Matthew 10:5-8 NIV

5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.1

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6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.2

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7 As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven3 is near.'

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8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy,a drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.

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    • b 10:8 - The Greek word was used for various diseases affecting the skin--not necessarily leprosy.