Parallel Verses

World English Bible

but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will 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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

verily one is needful. Mary hath chosen her 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."

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
But
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

G18
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

be taken away
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 Jesus answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, 42 but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."


Cross References

Psalm 27:4

One thing I have asked of Yahweh, that I will seek after, that I may dwell in the house of Yahweh all the days of my life, to see Yahweh's beauty, and to inquire in his temple.

Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that you may live, you and your seed;

Joshua 24:15

If it seems evil to you to serve Yahweh, choose this day whom you will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve Yahweh."

Joshua 24:22

Joshua said to the people, "You are witnesses against yourselves that you have chosen Yahweh yourselves, to serve him." They said, "We are witnesses."

Psalm 16:5-6

Yahweh assigned my portion and my cup. You made my lot secure.

Psalm 17:15

As for me, I shall see your face in righteousness. I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with seeing your form. For the Chief Musician. By David the servant of Yahweh, who spoke to Yahweh the words of this song in the day that Yahweh delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said,

Psalm 73:25

Who do I have in heaven? There is no one on earth who I desire besides you.

Psalm 119:30

I have chosen the way of truth. I have set your ordinances before me.

Psalm 119:111

I have taken your testimonies as a heritage forever, for they are the joy of my heart.

Psalm 119:173

Let your hand be ready to help me, for I have chosen your precepts.

Psalm 142:5

I cried to you, Yahweh. I said, "You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living."

Ecclesiastes 12:13

This is the end of the matter. All has been heard. Fear God, and keep his commandments; for this is the whole duty of man.

Mark 8:36

For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world, and forfeit his life?

Luke 8:18

Be careful therefore how you hear. For whoever has, to him will be given; and whoever doesn't have, from him will be taken away even that which he thinks he has."

Luke 12:20

"But God said to him, 'You foolish one, tonight your soul is required of you. The things which you have prepared -- whose will they be?'

Luke 12:33

Sell that which you have, and give gifts to the needy. Make for yourselves purses which don't grow old, a treasure in the heavens that doesn't fail, where no thief approaches, neither moth destroys.

Luke 16:2

He called him, and said to him, 'What is this that I hear about you? Give an accounting of your management, for you can no longer be manager.'

Luke 16:25

"But Abraham said, 'Son, remember that you, in your lifetime, received your good things, and Lazarus, in the same way, bad things. But now here he is comforted and you are in anguish.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard these things, he said to him, "You still lack one thing. Sell all that you have, and distribute it to the poor. You will have treasure in heaven. Come, follow me."

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never thirst again; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 5:24

"Most certainly I tell you, he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life, and doesn't come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.

John 10:27-28

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

John 17:3

This is eternal life, that they should know you, the only true God, and him whom you sent, Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:35-39

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Could oppression, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

1 Corinthians 13:3

If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don't have love, it profits me nothing.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision amounts to anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Colossians 2:10-19

and in him you are made full, who is the head of all principality and power;

Colossians 3:3-4

For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.

1 Peter 1:4-5

to an incorruptible and undefiled inheritance that doesn't fade away, reserved in Heaven for you,

1 John 5:11-12

The testimony is this, that God gave to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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