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Matthew 10 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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The Twelve Disciples; Instructions for Service

(Mar 3:13–19; Luk 6:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:1 - He called to himself his twelve talmidim, and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every sickness.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:2 - Now the names of the twelve apostles are these. The first, Shim`on, who is called Rock; Andrai, his brother; Ya`akov the son of Zavdai; Yochanan, his brother;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:3 - Pilipos; Bar-Talmai; T'oma; Mattityahu the tax collector; Ya`akov the son of Halfai; and Lebbai, whose surname was Taddi;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:4 - Shim`on the Kana`ani; and Yehudah from K'riot, who also betrayed him.
(Mar 6:7–13; Luk 9:1–6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:5 - Yeshua sent these twelve out, and charged them, saying, "Don't go among the Goyim, and don't enter into any city of the Shomroni.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:6 - Rather, go to the lost sheep of the house of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:7 - As you go, preach, saying, 'The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!'
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:8 - Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, and cast out demons. Freely you received, so freely give.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:9 - Don't take any gold, nor silver, nor brass in your money belts.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:10 - Take no bag for your journey, neither two coats, nor shoes, nor staff: for the laborer is worthy of his food.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:11 - Into whatever city or village you enter, find out who in it is worthy; and stay there until you go on.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:12 - As you enter into the household, greet it.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:13 - If the household is worthy, let your shalom come on it, but if it isn't worthy, let your shalom return to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:14 - Whoever doesn't receive you, nor hear your words, as you go out out of that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:15 - Most assuredly I tell you, it will be more tolerable for the land of Sedom and `Amorah in the day of judgment than for that city.

A Hard Road before Them

(Mar 13:9–13; Luk 21:12–17 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:16 - "Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:17 - But beware of men: for they will deliver you up to councils, and in their synagogues they will scourge you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:18 - Yes, and you will be brought before governors and kings for my sake, for a testimony to them and to the Goyim.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:19 - But when they deliver you up, don't be anxious how or what you will say, for it will be given you in that hour what you will say.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:20 - For it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:21 - "Brother will deliver up brother to death, and the father his child. Children will rise up against parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:22 - You will be hated by all men for my name's sake, but he who endures to the end will be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:23 - But when they persecute you in this city, flee into the next, for most assuredly I tell you, you will not have gone through the cities of Yisra'el, until the Son of Man has come.

The Meaning of Discipleship

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:24 - "A talmid is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:25 - It is enough for the talmid that he be like his teacher, and the servant like his lord. If they have called the master of the house Ba`al-Zibbul, how much more those of his household!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:26 - Therefore don't be afraid of them, for there is nothing covered that will not be revealed; and hidden that will not be known.
(Luk 12:3–7 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:27 - What I tell you in the darkness, speak in the light; and what you hear whispered in the ear, proclaim on the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:28 - Don't be afraid of those who kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul. Rather, fear him who is able to destroy both soul and body in Gehinnom.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:29 - "Aren't two sparrows sold for an assarion? Not one of them falls on the ground apart from your Father's will,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:30 - but the very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:31 - Therefore don't be afraid. You are of more value than many sparrows.
(Luk 12:8, 9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:32 - Everyone therefore who confesses me before men, him I will also confess before my Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:33 - But whoever denies me before men, him I will also deny before my Father who is in heaven.
(Luk 12:51–53; 14:26, 27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:34 - "Don't think that I came to send shalom on the eretz. I didn't come to send shalom, but a sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:35 - For I came to set a man at odds against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:36 - A man's foes will be those of his own household.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:37 - He who loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and he who loves son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:38 - He who doesn't take his cross and follow after me, isn't worthy of me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:39 - He who finds his life will lose it; and he who loses his life for my sake will find it.

The Reward of Service

(Mar 9:41 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:40 - He who receives you receives me, and he who receives me receives him who sent me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:41 - He who receives a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet's reward: and he who receives a righteous man in the name of a righteous man will receive a righteous man's reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:42 - Whoever gives one of these little ones just a cup of cold water to drink in the name of a talmid, most assuredly I tell you he will in no way lose his reward."

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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