39 And she had a sister called Mary, (A)who also (B)sat at [a]Jesus’ feet and heard His word. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me.”

41 And [b]Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. 42 But (C)one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.”

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  1. Luke 10:39 NU the Lord’s
  2. Luke 10:41 NU the Lord

39 And she had a sister called (A)Mary, who was also (B)seated at the Lord’s feet, and was listening to His word. 40 But (C)Martha was distracted with [a]all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do the serving [b]by myself? Then tell her to help me.” 41 But the Lord answered and said to her, (D)Martha, Martha, you are (E)worried and distracted by many things; 42 (F)but only one thing is necessary; for (G)Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”

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  1. Luke 10:40 Lit much service
  2. Luke 10:40 Lit alone

39 She had a sister named Mary, who seated herself at the Lord’s feet and was continually listening to His teaching. 40 But Martha was very busy and distracted with all of her serving responsibilities; and she approached Him and said, “Lord, is it of no concern to You that my sister has left me to do the serving alone? Tell her to help me and do her part.” 41 But the Lord replied to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered and anxious about so many things; 42 but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part [that which is to her advantage], which will not be taken away from her.”

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39 She had a sister called Mary,(A) who sat at the Lord’s feet(B) listening to what he said. 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(C) that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!”

41 “Martha, Martha,” the Lord answered, “you are worried(D) and upset about many things, 42 but few things are needed—or indeed only one.[a](E) Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”

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  1. Luke 10:42 Some manuscripts but only one thing is needed

39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.

40 But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.

41 And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:

42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

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63 (A)It is the Spirit who gives life; the (B)flesh profits nothing. The (C)words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life.

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63 (A)It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh provides no benefit; (B)the words that I have spoken to you are spirit, and are life.

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63 It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh conveys no benefit [it is of no account]. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and life [providing eternal life].

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63 The Spirit gives life;(A) the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you—they are full of the Spirit[a] and life.

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  1. John 6:63 Or are Spirit; or are spirit

63 It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life.

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