Matthew 10:7

7 As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’

Matthew 10:7 in Other Translations

7 And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.
7 And proclaim as you go, saying, 'The kingdom of heaven is at hand.'
7 Go and announce to them that the Kingdom of Heaven is near.
7 Tell them that the kingdom is here.
7 As you go, announce this: 'The kingdom of heaven has come near.'

Matthew 10:7 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 10:7

And as ye go
Through the cities of Judea, and the streets thereof, from one city to another, from place to place; for these were itinerant preachers, who were not to abide long in any place, but to move about, that the Gospel might be spread all over the land, and the lost sheep in every corner be sought out and found.

Preach, saying, the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
This was to be the subject matter of their ministry, which they were to proclaim aloud in every place; and which is expressed in the same words with which John the Baptist, and Christ himself, began their ministry,

( Matthew 3:2 ) ( 4:17 ) which shows the entire harmony, and strict agreement, there were between them: for the meaning of the phrase; (See Gill on Matthew 3:2). The Cambridge copy reads, "repent, for the kingdom"

Matthew 10:7 In-Context

5 These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: “Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
6 Go rather to the lost sheep of Israel.
7 As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’
8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.
9 “Do not get any gold or silver or copper to take with you in your belts—

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