New American Standard Bible
Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home.
King James Bible
Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass as they went that he entered into a certain village; and a certain woman, Martha by name, received him into her house.
World English Bible
It happened as they went on their way, he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house.
Young's Literal Translation
And it came to pass, in their going on, that he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman, by name Martha, did receive him into her house,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Received him - Received him kindly and hospitably. From this it would seem that "Martha" was properly the mistress of the house. Possibly she was a widow, and her brother Lazarus and younger sister Mary lived with her; and as "she" had the care of the household, this will also show why she was so diligently employed about domestic affairs.
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Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things.--LUKE 10:41. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap. Consider the lilies how they grow: they toil not, they spin not. Seek not ye what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, neither be ye of doubtful mind. Your Father knoweth that ye have need of these things. Having food and raiment let us be therewith content . . . They that will be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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And he said, "The one who showed mercy toward him." Then Jesus said to him, "Go and do the same."
But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me."
But the Lord answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things;
Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
Martha therefore, when she heard that Jesus was coming, went to meet Him, but Mary stayed at the house.
So they made Him a supper there, and Martha was serving; but Lazarus was one of those reclining at the table with Him.
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