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Matthew 10:16 ESV

Persecution Will Come

16 1"Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be 2wise as serpents and 3innocent as doves.

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Study tools for Matthew 10:16

  • a 10:3 - Some manuscripts Lebbaeus, or Lebbaeus called Thaddaeus
  • b 10:8 - Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13
  • c 10:10 - Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
  • d 10:24 - Greek bondservant; also verse 25
  • e 10:25 - Greek lacks will they malign
  • f 10:28 - Greek Gehenna
  • g 10:29 - Greek assarion, Roman copper coin (Latin quadrans) worth about 1/16 of a denarius (which was a day's wage for a laborer)