Luke 10:3

3 Go your way; 1behold, I am sending you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.

Luke 10:3 Meaning and Commentary

Luke 10:3

Go your ways
Into all the villages, towns, cities, and places, where he directed them to go, to make ready for him.

Behold, I send you forth as lambs among wolves;
as harmless, innocent, profitable, and defenceless creatures, among spiteful, malicious, cunning, and cruel men; (See Gill on Matthew 10:16).

Luke 10:3 In-Context

1 After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him, two by two, into every town and place where he himself was about to go.
2 And he said to them, "The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.
3 Go your way; behold, I am sending you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.
4 Carry no moneybag, no knapsack, no sandals, and greet no one on the road.
5 Whatever house you enter, first say, 'Peace be to this house!'

Cross References 1

  • 1. Matthew 10:16; [John 17:18]
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