New International Version
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
King James Bible
And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus answering said to her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things;
World English Bible
Jesus answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things,
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus answering said to her, 'Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and disquieted about many things,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou art careful and troubled - Thou art distracted, μεριμνας, thy mind is divided, (see on Matthew 13:22 (note)), in consequence of which, τυρβαζῃ, thou art disturbed, thy spirit is thrown into a tumult.
About many things - Getting a variety of things ready for this entertainment, much more than are necessary on such an occasion.
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"Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?
Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, "Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!"
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