2 And He was saying to them, “aThe harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.
3 “Go; abehold, I send you out as lambs in the midst of wolves.
6 “If a 1man of peace is there, your peace will rest on him; but if not, it will return to you.
8 “Whatever city you enter and they receive you, aeat what is set before you;
9 and heal those in it who are sick, and say to them, ‘aThe kingdom of God has come near to you.’
13 “aWoe to you, bChorazin! Woe to you, bBethsaida! For if the 1miracles had been performed in bTyre and Sidon which occurred in you, they would have repented long ago, sitting in 2csackcloth and ashes.
14 “But it will be more tolerable for aTyre and Sidon in the judgment than for you.
15 “And you, aCapernaum, will not be exalted to heaven, will you? You will be brought down to Hades!
18 And He said to them, “I was watching aSatan fall from heaven like lightning.
19 “Behold, I have given you authority to atread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing will injure you.
20 “Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that ayour names are recorded in heaven.”
21 aAt that very 1time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I 2praise You, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
23 aTurning to the disciples, He said privately, “Blessed are the eyes which see the things you see,
26 And He said to him, “What is written in the Law? 1How does it read to you?”
27 And he answered, “aYou shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.”
28 And He said to him, “You have answered correctly; ado this and you will live.”
29 But wishing ato justify himself, he said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”
33 “But a aSamaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion,
35 “On the next day he took out two 1denarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, ‘Take care of him; and whatever more you spend, when I return I will repay you.’
37 And he said, “The one who showed mercy toward him.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do 1the same.”
38 Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named aMartha welcomed Him into her home.
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