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Sending Out the Twelve(A)

These twelve Jesus sent out and commanded them, saying: (B)“Do not go into the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter a city of (C)the Samaritans. (D)But go rather to the (E)lost sheep of the house of Israel. (F)And as you go, preach, saying, (G)‘The kingdom of heaven [a]is at hand.’ Heal the sick, [b]cleanse the lepers, [c]raise the dead, cast out demons. (H)Freely you have received, freely give.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 10:7 has drawn near
  2. Matthew 10:8 NU raise the dead, cleanse the lepers
  3. Matthew 10:8 M omits raise the dead