Luke 9:46-56 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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46 An argument arose among them as to which one of them was the greatest. 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest.
47 But Jesus, aware of their inner thoughts, took a little child and put it by his side, 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him.
48 and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me; for the least among all of you is the greatest." 48 Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this little child in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. For he who is least among you all--he is the greatest."
49 John answered, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he does not follow with us." 49 "Master," said John, "we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we tried to stop him, because he is not one of us."
50 But Jesus said to him, "Do not stop him; for whoever is not against you is for you." 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you."
51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem.
52 And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him; 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him;
53 but they did not receive him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem. 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem.
54 When his disciples James and John saw it, they said, "Lord, do you want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them?" 54 When the disciples James and John saw this, they asked, "Lord, do you want us to call fire down from heaven to destroy them ?"
55 But he turned and rebuked them. 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them,
56 Then they went on to another village. 56 and they went to another village.