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Into whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this household.’[a] If a peaceful person[b] lives there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.

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  1. 10:5 First say, ‘Peace to this household’: see notes on Lk 2:14 and Mt 10:13.
  2. 10:6 A peaceful person: literally, “a son of peace.”