21 "1Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and 2children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.

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    • s 10:21 - Lit "put them to death"
      22 "3You will be hated by all because of My name, but 4it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.

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      23 "But whenever they 5persecute you in one city, flee to the next; for truly I say to you, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel 6until the Son of Man comes.

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          The Meaning of Discipleship

          24 "7A disciple is not above his teacher, nor a slave above his master.

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          25 "It is enough for the disciple that he become like his teacher, and the slave like his master. 8If they have called the head of the house 9Beelzebul, how much more will they malign the members of his household!

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          26 "Therefore do not 10fear them, 11for there is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

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          27 "12What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in your ear, proclaim 13upon the housetops.

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          28 "Do not fear those who kill the body but are unable * to kill the soul; but rather 14fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in 15hell.

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          29 "16Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.

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            • y 10:29 - Gr "assarion", the smallest copper coin
              30 "But 17the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

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              31 "So do not fear; 18you are more valuable than many sparrows.

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              32 "Therefore 19everyone who confesses Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father who is in heaven.

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                • z 10:32 - Lit "will confess in Me"
                • { 10:32 - Lit "in him"
                  33 "But 20whoever * denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven.

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                  34 "21Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.

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                  35 "For I came to 22SET A MAN AGAINST HIS FATHER, AND A DAUGHTER AGAINST HER MOTHER, AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AGAINST HER MOTHER-IN-LAW;

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                  36 and 23A MAN'S ENEMIES WILL BE THE MEMBERS OF HIS HOUSEHOLD.

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                  37 "24He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.

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                  38 "And 25he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.

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                  39 "26He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.

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                  The Reward of Service

                  40 "27He who receives you receives Me, and 28he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.

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                  41 "29He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward.

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                  42 "And 30whoever * in the name of a disciple gives to one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink, truly I say to you, he shall not lose his reward."

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