Luke 10:42

Luke 10 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
New King James Version

“But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.”
New American Standard Bible

but only a few things are necessary, really only one: for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”
New International Version

but only one thing is needed. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.”
The Amplified Bible

There is need of only one or but a few things. Mary has chosen the good portion [that which is to her advantage], which shall not be taken away from her.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

but of few things there is need, or of one, for Mary chose out for herself the good portion, which is of such a nature that it shall not hastily be snatched away from her.
Phillips’ Modern English

Only one thing is really needed. Mary has chosen the best part and it must not be taken away from her!”
Williams’ Language of the People

But there is actual need of few things, really of only one thing. For Mary has chosen the good portion which must not be taken away from her.”
 
Lk. 10:41 π Lk. 11:1
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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. The Sanctuary Is For God; From Tent To Temple - George Warnock How it would help us in all our Christian service and ministry, if we could recognize this one important principle: the sanctuary is for God’s abiding place in the midst of men.

  3. 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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