Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

verily one is needful. Mary hath chosen her that good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

New American Standard Bible

but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

but one thing is necessary. Mary has made the right choice, and it will not be taken away from her."

International Standard Version

But there's only one thing you need. Mary has chosen what is better, and it is not to be taken away from her."

A Conservative Version

but one thing is necessary, and Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her.

American Standard Version

but one thing is needful: for Mary hath chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Amplified

There is need of only one or but a few things. Mary has chosen the good portion [ that which is to her advantage], which shall not be taken away from her.

An Understandable Version

But only one thing is [really] needful. For Mary has made the better choice, which will not be taken away from her."

Anderson New Testament

one thing is needful; and Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken from her.

Bible in Basic English

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

Common New Testament

but only one thing is needed. And Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but the best and the most necessary concern is, what Mary has pitch'd upon, of which she shall never be deprived.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

but there is need of one thing: for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken from her.

Goodspeed New Testament

indeed there is only one thing we need. For Mary has chosen the right thing, and it must not be taken away from her."

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

but only one thing is necessary, and Mary has chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Julia Smith Translation

And of one thing there is need : and Mary has chosen the 'good part which shall not betaken away from her.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

But few [things] are necessary, or [only] one [thing], for Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her."

Modern King James verseion

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

Moffatt New Testament

Mary has chosen the best dish, and she is not to be dragged away from it."

Montgomery New Testament

"only one thing is really necessary. Mary, moreover, has chosen that good part which shall not be taken away from her."

NET Bible

but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the best part; it will not be taken away from her."

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

but of one thing there is need; and Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

The Emphasized Bible

Of few things, is there need, or, of one; Mary, in fact, hath chosen, the good part, - one which shall not be taken away from her.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But of one thing there is need: and Mary hath made her election of that good portion, which shall not be taken away from her.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But only a few are necessary, or rather one. Mary has chosen the good part, and it shall not be taken away from her."

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

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

Williams New Testament

But there is actual need of few things, really of only one thing. For Mary has chosen the good portion which must not be taken away from her."

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

but of one thing there is need; for Mary chose the good part, which, indeed, shall not be taken away from her."

Worsley New Testament

And Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

εἷς 
heis 
one, a, other, some, not tr,
Usage: 188

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

χρεία 
Chreia 
Usage: 36

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Μαρία Μαριάμ 
Maria 
Usage: 52

ἐκλέγομαι 
Eklegomai 
Usage: 14

μερίς 
meris 
part, to be partaker 9
Usage: 4

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

μερίς 
meris 
part, to be partaker 9
Usage: 4

ὅστις ἥτις ὅ6τι 
hostis 
Usage: 112

ἀφαιρέω 
Aphaireo 
Usage: 8

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἀφαιρέω 
Aphaireo 
Usage: 8

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 10:42

Devotionals containing Luke 10:42

Images Luke 10:42

Prayers for Luke 10:42

Context Readings

Martha And Mary

41 And Jesus answered, and said unto her, "Martha, Martha, thou carest, and are troubled, about many things: 42 verily one is needful. Mary hath chosen her that good part, which shall not be taken away from her."


Cross References

Psalm 27:4

One thing have I desired of the LORD, which I will require, even that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the fair beauty of the LORD, and to visit his temple.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I take heaven and earth this day to record over you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing. But choose life, that thou and thy seed may live;

Joshua 24:15

But if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, then choose you this day, whom you will serve: whether the gods which your fathers served, that were on the other side of the water, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land, ye dwelt. As for me and my house, we will serve the LORD."

Joshua 24:22

Then Joshua said unto the folk, "Ye are witnesses unto yourselves, that ye have chosen you the LORD, to serve him." And they said, "We are witnesses."

Psalm 16:5-6

The LORD himself is the portion of mine inheritance, and of my cup; thou shalt maintain my lot.

Psalm 17:15

They have children at their desire, and leave the rest of their substance for their babes. But as for me, I shall behold thy presence in righteousness: and when I awake up after thy likeness, I shall be satisfied with it.

Psalm 73:25

Whom have I in heaven but thee? There is nothing upon earth, that I desire in comparison of thee.

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the way of truth, thy judgments have I laid before me.

Psalm 119:111

Thy testimonies have I claimed as my heritage forever; and why? They are the very joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:173

Let thine hand help me; for I have chosen thy commandments.

Psalm 142:5

Therefore do I cry unto thee, O LORD, and say, "Thou art my hope and my portion in the land of the living!"

Ecclesiastes 12:13

Let us hear the conclusion of all things: Fear God, and keep his commandments, for that toucheth all men;

Mark 8:36

What shall it profit a man, if he should win all the world and lose his own soul?

Luke 8:18

Take heed therefore how ye hear. For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: And whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken, even that same which he supposeth that he hath."

Luke 12:20

But God said unto him, 'Thou fool, this night will they fetch away thy soul again from thee. Then whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?'

Luke 12:33

Sell that ye have, and give alms. And make you bags, which wax not old, and treasure that faileth not in heaven, where no thief cometh, neither moth corrupteth.

Luke 16:2

And he called him, and said unto him, 'How is it, that I hear this of thee? Give accounts of thy stewardship. For thou mayest be no longer my steward.'

Luke 16:25

But Abraham said unto him, 'Son remember, that thou in thy lifetime receivedst thy pleasure, and contrariwise, Lazarus pain. Now therefore is he comforted, and thou art punished.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard that, he said unto him, "Yet lackest thou one thing. Sell all that thou hast, and distribute it unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven; and come, and follow me."

John 4:14

But whosoever shall drink of the water that I shall give him, shall never be more a thirst: But the water that I shall give him, shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life."

John 5:24

Verily, verily I say unto you, He that heareth my words, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life: and shall not come into damnation, but is escaped from death unto life.

John 10:27-28

My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

John 17:3

This is life eternal: that they might know thee, that only very God, and whom thou hast sent, Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of God? Shall tribulation? Or anguish? Or persecution, other hunger? Other nakedness? Other peril? Other sword?

1 Corinthians 13:3

And though I bestowed all my goods to feed the poor, and though I gave my body even that I burned, and yet had no love, it profiteth me nothing.

Galatians 5:6

For in Jesus Christ, neither is circumcision anything worth, neither yet uncircumcision: but faith, which by love is mighty in operation.

Colossians 2:10-19

and ye are complete in him, which is the head of all rule and power.

Colossians 3:3-4

For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God.

1 Peter 1:4-5

to enjoy an inheritance immortal, and undefiled, and that perisheth not; reserved in heaven for you

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness: how that God hath given unto us eternal life, and this life is in his son.



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