Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles

(A)And he called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. He charged them to take nothing for their journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no money in their belts— but to (B)wear sandals and not put on two tunics.[a] 10 And he said to them, “Whenever you enter a house, stay there until you depart from there. 11 And if any place will not receive you and they will not listen to you, when you leave, (C)shake off the dust that is on your feet (D)as a testimony against them.” 12 (E)So they went out and (F)proclaimed (G)that people should repent. 13 (H)And they cast out many demons and (I)anointed with oil many who were sick and healed them.

The Death of John the Baptist

14 (J)King Herod heard of it, for Jesus'[b] name had become known. Some[c] said, (K)“John the Baptist[d] has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.”

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 6:9 Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
  2. Mark 6:14 Greek his
  3. Mark 6:14 Some manuscripts He
  4. Mark 6:14 Greek baptizer; also verse 24

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