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Luke 17 :: New English Translation (NET)

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(Mat 18:6, 7; Mar 9:42 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:1 - Jesus said to his disciples, "Stumbling blocks are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:2 - It would be better for him to have a millstone tied around his neck and be thrown into the sea than for him to cause one of these little ones to sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:3 - Watch yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him. If he repents, forgive him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:4 - Even if he sins against you seven times in a day, and seven times returns to you saying, 'I repent,' you must forgive him."
(Mat 17:19–21; Mar 9:28, 29 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:5 - The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:6 - So the Lord replied, "If you had faith the size of a mustard seed, you could say to this black mulberry tree, 'Be pulled out by the roots and planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:7 - "Would any one of you say to your slave who comes in from the field after plowing or shepherding sheep, 'Come at once and sit down for a meal'?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:8 - Won't the master instead say to him, 'Get my dinner ready, and make yourself ready to serve me while I eat and drink. Then you may eat and drink'?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:9 - He won't thank the slave because he did what he was told, will he?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:10 - So you too, when you have done everything you were commanded to do, should say, 'We are slaves undeserving of special praise; we have only done what was our duty.'"

Ten Lepers Cleansed

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:11 - Now on the way to Jerusalem, Jesus was passing along between Samaria and Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:12 - As he was entering a village, ten men with leprosy met him. They stood at a distance,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:13 - raised their voices and said, "Jesus, Master, have mercy on us."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:14 - When he saw them he said, "Go and show yourselves to the priests." And as they went along, they were cleansed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:15 - Then one of them, when he saw he was healed, turned back, praising God with a loud voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:16 - He fell with his face to the ground at Jesus' feet and thanked him. (Now he was a Samaritan.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:17 - Then Jesus said, "Were not ten cleansed? Where are the other nine?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:18 - Was no one found to turn back and give praise to God except this foreigner?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:19 - Then he said to the man, "Get up and go your way. Your faith has made you well."
(Gen 6:5—8:22; 19:12–14 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:20 - Now at one point the Pharisees asked Jesus when the kingdom of God was coming, so he answered, "The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:21 - nor will they say, 'Look, here it is!' or 'There!' For indeed, the kingdom of God is in your midst."

Second Coming Foretold

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:22 - Then he said to the disciples, "The days are coming when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you will not see it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:23 - Then people will say to you, 'Look, there he is!' or 'Look, here he is!' Do not go out or chase after them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:24 - For just like the lightning flashes and lights up the sky from one side to the other, so will the Son of Man be in his day.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:25 - But first he must suffer many things and be rejected by this generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:26 - Just as it was in the days of Noah, so too it will be in the days of the Son of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:27 - People were eating, they were drinking, they were marrying, they were being given in marriage - right up to the day Noah entered the ark. Then the flood came and destroyed them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:28 - Likewise, just as it was in the days of Lot, people were eating, drinking, buying, selling, planting, building;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:29 - but on the day Lot went out from Sodom, fire and sulfur rained down from heaven and destroyed them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:30 - It will be the same on the day the Son of Man is revealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:31 - On that day, anyone who is on the roof, with his goods in the house, must not come down to take them away, and likewise the person in the field must not turn back.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:32 - Remember Lot's wife!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:33 - Whoever tries to keep his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will preserve it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:34 - I tell you, in that night there will be two people in one bed; one will be taken and the other left.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:35 - There will be two women grinding grain together; one will be taken and the other left."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:37 - Then the disciples said to him, "Where, Lord?" He replied to them, "Where the dead body is, there the vultures will gather."
NET Footnotes
Several mss add (with several variations among these witnesses) 17:36 "There will be two in the field; one will be taken and the other left."

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