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1 Then He called to Him His twelve disciples and gave them authority over foul spirits, to drive them out; and to cure every kind of disease and infirmity. 1 He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness.
2 Now the names of the twelve Apostles were these: first, Simon called Peter, and his brother Andrew; James the son of Zabdi, and his brother John; 2 These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John;
3 Philip and Bartholomew, Thomas and Matthew the tax-gatherer, James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus; 3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
4 Simon the Cananaean, and Judas the Iscariot, who also betrayed Him. 4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
5 These twelve Jesus sent on a mission, after giving them their instructions: "Go not," He said, "among the Gentiles, and enter no Samaritan town; 5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
6 but, instead of that, go to the lost sheep of Israel's race. 6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
7 And as you go, preach and say, `The Kingdom of the Heavens is close at hand.' 7 As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven is near.'
8 Cure the sick, raise the dead to life, cleanse lepers, drive out demons: you have received without payment, give without payment. 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.
9 "Provide no gold, nor even silver nor copper to carry in your pockets; 9 Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts;
10 no bag for your journey, nor change of linen, nor shoes, nor stick; for the labourer deserves his food. 10 take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals or a staff; for the worker is worth his keep.
11 "Whatever town or village you enter, inquire for some good man; and make his house your home till you leave the place. 11 "Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave.
12 When you enter the house, salute it; 12 As you enter the home, give it your greeting.
13 and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you. 13 If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.
14 And whoever refuses to receive you or even to listen to your Message, as you leave that house or town, shake off the very dust from your feet. 14 If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town.
15 I solemnly tell you that it will be more endurable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of Judgement than for that town. 15 I tell you the truth, it will be more bearable for Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town.
16 "Remember it is I who am sending you out, as sheep into the midst of wolves; prove yourselves as sagacious as serpents, and as innocent as doves. 16 I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.
17 But beware of men; for they will deliver you up to appear before Sanhedrins, and will flog you in their synagogues; 17 "Be on your guard against men; they will hand you over to the local councils and flog you in their synagogues.
18 and you will even be put on trial before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness to them and to the Gentiles. 18 On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles.
19 But when they have delivered you up, have no anxiety as to how you shall speak or what you shall say; for at that very time it shall be given you what to say; 19 But when they arrest you, do not worry about what to say or how to say it. At that time you will be given what to say,
20 for it is not you who will speak: it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. 20 for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you.
21 Brother will betray brother to death, and father, child; and children will rise against their own parents and will put them to death. 21 "Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death.
22 And you will be objects of universal hatred because you are called by my name; but he who holds out to the End--he will be saved. 22 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.
23 Whenever they persecute you in one town, escape to the next; for I solemnly tell you that you will not have gone the round of all the towns of Israel before the Son of Man comes. 23 When you are persecuted in one place, flee to another. I tell you the truth, you will not finish going through the cities of Israel before the Son of Man comes.
24 "The learner is never superior to his teacher, and the servant is never superior to his master. 24 "A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.
25 Enough for the learner to be on a level with his teacher, and for the servant to be on a level with his master. If they have called the master of the house Baal-zebul, how much more will they slander his servants? 25 It is enough for the student to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If the head of the house has been called Beelzebub, how much more the members of his household!
26 Fear them not, however; there is nothing veiled which will not be uncovered, nor secret which will not become known. 26 "So do not be afraid of them. There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.
27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what is whispered into your ear, proclaim upon the roofs of the houses. 27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs.
28 "And do not fear those who kill the body, but cannot kill the soul; but rather fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehenna. 28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
29 Do not two sparrows sell for a halfpenny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground without your Father's leave. 29 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny ? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from the will of your Father.
30 But as for you, the very hairs on your heads are all numbered. 30 And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
31 Away then with fear; you are more precious than a multitude of sparrows. 31 So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
32 "Every man who acknowledges me before men I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in Heaven. 32 "Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven.
33 But whoever disowns me before men I also will disown before my Father who is in Heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven.
34 "Do not suppose that I came to bring peace to the earth: I did not come to bring peace but a sword. 34 "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.
35 For I came to set a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; 35 For I have come to turn " 'a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law--
36 and a man's own family will be his foes. 36 a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.'
37 Any one who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and any one who loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; 37 "Anyone who loves his father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; anyone who loves his son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;
38 and any one who does not take up his cross and follow where I lead is not worthy of me. 38 and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me.
39 To save your life is to lose it, and to lose your life for my sake is to save it. 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.
40 "Whoever receives you receives me, and whoever receives me receives Him who sent me. 40 "He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the one who sent me.
41 Every one who receives a prophet, because he is a prophet, will receive a prophet's reward, and every one who receives a righteous man, because he is a righteous man, will receive a righteous man's reward. 41 Anyone who receives a prophet because he is a prophet will receive a prophet's reward, and anyone who receives a righteous man because he is a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
42 And whoever gives one of these little ones even a cup of cold water to drink because he is a disciple, I solemnly tell you that he will not lose his reward." 42 And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward."