16 (A)[a]Behold, I send you as [b]sheep in the midst of the wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and [c]innocent as doves.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 10:16 Christ showeth how the ministers must behave themselves under the cross.
  2. Matthew 10:16 You shall be in great dangers.
  3. Matthew 10:16 You shall not so much as revenge an injury: and by the mixing of these beasts’ natures together, he will not have our wisdom to be malicious, nor our simplicity mad, but a certain form of good nature as exquisitely framed of both of them, as may be.

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