New American Standard Bible
She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.
King James Bible
And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
Darby Bible Translation
And she had a sister called Mary, who also, having sat down at the feet of Jesus was listening to his word.
World English Bible
She had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
Young's Literal Translation
and she had also a sister, called Mary, who also, having seated herself beside the feet of Jesus, was hearing the word,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Sat at Jesus' feet - This was the ancient posture of disciples or learners. They sat at the "feet" of their teachers - that is, beneath them, in a humble place. Hence, Paul is represented as having been brought up at the "feet" of Gamaliel, Acts 22:3. When it is said that Mary sat at Jesus' feet, it means that she was "a disciple" of his; that she listened attentively to his instructions, and was anxious to learn his doctrine.
LibraryJune 14 Evening
Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things.--LUKE 10:41. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap. Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not. Seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind. Your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content . . . They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
The Good Samaritan
The one Thing Needful
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"Indeed, He loves the people; All Your holy ones are in Your hand, And they followed in Your steps; Everyone receives of Your words.
2 Kings 4:38
When Elisha returned to Gilgal, there was a famine in the land. As the sons of the prophets were sitting before him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and boil stew for the sons of the prophets."
The people went out to see what had happened; and they came to Jesus, and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting down at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right mind; and they became frightened.
but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."
Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother.
Mary then took a pound of very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair; and the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
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