New Living Translation
As Jesus and the disciples continued on their way to Jerusalem, they came to a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home.
King James Bible
Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as they went that he entered into a certain village; and a certain woman, Martha by name, received him into her house.
World English Bible
It happened as they went on their way, he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, in their going on, that he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman, by name Martha, did receive him into her house,
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'But when the Pharisees had heard that He had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together. 35. Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked Him a question, tempting Him, and saying, 36. Master, which is the great commandment in the law? 37. Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38. This is the first and great commandment. 39. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40. …
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The man replied, "The one who showed him mercy." Then Jesus said, "Yes, now go and do the same."
But Martha was distracted by the big dinner she was preparing. She came to Jesus and said, "Lord, doesn't it seem unfair to you that my sister just sits here while I do all the work? Tell her to come and help me."
But the Lord said to her, "My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details!
A man named Lazarus was sick. He lived in Bethany with his sisters, Mary and Martha.
So although Jesus loved Martha, Mary, and Lazarus,
When Martha got word that Jesus was coming, she went to meet him. But Mary stayed in the house.
A dinner was prepared in Jesus' honor. Martha served, and Lazarus was among those who ate with him.
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