Luke 10:42

But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Luke 10:42

But one thing is needefull, and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not bee taken away from her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

but {only} one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

but one thing is needful: for Mary hath chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Little is needed, or even one thing only: for Mary has taken that good part, which will not be taken away from her.
- Basic English Bible

but there is need of one, and Mary has chosen the good part, the which shall not be taken from her.
- Darby Bible

But one thing is needful; and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
- Webster's Bible

and yet only one thing is really necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion and she shall not be deprived of it."
- Weymouth Bible

but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
- World English Bible

but o thing is necessarie.
- Wycliffe Bible

but of one thing there is need, and Mary the good part did choose, that shall not be taken away from her.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Luke 10:42

Wesley's Notes for Luke 10:42


10:42 Mary hath chosen the good part - To save her soul. Reader, hast thou?


People's Bible Notes for Luke 10:42


Lu 10:42 One thing is needful. Jesus cared nothing for bodily indulgence. The important thing was the bread of life. That, Mary had chosen. Heed the lesson that he who receives most of his word and spirit, is most pleasing in his sight.

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