Matthew 9:36-38

36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.
38 Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”

Matthew 9:36-38 In-Context

34 But the Pharisees said, “It is by the prince of demons that he drives out demons.”
35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.
36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.
37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few.
38 Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”

Cross References 4

  • 1. Matthew 14:14; Matthew 15:32; Mark 8:2
  • 2. Numbers 27:17; 1 Kings 22:17; Ezekiel 34:5,6; Zechariah 10:2; Mark 6:34
  • 3. John 4:35
  • 4. Luke 10:2
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