Luke 10:37-42 NIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise." 37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."
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. 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 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said.
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!" 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 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, 41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
42 but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it 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."