New International Version
She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord's feet listening to what he said.
King James Bible
And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
Darby Bible Translation
And she had a sister called Mary, who also, having sat down at the feet of Jesus was listening to his word.
World English Bible
She had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
Young's Literal Translation
and she had also a sister, called Mary, who also, having seated herself beside the feet of Jesus, was hearing the word,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sat at Jesus' feet - This was the posture of the Jewish scholars, while listening to the instructions of the rabbins. It is in this sense that St. Paul says he was brought up at the Feet of Gamaliel, Acts 22:3.
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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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On the Words of the Gospel, Luke x. 2, "The Harvest Truly is Plenteous," Etc.
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Surely it is you who love the people; all the holy ones are in your hand. At your feet they all bow down, and from you receive instruction,
2 Kings 4:38
Elisha returned to Gilgal and there was a famine in that region. While the company of the prophets was meeting with him, he said to his servant, "Put on the large pot and cook some stew for these prophets."
and the people went out to see what had happened. When they came to Jesus, they found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting at Jesus' feet, dressed and in his right mind; and they were afraid.
but few things are needed--or indeed only one. Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her."
Now a man named Lazarus was sick. He was from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.
and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother.
Then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus' feet and wiped his feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfume.
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