Luke 10:3

3 Go! I am sending you like lambs among wolves. 1

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 chose another seventy-two men and sent them out two by two, to go ahead of him to every town and place where he himself was about to go.
2 He said to them, "There is a large harvest, but few workers to gather it in. Pray to the owner of the harvest that he will send out workers to gather in his harvest.
3 Go! I am sending you like lambs among wolves.
4 Don't take a purse or a beggar's bag or shoes; don't stop to greet anyone on the road.
5 Whenever you go into a house, first say, "Peace be with this house.'

Cross References 1

  • 1. 10.3Matthew 10.16.