16 “Listen carefully: I am sending you out like sheep among wolves; so be wise as serpents, and innocent as doves [have no self-serving agenda].(A)
16 “Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves. So be as shrewd as snakes and harmless as doves.
16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves, so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
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