Luke 10:42

42 but one thing is necessary.[a] Mary has chosen 1the good portion, which will not be taken away from her."

Luke 10:42 In-Context

40 But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me."
41 But the Lord answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,
42 but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her."

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  • [a]. Some manuscripts few things are necessary, or only one
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