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Matthew 10:5-15 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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5 These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, "Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans, 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 go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. 6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
7 And proclaim as you go, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.' 7 As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven is near.'
8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, cast out demons. You received without paying; give without pay. 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give.
9 Acquire no gold nor silver nor copper for your belts, 9 Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts;
10 no bag for your journey, nor two tunics nor sandals nor a staff, for the laborer 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 And whatever town or village you enter, find out who is worthy in it and stay there until you depart. 11 "Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave.
12 As you enter the house, greet it. 12 As you enter the home, give it your greeting.
13 And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace 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 if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town. 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 Truly, I say to you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah 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.