Parallel Bible results for Luke 9:46-56

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Luke 9:46-56

NRS 46 An argument arose among them as to which one of them was the greatest. NIV 46 An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest. NRS 47 But Jesus, aware of their inner thoughts, took a little child and put it by his side, NIV 47 Jesus, knowing their thoughts, took a little child and had him stand beside him. NRS 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." NIV 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." NRS 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." NIV 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." NRS 50 But Jesus said to him, "Do not stop him; for whoever is not against you is for you." NIV 50 "Do not stop him," Jesus said, "for whoever is not against you is for you." NRS 51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. NIV 51 As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set out for Jerusalem. NRS 52 And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him; NIV 52 And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready for him; NRS 53 but they did not receive him, because his face was set toward Jerusalem. NIV 53 but the people there did not welcome him, because he was heading for Jerusalem. NRS 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?" NIV 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 ?" NRS 55 But he turned and rebuked them. NIV 55 But Jesus turned and rebuked them, NRS 56 Then they went on to another village. NIV 56 and they went to another village.