Matthew 10:13

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come vpon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace returne to you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If the house is worthy, give it your {blessing of} peace. But if it is not worthy, take back your {blessing of} peace.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if the house is good enough, let your peace come on it: but if not, let your peace come back to you.
- Basic English Bible

And if the house indeed be worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
- Darby Bible

And if the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.
- Webster's Bible

and if the house deserves it, the peace you invoke shall come upon it. If not, your peace shall return to you.
- Weymouth Bible

If the household is worthy, let your peace come on it, but if it isn't worthy, let your peace return to you.
- World English Bible

And if thilk hous be worthi, youre pees schal come on it; but if that hous be not worthi, youre pees schal turne ayen to you.
- Wycliffe Bible

and if indeed the house be worthy, let your peace come upon it; and if it be not worthy, let your peace turn back to you.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:13


10:13 If the house be worthy - of it, God shall give them the peace you wish them. If not, he shall give you what they refuse. The same will be the case, when we pray for them that are not worthy.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:13


Mt 10:13 Let your peace come upon it. The Oriental salutation is, "Peace be with you". If the household were hospitable and friendly, let this blessing rest upon them. If they proved unfriendly, leave them to their own course and its results.

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