5 These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: “Do not [a]go [b]in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;6 but rather go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.7 And as you go, [c]preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven [d]is at hand.’8 Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.9 Do not acquire gold, or silver, or copper for your money belts,10 or a [e]bag for your journey, or even two [f]coats, or sandals, or a staff; for the worker is worthy of his [g]support.11 And whatever city or village you enter, inquire who is worthy in it, and stay [h]at his house until you leave that city.12 As you enter the [i]house, give it your [j]greeting.13 If the house is worthy, [k]give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, [l]take back your blessing of peace.14 Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.15 Truly I say to you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of judgment than for that city.
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