New Living Translation
There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her."
King James Bible
But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Darby Bible Translation
but there is need of one, and Mary has chosen the good part, the which shall not be taken from her.
World English Bible
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
Young's Literal Translation
but of one thing there is need, and Mary the good part did choose, that shall not be taken away from her.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
10:42 Mary hath chosen the good part - To save her soul. Reader, hast thou?
LibraryThe Tables Turned: the Questioners Questioned
'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. …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Christ's Messengers: their Equipment and Work
Neighbours Far Off
The one thing I ask of the LORD--the thing I seek most--is to live in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, delighting in the LORD's perfections and meditating in his Temple.
Give me a helping hand, for I have chosen to follow your commandments.
Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord's feet, listening to what he taught.
Once Jesus was in a certain place praying. As he finished, one of his disciples came to him and said, "Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples."
But don't be so concerned about perishable things like food. Spend your energy seeking the eternal life that the Son of Man can give you. For God the Father has given me the seal of his approval."
A man named Lazarus was sick. He lived in Bethany with his sisters, Mary and Martha.
and many of the people had come to console Martha and Mary in their loss.
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