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Luke 17 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Warnings from Jesus
(Mat 18:6, 7; Mar 9:42 )
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He said to his disciples, “Offenses will certainly come,[fn] but woe to the one through whom they come!

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“It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to stumble.

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“Be on your guard. If your brother sins,[fn] rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.

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“And if he sins against you seven times in a day, and comes back to you seven times, saying, ‘I repent,’ you must forgive him.”

Faith and Duty
(Mat 17:19–21; Mar 9:28, 29 )
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The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.”

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“If you have faith the size of[fn] a mustard seed,” the Lord said, “you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you.

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“Which one of you having a servant tending sheep or plowing will say to him when he comes in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’?

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“Instead, will he not tell him, ‘Prepare something for me to eat, get ready, and serve me while I eat and drink; later you can eat and drink’?

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“Does he thank that servant because he did what was commanded?[fn]

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“In the same way, when you have done all that you were commanded, you should say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we’ve only done our duty.’ ”

Ten Men Healed
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While traveling to Jerusalem, he passed between[fn] Samaria and Galilee.

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As he entered a village, ten men with leprosy[fn] met him. They stood at a distance

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and raised their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us! ”

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When he saw them, he told them, “Go and show yourselves to the priests.” And while they were going, they were cleansed.

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But one of them, seeing that he was healed, returned and, with a loud voice, gave glory to God.

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He fell facedown at his feet, thanking him. And he was a Samaritan.

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Then Jesus said, “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine?

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“Didn’t any return to give glory to God except this foreigner? ”

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And he told him, “Get up and go on your way. Your faith has saved you.”[fn]

The Coming of the Kingdom
(Gen 6:5—8:22; 19:12–14 )
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When he was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, he answered them, “The kingdom of God is not coming with something observable;

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“no one will say,[fn] ‘See here! ’ or ‘There! ’ For you see, the kingdom of God is in your midst.”[fn]

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Then he told the disciples, “The days are coming when you will long to see one of the days of the Son of Man, but you won’t see it.

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“They will say to you, ‘See there! ’ or ‘See here! ’ Don’t follow or run after them.

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“For as the lightning flashes from horizon to horizon and lights up the sky, so the Son of Man will be in his day.

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“But first it is necessary that he suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.

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“Just as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be in the days of the Son of Man:

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“People went on eating, drinking, marrying and being given in marriage until the day Noah boarded the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all.

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“It will be the same as it was in the days of Lot: People went on eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building.

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“But on the day Lot left Sodom, fire and sulfur rained from heaven and destroyed them all.

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“It will be like that on the day the Son of Man is revealed.

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“On that day, a man on the housetop, whose belongings are in the house, must not come down to get them. Likewise the man who is in the field must not turn back.

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“Remember Lot’s wife!

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“Whoever tries to make his life secure[fn][fn] will lose it, and whoever loses his life will preserve it.

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“I tell you, on that night two will be in one bed; one will be taken and the other will be left.

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“Two women will be grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left.”[fn]

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“Where, Lord? ” they asked him.

He said to them, “Where the corpse is, there also the vultures will be gathered.”

CSB Footnotes
Lit “It is impossible for offenses not to come
Other mss add against you
Lit faith like
Other mss add I don’t think so
Or through the middle of
Gk lepros ; a term for various skin diseases; see Lv 13–14
Or faith has made you well
Lit they will not say
Or within you
Other mss read to save his life
Or tries to retain his life
Some mss include v. 36: “Two will be in a field: One will be taken, and the other will be left.”
BLB Footnotes
Some Greek manuscripts exclude this verse. The CSB related footnote for 17:35 states:
Some mss include v. 36: “Two will be in a field: One will be taken, and the other will be left. ”  

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