Luke 10:39

“And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 10:39

And shee had a sister called Mary, which also sate at Iesus feet, and heard his word:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at the Lord's feet, and heard his word.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she had a sister, by name Mary, who took her seat at the Lord's feet and gave attention to his words.
- Basic English Bible

And she had a sister called Mary, who also, having sat down at the feet of Jesus was listening to his word.
- Darby Bible

And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
- Webster's Bible

She had a sister called Mary, who seated herself at the Lord's feet and listened to His teaching.
- Weymouth Bible

She had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
- World English Bible

And to this was a sistir, Marie bi name, which also sat bisidis the feet of the Lord, and herde his word.
- Wycliffe Bible

and she had also a sister, called Mary, who also, having seated herself beside the feet of Jesus, was hearing the word,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 10:39

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:39


10:37 And he said, He that showed mercy on him - He could not for shame say otherwise, though he thereby condemned himself and overthrew his own false notion of the neighbour to whom our love is due. Go and do thou in like manner - Let us go and do likewise, regarding every man as our neighbour who needs our assistance. Let us renounce that bigotry and party zeal which would contract our hearts into an insensibility for all the human race, but a small number whose sentiments and practices are so much our own, that our love to them is but self love reflected. With an honest openness of mind let us always remember that kindred between man and man, and cultivate that happy instinct whereby, in the original constitution of our nature, God has strongly bound us to each other.

10:40 Martha was encumbered - The Greek word properly signifies to be drawn different ways at the same time, and admirably expresses the situation of a mind, surrounded (as Martha's then was) with so many objects of care, that it hardly knows which to attend to first.

10:41 Martha, Martha - There is a peculiar spirit and tenderness in the repetition of the word: thou art careful, inwardly, and hurried, outwardly.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:39


Lu 10:39 Sat at the Jesus' feet, and heard his word. Martha seems to have been mistress of the house. Her thought was to entertain the Lord; Mary's to hear his word; both commendable; the latter, best.

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