Luke 10:1-6 TNIV

Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two

10:4-12pp -- Lk 9:3-5 10:13-15,21,22pp -- Mt 11:21-23,25-27 10:23,24pp -- Mt 13:16,17

1 After this the Lord 1 appointed seventy-twoa others2 and sent them two by two3 ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.4

References for Luke 10:1

    • a 10:1 - Some manuscripts "seventy"; also in verse 17
      2 He told them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.5

      References for Luke 10:2

      3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.6

      References for Luke 10:3

      4 Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
      5 "When you enter a house, first say, 'Peace to this house.'
      6 If the head of the house loves peace, your peace will rest on that house; if not, it will return to you.