Luke 10:40

Luke 10 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

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.
New King James Version

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.”
New American Standard Bible

But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him, and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me.”
New International Version

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!”
The Amplified Bible

But Martha [overly occupied and too busy] was distracted with much serving; and she came up to Him and said, Lord, is it nothing to You that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me [to lend a hand and do her part along with me]!
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But Martha was going around in circles, over-occupied with preparing the meal. And bursting in upon Jesus she assumed a stance over Him and said, Lord, is it not a concern to You that my sister has let me down to be preparing the meal alone? Speak therefore to her at once that she take hold and do her part with me.
Phillips’ Modern English

But Martha was very worried about her elaborate preparations and she burst in, saying, “Lord, don’t You mind that my sister has left me to do everything by myself? Tell her to come and help me!”
Williams’ Language of the People

But Martha was getting worried about having to wait on them so much, so she came up suddenly and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the housework alone? Then tell her to take hold and help me.”
 
Lk. 10:39 π Lk. 10:41
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See Also:


Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. No Substitutions - Neil Girrard The subtle substitutions Satan attempts to deceive us with can rob us of our heritage as sons of God.

  2. Sitting at the Master’s Feet - Neil Girrard Mary’s choice to sit at Jesus’ feet gives us a picture of how what is most important in the genuine Christian life.
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