مَرْتا، مَرْتا، إِنَّكِ تَهْتَمِّينَ بِأُمُورٍ كَثِيرَة، وَتَضْطَرِبِين! إِنَّمَا ٱلمَطْلُوبُ وَاحِد! فَمَرْيَمُ ٱخْتَارَتِ ٱلنَّصِيبَ ٱلأَفْضَل، وَلَنْ يُنْزَعَ مِنْهَاظ/Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her

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 مَرْتا، مَرْتا، إِنَّكِ تَهْتَمِّينَ بِأُمُورٍ كَثِيرَة، وَتَضْطَرِبِين! إِنَّمَا ٱلمَطْلُوبُ وَاحِد! فَمَرْيَمُ ٱخْتَارَتِ ٱلنَّصِيبَ ٱلأَفْضَل، وَلَنْ يُنْزَعَ مِنْهَا
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا10/من38حتى42/فيمَا (كَانَ يَسوعُ وتلاميذهُ) سَائِرين، دَخَلَ يَسُوعُ إِحْدَى ٱلقُرَى، فٱسْتَقْبَلَتْهُ في بَيتِهَا ٱمْرَأَةٌ ٱسْمُها مَرْتا.وَكانَ لِمَرْتَا أُخْتٌ تُدْعَى مَرْيَم. فَجَلَسَتْ عِنْدَ قَدَمَي ٱلرَّبِّ تَسْمَعُ كَلامَهُ. أَمَّا مَرْتَا فَكانَتْ مُنْهَمِكَةً بِكَثْرَةِ ٱلخِدْمَة، فَجَاءَتْ وَقَالَتْ: «يَا رَبّ، أَمَا تُبَالي بِأَنَّ أُخْتِي تَرَكَتْنِي أَخْدُمُ وَحْدِي؟ فَقُلْ لَهَا أَنْ تُسَاعِدَنِي!».فَأَجَابَ ٱلرَّبُّ وَقَالَ لَهَا: «مَرْتا، مَرْتا، إِنَّكِ تَهْتَمِّينَ بِأُمُورٍ كَثِيرَة، وَتَضْطَرِبِين! إِنَّمَا ٱلمَطْلُوبُ وَاحِد! فَمَرْيَمُ ٱخْتَارَتِ ٱلنَّصِيبَ ٱلأَفْضَل، وَلَنْ يُنْزَعَ مِنْهَا».

Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 10/38-42/:”Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he was saying. But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, ‘Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.’ But the Lord answered her, ‘Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things; there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her.’”

هذِهِ ٱلأُمُورِ ٱلَّتِي لا بُدَّ مِنْها، وهِيَ أَنْ تَمْتَنِعُوا عَنْ ذبَائِحِ ٱلأَصْنَام، وٱلدَّم، ولَحْمِ ٱلحَيَوانِ ٱلمَخْنُوق، وٱلفُجُور
سفر أعمال الرسل15/من22حتى30/:”يا إِخوتي، رَأَى ٱلرُّسُلُ وٱلكَهَنَةُ وٱلكَنِيسَةُ كُلُّها أَنْ يَخْتَارُوا رَجُلَيْنِ مِنَ الإِخوَة، ويُرسِلُوهُما إِلى أَنْطَاكِيَةَ مَعَ بُولُسَ وبَرْنَابَا. فَٱخْتارُوا يَهُوذَا ٱلمَدْعُوَّ بَرْسَابَا، وسِيلا، رَجُلَيْنِ مُتَقَدِّمَيْنِ بَيْنَ ٱلإِخْوَة. وكَتبُوا بِيَدِهِم هذِهِ ٱلرِّسَّالة: «مِنَ ٱلإِخْوَةِ ٱلرُّسُلِ وٱلكَهَنَةِ إِلى ٱلإِخْوَةِ ٱلمُهْتَدِينَ مِنَ ٱلوَثَنِيِّين، في أَنْطَاكِيَةَ وسُورِيَّا وقِيلِيقِيَة، سَلام! سَمِعْنا أَنَّ أُناسًا مِنَّا جَاؤُوا إِلَيْكُم، بِدُونِ تَفْوِيضٍ مِنَّا، فأَزْعَجُوكُم بِأَقْوَالِهِم، وبَعَثُوا ٱلقَلَقَ في نُفُوسِكُم.فَرَأَيْنا نَحْنُ ٱلمُجْتَمِعينَ مَعًا أَنْ نَخْتَارَ رَجُلَيْنِ ونُرْسِلَهُما إِلَيكُم مَعَ ٱلحَبِيبَيْنِ بَرْنَابَا وبُولُس، وهُمَا رَجُلانِ بَذَلا حيَاتَهُمَا مِنْ أَجْلِ ٱسْمِ رَبِّنَا يَسُوعَ ٱلمَسِيح. لَقَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا إِذًا يَهُوذَا وسِيلا، وهُمَا يُخْبِرانِكُم بِهذِهِ ٱلأُمُورِ عَيْنِها مُشَافَهَةً. فقَد رأَى ٱلرُّوحُ ٱلقُدُسُ ونَحْنُ أَلاَّ نَضَعَ عَلَيْكُم ثِقْلاً فَوْقَ هذِهِ ٱلأُمُورِ ٱلَّتِي لا بُدَّ مِنْها، وهِيَ أَنْ تَمْتَنِعُوا عَنْ ذبَائِحِ ٱلأَصْنَام، وٱلدَّم، ولَحْمِ ٱلحَيَوانِ ٱلمَخْنُوق، وٱلفُجُور. فَإِنْ تَصُونُوا أَنْفُسَكُم مِنْها، فحَسَنًا تَفْعَلُون. كُونُوا مُعافَيْن!».فَٱنْصَرَفُوا ونَزَلُوا إِلى أَنْطَاكِيَة، وجَمَعُوا جُمْهُورَ ٱلإِخْوَة، وسَلَّمُوا إِلَيْهِمِ ٱلرِّسالَة.

 

You Must abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication.
Acts of the Apostles 15/22-30/:”Then the apostles and the elders, with the consent of the whole church, decided to choose men from among their members and to send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsabbas, and Silas, leaders among the brothers, with the following letter: ‘The brothers, both the apostles and the elders, to the believers of Gentile origin in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia, greetings. Since we have heard that certain persons who have gone out from us, though with no instructions from us, have said things to disturb you and have unsettled your minds, we have decided unanimously to choose representatives and send them to you, along with our beloved Barnabas and Paul, who have risked their lives for the sake of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have therefore sent Judas and Silas, who themselves will tell you the same things by word of mouth. For it has seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to us to impose on you no further burden than these essentials: that you abstain from what has been sacrificed to idols and from blood and from what is strangled and from fornication. If you keep yourselves from these, you will do well. Farewell.’So they were sent off and went down to Antioch. When they gathered the congregation together, they delivered the letter.”