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Luke 10:1-24 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, 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, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out 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 way; behold, I send you out as lambs in the midst of wolves. 3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.
4 Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals; and salute no one on the road. 4 Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
5 Whatever house you 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 is there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return to you. 6 If a man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; if not, it will return to you.
7 And remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the laborer deserves his wages; 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 Whenever you enter a town and they receive you, eat what is set before you; 8 "When you enter a town and are welcomed, eat what is set before you.
9 heal the sick in it and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.' 9 Heal the sick who are there and tell them, 'The kingdom of God is near you.'
10 But whenever you enter a town and they do not receive you, go into its streets 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 that clings to our feet, we wipe off against you; nevertheless know this, that the kingdom of God has come 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 tell you, it shall be more tolerable on 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 "Woe to you, Chora'zin! woe to you, Beth-sa'ida! for if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, 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 in the judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you. 14 But it will be more bearable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment than for you.
15 And you, Caper'na-um, will you be exalted to heaven? You shall be brought down to Hades. 15 And you, Capernaum, will you be lifted up to the skies? No, you will go down to the depths.
16 "He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects 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 The seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us 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 to them, "I saw Satan fall like 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 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 do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to 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, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to babes; yea, Father, for such was thy gracious will. 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 to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and any one to whom the Son chooses 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 Then turning to the disciples he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see what you see! 23 Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see.
24 For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it." 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."