 Jesus asked, "Were not all ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?
18 Why is this foreigner the only one who came back to give thanks to God?" 18 Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?"
19 And Jesus said to him, "Get up and go; your faith has made you well." 19 Then he said to him, "Rise and go; your faith has made you well."
20 Some Pharisees asked Jesus when the Kingdom of God would come. His answer was, "The Kingdom of God does not come in such a way as to be seen. 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 No one will say, "Look, here it is!' or, "There it is!'; because 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 Then he said to the disciples, "The time will come when you will wish you could see one of the days of the Son of Man, but 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 There will be those who will say to you, "Look, over there!' or, "Look, over here!' But don't go out looking for it. 23 Men will tell you, 'There he is!' or 'Here he is!' Do not go running off after them.
24 As the lightning flashes across the sky and lights it up 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 suffer much and be rejected by the people of this day. 25 But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.
26 As it was in the time of Noah so shall it 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 Everybody kept on eating and drinking, and men and women married, up to the very day Noah went into the boat and the flood came and killed 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 It will be as it was in the time of Lot. Everybody kept on 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 On the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and killed them all. 29 But the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all.
30 That is how it will be on the day 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 someone who is on the roof of a house must not go down into the house to get any belongings; in the same way anyone who is out in the field must not go back to the house. 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 save their own life will lose it; those who lose their life will save it. 33 Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.
34 On that night, I tell you, there will be two people sleeping in the same bed: one will be taken away, the other will be left behind. 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 will be grinding meal together: one will be taken away, the other will be left behind." 35 Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left. "
37 The disciples asked him, "Where, Lord?" Jesus answered, "Wherever there is a dead body, the vultures will gather." 37 "Where, LORD?" they asked. He replied, "Where there is a dead body, there the vultures will gather."