New International Version
As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him.
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A certain village - If this village was Bethany, where Martha and Mary lived, at less than two miles' distance from Jerusalem, see John 11:1, John 11:18; John 12:2, then this must have happened later than Luke places it; because, in Luke 19:29, he represents Jesus as having arrived after this at Bethany; and what is said in Luke 13:22, and Luke 17:11, seems to confirm that this visit of Jesus to Martha and Mary ought to be placed later. Bishop Pearce.
Received him - Kindly received, ὑπεδεξατο, she received him in a friendly manner, under her roof; and entertained him hospitably. So the word is used in the best Greek writers. Martha is supposed by some to have been a widow, with whom her brother Lazarus and sister Mary lodged.
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TEXT: "Salute no man by the way."--Luke 10:4. Luke is the only one of the Evangelists giving us the account of the sending out of the seventy. The others tell us that Christ called certain men unto him and commissioned them to tell his story; but in this instance after Jesus had said, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head," he calls the seventy and sends them forth prepared to endure any sacrifice or suffer any affliction if only …
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The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."
But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to him and asked, "Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me!"
"Martha, Martha," the Lord answered, "you are worried and upset about many things,
Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus.
When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went out to meet him, but Mary stayed at home.
Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus was among those reclining at the table with him.
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