THE GOSPEL ACCORDING to
Luke 10 ©
1 Christ sends forth seventy disciples more for to preach, and informs them how they shall order themselves for the journey, and carry themselves towards their hearers. 13 Threatens the cities, Chorazin, Bethsaida and Capernaum with heavy punishments by reason of their impenitence. 17 The seventy return and joyfully relate what they had performed; whom Christ teaches wherein they ought to rejoice most. 21 Gives thanks to His Father, and teaches from Whom comes saving knowledge. 25 Answers a lawyer’s question what he must do to inherit eternal life. 29 And who is his neighbor, by a similitude of one fallen among murderers, and assisted by a Samaritan. 38 Is entertained by two sisters, Martha and Mary, and commends the godliness of Mary above the carefulness of Martha.
AFTER these things the Lord appointed 1other seventy also, and sent them two and two 2before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.
Therefore said he unto them, Thea harvest truly is 3great, but the labourers are few: prayb ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would 4send forth 5labourers into his harvest.
Goc your ways: behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves.
Carryd neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes: ande6salute no man by the way.
Andf into whatsoever house ye enter, first say, 7Peace be to this house.
And if the 8son of peace be there, your peace shall rest upon it: if not, it shall turn to you again.
Andg in the same house remain, eating and drinking such things as they give: forh the labourer is worthy of his hire. 9Go not from house to house.
And into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you, 10eat such things as are set before you:
And heal the sick that are therein, and say unto them, The kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
Buti into whatsoever city ye enter, and they receive you not, go your ways out into the streets of the same, and say,
Evenj the very dust of your city, which cleaveth on us, we do 11wipe off against you: notwithstanding be ye sure of this, that the kingdom of God is come nigh unto you.
But I say unto you, that it shall be more tolerable in 12that day for Sodom, than for that city.
Woe unto thee, Chorazin! woe unto thee, Bethsaida! for if the mighty 13works had been done in Tyre and Sidon, which have been done in you, they had a great while ago repented, sitting in sackcloth and ashes.
But it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon at the judgment, than for you.
And thou, Capernaum, 14which art exalted to heaven, shalt be thrust down to hell.
Hek that heareth you heareth me; and he that despiseth you despiseth me; andl he that despiseth me despiseth him that sent me.
¶And 15the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.
And he said unto them, Im beheld Satan 16as lightning 17fall 18from heaven.
Behold,n I give unto you power to tread 19on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power 20of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means 21hurt you.
Notwithstanding in this rejoice 22not, that 23the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, becauseo your names are written 24in heaven.
¶Inp that hour Jesus rejoiced 25in spirit, and said, 26I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things fromq the 27wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto 28babes: even so, 29Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.
30Allr things are delivered to me of my Father: and no man knoweth who the Son is, but the Father; and who the Father is, but the Son, and hes to whom the Son will 31reveal him.
¶And he turned him unto his disciples, and said privately, Blessedtare the eyes 32which see the things that ye see:
Foru I tell you, that many prophets and kings 33have desired to see those things which ye see, and have not seen them; and to hear those things which ye hear, and have not heard them.
¶And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?
And he answering said, Thouv shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; andw thy neighbour as thyself.
And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt 34live.
But he, willing to justify 35himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
And Jesus answering said, A certain man 36went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among 37thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and 38wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
And 39by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.
But a certain 40Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,
And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two 41pence, and gave them to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was 42neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?
And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.
¶Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain 43village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
And she had a sister called Mary, which 44also satx at Jesus’ feet, and heard his word.
But Martha was cumberedy45about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore 46that she help me.
And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things:
But 47one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, whichz shall not be taken away from her.