Jesus Rejoices in the Father's Will

21 (A)In that same hour (B)he rejoiced (C)in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, (D)Lord of heaven and earth, that (E)you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and (F)revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for (G)such was your gracious will.[a] 22 (H)All things have been handed over to me by my Father, and no one knows who the Son is (I)except the Father, or who the Father is (J)except the Son and anyone (K)to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.”

23 Then turning to the disciples he said privately, (L)“Blessed are the eyes that see what you see! 24 For I tell you (M)that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it.”

The Parable of the Good Samaritan

25 (N)And behold, a (O)lawyer stood up to (P)put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to (Q)inherit eternal life?” 26 He said to him, “What is written in the Law? How do you read it?” 27 And he answered, (R)“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and (S)your neighbor as yourself.” 28 And he said to him, “You have answered correctly; (T)do this, and you will live.”

29 But he, (U)desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” 30 Jesus replied, “A man (V)was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him and departed, leaving him half dead. 31 Now by chance a (W)priest was going down that road, and when he saw him he passed by on the other side. 32 So likewise (X)a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. 33 But a (Y)Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion. 34 He went to him and (Z)bound up his wounds, pouring on (AA)oil and wine. Then he set him on his own animal and brought him to an inn and took care of him. 35 And the next day he took out two (AB)denarii[b] and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, ‘Take care of him, and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.’ 36 Which of these three, do you think, proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?” 37 He said, “The one who showed him mercy.” And Jesus said to him, “You go, and do likewise.”

Martha and Mary

38 Now as they went on their way, Jesus[c] entered a village. And a woman named (AC)Martha (AD)welcomed him into her house. 39 And she had a sister called (AE)Mary, who (AF)sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching. 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 (AG)anxious and troubled about many things, 42 but one thing is necessary.[d] Mary has chosen (AH)the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 10:21 Or for so it pleased you well
  2. Luke 10:35 A denarius was a day's wage for a laborer
  3. Luke 10:38 Greek he
  4. Luke 10:42 Some manuscripts few things are necessary, or only one

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