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Luke 10 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:1 - After this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:2 - And he said to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:3 - Go your way; behold, I send you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:4 - Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals; and salute no one on the road.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:5 - Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house!'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:6 - And if a son of peace is there, your peace shall rest upon him; but if not, it shall return to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:7 - And remain in the same house, eating and drinking what they provide, for the laborer deserves his wages; do not go from house to house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:8 - Whenever you enter a town and they receive you, eat what is set before you;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:9 - heal the sick in it and say to them, 'The kingdom of God has come near to you.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:10 - But whenever you enter a town and they do not receive you, go into its streets and say,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:11 - 'Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet, we wipe off against you; nevertheless know this, that the kingdom of God has come near.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:12 - I tell you, it shall be more tolerable on that day for Sodom than for that town.
(Mat 11:20–24 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:13 - "Woe to you, Chora'zin! woe to you, Beth-sa'ida! for if the mighty works done in you had been done in Tyre and Sidon, they would have repented long ago, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:14 - But it shall be more tolerable in the judgment for Tyre and Sidon than for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:15 - And you, Caper'na-um, will you be exalted to heaven? You shall be brought down to Hades.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:16 - "He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and he who rejects me rejects him who sent me."

The Happy Results

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:17 - The seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:18 - And he said to them, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:19 - Behold, I have given you authority to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy; and nothing shall hurt you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:20 - Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you; but rejoice that your names are written in heaven."
(Mat 11:25–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:21 - In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I thank thee, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to babes; yea, Father, for such was thy gracious will.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:22 - All things have been delivered to me by my Father; and no one knows who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son and any one to whom the Son chooses to reveal him."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:23 - Then turning to the disciples he said privately, "Blessed are the eyes which see what you see!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:24 - For I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see what you see, and did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and did not hear it."
(Mat 22:34–40; Mar 12:28–34 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:25 - And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:26 - He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:27 - And he answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:28 - And he said to him, "You have answered right; do this, and you will live."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:29 - But he, desiring to justify himself, said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

The Good Samaritan

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:30 - Jesus replied, "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:31 - Now by chance a priest was going down that road; and when he saw him he passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:32 - So likewise a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:33 - But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was; and when he saw him, he had compassion,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:34 - and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine; then he set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:35 - And the next day he took out two denarii and gave them to the innkeeper, saying, 'Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, I will repay you when I come back.'
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:36 - Which of these three, do you think, proved neighbor to the man who fell among the robbers?"
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:37 - He said, "The one who showed mercy on him." And Jesus said to him, "Go and do likewise."

Martha and Mary

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:38 - Now as they went on their way, he entered a village; and a woman named Martha received him into her house.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:39 - And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet and listened to his teaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:40 - But Martha was distracted with much serving; and she went to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me."
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:41 - But the Lord answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - one thing is needful. Mary has chosen the good portion, which shall not be taken away from her."

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

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