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Matthew 10

NLT 1 Jesus called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to cast out evil spirits and to heal every kind of disease and illness. NIV 1 He called his twelve disciples to him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal every disease and sickness. NLT 2 Here are the names of the twelve apostles: first Simon (also called Peter), then Andrew (Peter's brother), James (son of Zebedee), John (James's brother), NIV 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; NLT 3 Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew (the tax collector), James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, NIV 3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus; NLT 4 Simon (the Zealot ), Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him). NIV 4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. NLT 5 Jesus sent the twelve disciples out with these instructions: "Don't go to the Gentiles or the Samaritans, NIV 5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans. NLT 6 but only to the people of Israel -- God's lost sheep. NIV 6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel. NLT 7 Go and announce to them that the Kingdom of Heaven is near. NIV 7 As you go, preach this message: 'The kingdom of heaven is near.' NLT 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cure those with leprosy, and cast out demons. Give as freely as you have received!" NIV 8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received, freely give. NLT 9 "Don't take any money with you. NIV 9 Do not take along any gold or silver or copper in your belts; NLT 10 Don't carry a traveler's bag with an extra coat and sandals or even a walking stick. Don't hesitate to accept hospitality, because those who work deserve to be fed. NIV 10 take no bag for the journey, or extra tunic, or sandals or a staff; for the worker is worth his keep. NLT 11 Whenever you enter a city or village, search for a worthy man and stay in his home until you leave for the next town. NIV 11 "Whatever town or village you enter, search for some worthy person there and stay at his house until you leave. NLT 12 When you are invited into someone's home, give it your blessing. NIV 12 As you enter the home, give it your greeting. NLT 13 If it turns out to be a worthy home, let your blessing stand; if it is not, take back the blessing. NIV 13 If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you. NLT 14 If a village doesn't welcome you or listen to you, shake off the dust of that place from your feet as you leave. NIV 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. NLT 15 I assure you, the wicked cities of Sodom and Gomorrah will be better off on the judgment day than that place will be." NIV 15 I tell you the truth, it will be more bearable for Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town. NLT 16 "Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. Be as wary as snakes and harmless as doves. NIV 16 I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. NLT 17 But beware! For you will be handed over to the courts and beaten in the synagogues. NIV 17 "Be on your guard against men; they will hand you over to the local councils and flog you in their synagogues. NLT 18 And you must stand trial before governors and kings because you are my followers. This will be your opportunity to tell them about me -- yes, to witness to the world. NIV 18 On my account you will be brought before governors and kings as witnesses to them and to the Gentiles. NLT 19 When you are arrested, don't worry about what to say in your defense, because you will be given the right words at the right time. NIV 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, NLT 20 For it won't be you doing the talking -- it will be the Spirit of your Father speaking through you." NIV 20 for it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. NLT 21 "Brother will betray brother to death, fathers will betray their own children, and children will rise against their parents and cause them to be killed. NIV 21 "Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; children will rebel against their parents and have them put to death. NLT 22 And everyone will hate you because of your allegiance to me. But those who endure to the end will be saved. NIV 22 All men will hate you because of me, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. NLT 23 When you are persecuted in one town, flee to the next. I assure you that I, the Son of Man, will return before you have reached all the towns of Israel." NIV 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. NLT 24 "A student is not greater than the teacher. A servant is not greater than the master. NIV 24 "A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master. NLT 25 The student shares the teacher's fate. The servant shares the master's fate. And since I, the master of the household, have been called the prince of demons, how much more will it happen to you, the members of the household! NIV 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! NLT 26 But don't be afraid of those who threaten you. For the time is coming when everything will be revealed; all that is secret will be made public. NIV 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. NLT 27 What I tell you now in the darkness, shout abroad when daybreak comes. What I whisper in your ears, shout from the housetops for all to hear!" NIV 27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs. NLT 28 "Don't be afraid of those who want to kill you. They can only kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell. NIV 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. NLT 29 Not even a sparrow, worth only half a penny, can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it. NIV 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. NLT 30 And the very hairs on your head are all numbered. NIV 30 And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. NLT 31 So don't be afraid; you are more valuable to him than a whole flock of sparrows." NIV 31 So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. NLT 32 "If anyone acknowledges me publicly here on earth, I will openly acknowledge that person before my Father in heaven. NIV 32 "Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven. NLT 33 But if anyone denies me here on earth, I will deny that person before my Father in heaven." NIV 33 But whoever disowns me before men, I will disown him before my Father in heaven. NLT 34 "Don't imagine that I came to bring peace to the earth! No, I came to bring a sword. NIV 34 "Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. NLT 35 I have come to set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law. NIV 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-- NLT 36 Your enemies will be right in your own household! NIV 36 a man's enemies will be the members of his own household.' NLT 37 If you love your father or mother more than you love me, you are not worthy of being mine; or if you love your son or daughter more than me, you are not worthy of being mine. NIV 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; NLT 38 If you refuse to take up your cross and follow me, you are not worthy of being mine. NIV 38 and anyone who does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. NLT 39 If you cling to your life, you will lose it; but if you give it up for me, you will find it." NIV 39 Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. NLT 40 "Anyone who welcomes you is welcoming me, and anyone who welcomes me is welcoming the Father who sent me. NIV 40 "He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives the one who sent me. NLT 41 If you welcome a prophet as one who speaks for God, you will receive the same reward a prophet gets. And if you welcome good and godly people because of their godliness, you will be given a reward like theirs. NIV 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. NLT 42 And if you give even a cup of cold water to one of the least of my followers, you will surely be rewarded." NIV 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."