Parallel Bible results for Luke 10:38-42

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Luke 10:38-42

NIRV 38 Jesus and his disciples went on their way. Jesus came to a village where a woman named Martha lived. She welcomed him into her home. NIV 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. NIRV 39 She had a sister named Mary. Mary sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. NIV 39 She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said. NIRV 40 But Martha was busy with all the things that had to be done. She came to Jesus and said, "Lord, my sister has left me to do the work by myself. Don't you care? Tell her to help me!" NIV 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!" NIRV 41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered. "You are worried and upset about many things. NIV 41 "Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things, NIRV 42 But only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better. And it will not be taken away from her." NIV 42 but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."