Matthew 10:6-8

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[a], drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.

Matthew 10:6-8 In-Context

4 Simon the Zealot and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
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—
10 no bag for the journey or extra shirt or sandals or a staff, for the worker is worth his keep.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Jeremiah 50:6; Matthew 15:24
  • 2. S Matthew 3:2

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. The Greek word traditionally translated "leprosy" was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
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