Instructs His disciples
the Holy Bible


And when he had called unto [him] his twelve disciples, he gave them power [against] unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease. (10:1)

Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James [the son] of Zebedee, and John his brother; (10:2)

Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James [the son] of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; (10:3)

Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. (10:4)

These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into [any] city of the Samaritans enter ye not: (10:5)

But go rather to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. (10:6)

And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. (10:7)

Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out devils: freely ye have received, freely give. (10:8)

Provide neither gold, nor silver, nor brass in your purses, (10:9)

Nor scrip for [your] journey, neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves: for the workman is worthy of his meat. (10:10)

And into whatsoever city or town ye shall enter, inquire who in it is worthy; and there abide till ye go thence. (10:11)

And when ye come into an house, salute it. (10:12)

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you. (10:13)

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet. (10:14)

Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. (10:15)

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. (10:16)

But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to the councils, and they will scourge you in their synagogues; (10:17)

And ye shall be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony against them and the Gentiles. (10:18)

But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. (10:19)

For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you. (10:20)

And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against [their] parents, and cause them to be put to death. (10:21)

And ye shall be hated of all [men] for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved. (10:22)

But when they persecute you in this city, flee ye into another: for verily I say unto you, Ye shall not have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son of man be come. (10:23)

The disciple is not above [his] master, nor the servant above his lord. (10:24)

It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his lord. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub, how much more [shall they call] them of his household? (10:25)

Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known. (10:26)

What I tell you in darkness, [that] speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, [that] preach ye upon the housetops. (10:27)

And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. (10:28)

Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father. (10:29)

But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. (10:30)

Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows. (10:31)

Whosoever therefore shall confess me before men, him will I confess also before my Father which is in heaven. (10:32)

But whosoever shall deny me before men, him will I also deny before my Father which is in heaven. (10:33)

Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. (10:34)

For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in law. (10:35)

And a man's foes [shall be] they of his own household. (10:36)

He that loveth father or mother more than me is not worthy of me: and he that loveth son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. (10:37)

And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. (10:38)

He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it. (10:39)

He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me. (10:40)

He that receiveth a prophet in the name of a prophet shall receive a prophet's reward; and he that receiveth a righteous man in the name of a righteous man shall receive a righteous man's reward. (10:41)

And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold [water] only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward. (10:42)


And he marvelled because of their unbelief. And he went round about the villages, teaching. (6:6)

And he called [unto him] the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two; and gave them power over unclean spirits; (6:7)

And commanded them that they should take nothing for [their] journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in [their] purse: (6:8)

But [be] shod with sandals; and not put on two coats. (6:9)

And he said unto them, In what place soever ye enter into an house, there abide till ye depart from that place. (6:10)

And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city. (6:11)

And they went out, and preached that men should repent. (6:12)

And they cast out many devils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed [them]. (6:13)


Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases. (9:1)

And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick. (9:2)

And he said unto them, Take nothing for [your] journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece. (9:3)

And whatsoever house ye enter into, there abide, and thence depart. (9:4)

And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them. (9:5)

And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where. (9:6)

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