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Luke 10 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Seventy-two Sent Out

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:1 -

Now after this the Lord appointed [fn]seventy-two others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:2 - And He was saying to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore plead with the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:3 - “Go; behold, I am sending you out like lambs in the midst of wolves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:4 - “Carry no money belt, no [fn]bag, no sandals, and greet no one along the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:5 - “And whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:6 - “And if a [fn]man of peace is there, your peace will rest upon him; but if not, it will return to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:7 - “Stay in [fn]that house, eating and drinking [fn]what they provide; for the laborer is deserving of his wages. Do not move from house to house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:8 - “Whatever city you enter and they receive you, eat what is served to you;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:9 - and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, ‘The kingdom of God has come near to you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:10 - “But whatever city you enter and they do not receive you, go out into its streets and say,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - ‘Even the dust of your city which clings to our feet we wipe off in protest against you; yet [fn]be sure of this, that the kingdom of God has come near.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:12 - “I say to you, it will be more tolerable on that day for Sodom than for that city.
(Mat 11:20–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:13 -

“Woe to you, Chorazin! Woe to you, Bethsaida! For if the [fn]miracles that occurred in you had occurred in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in [fn]sackcloth and ashes.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:14 - “But it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:15 - “And you, Capernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will be brought down to Hades!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:16 -

“The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; but the one who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me.”

The Joyful Results

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:17 -

Now the [fn]seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us [fn]in Your name!”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:18 - And He said to them, “I watched Satan fall from heaven like lightning.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:19 - “Behold, I have given you authority to walk on snakes and scorpions, and authority over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will injure you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:20 - “Nevertheless, do not [fn]rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven.”
(Mat 11:25–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:21 -

At that very [fn]time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I [fn]praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for doing so was well pleasing in Your sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:22 - “All things have been handed over to Me by My Father, and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, and who the Father is except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son determines to reveal Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:23 -

Turning to the disciples, He said privately, “Blessed are the eyes that see the things you see;

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:24 - for I tell you that many prophets and kings wanted to see the things that you see, and did not see them, and to hear the things that you hear, and did not hear them.
(Mat 22:34–40; Mar 12:28–34 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:25 -

And behold, a [fn]lawyer stood up and put Him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:26 - And He said to him, “What is written in the Law? [fn]How does it read to you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:28 - And He said to him, “You have answered correctly; do this and you will live.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:29 - But wanting to justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”

The Good Samaritan

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - Jesus replied and said, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he encountered robbers, and they stripped him and [fn]beat him, and went away leaving him half dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - “And by coincidence a priest was going down on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:32 - “Likewise a Levite also, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:33 - “But a Samaritan who was on a journey came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:34 - and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouring oil and wine on them; and he put him on his own animal, and brought him to an inn and took care of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:35 - “On the next day he took out two [fn]denarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, ‘Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I return, I will repay you.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:36 - “Which of these three do you think [fn]proved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers’ hands?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:37 - And he said, “The one who showed compassion to him.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do [fn]the same.”

Martha and Mary

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:38 -

Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:39 - And she had a sister called Mary, who was also seated at the Lord’s feet, and was listening to His word.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - But Martha was distracted with [fn]all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do the serving [fn]by myself? Then tell her to help me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - But the Lord answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - but only one thing is necessary; for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”
NASB20 Footnotes
One early ms seventy
Or knapsack
Lit son of
Lit the house itself
Lit the things from them
Lit know
Or works of power
I.e., symbols of mourning
One early ms seventy
Or by
Or go on rejoicing
Lit hour
Or acknowledge to You
I.e., an expert in the Mosaic Law
Lit How do you read?
Lit from all
Lit laid blows upon
The denarius was a day’s wages for a laborer
Lit has proved
Or likewise
Lit much service
Lit alone

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