Matthew 10:5

“These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These twelue Iesus sent foorth, and commanded them, saying, Goe not into the way of the Gentiles, and into any city of the Samaritans enter ye not:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: "Do not go in {the} way of {the} Gentiles, and do not enter {any} city of the Samaritans;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These twelve Jesus sent forth, and charged them, saying, Go not into `any' way of the Gentiles, and enter not into any city of the Samaritans:
- American Standard Version (1901)

These twelve Jesus sent out and gave them orders, saying, Do not go among the Gentiles, or into any town of Samaria,
- Basic English Bible

These twelve Jesus sent out when he had charged them, saying, Go not off into [the] way of [the] nations, and into a city of Samaritans enter ye not;
- Darby Bible

These twelve Jesus sent forth, and commanded them, saying, Go not into the way of the Gentiles, and enter ye not into any city of the Samaritans.
- Webster's Bible

These twelve Jesus sent on a mission, after giving them their instructions: "Go not," He said, "among the Gentiles, and enter no Samaritan town;
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus sent these twelve out, and commanded them, saying, "Don't go among the Gentiles, and don't enter into any city of the Samaritans.
- World English Bible

Jhesus sente these twelue, and comaundide hem, and seide, Go ye not `in to the weie of hethene men, and entre ye not in to the citees of Samaritans;
- Wycliffe Bible

These twelve did Jesus send forth, having given command to them, saying, `To the way of the nations go not away, and into a city of the Samaritans go not in,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 10:5


10:5 These twelve Jesus sent forth - Herein exercising his supreme authority, as God over all. None but God can give men authority to preach his word. Go not - Their commission was thus confined now, because the calling of the Gentiles was deferred till after the more plentiful effusion of the Holy Ghost on the day of pentecost. Enter not - Not to preach; but they might to buy what they wanted, #John 4:9|.


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 10:5


Mt 10:5 Go not into the way of the Gentiles. The Jews called all "Gentiles" who were not Jews. Samaritans. The inhabitants of Samaria, a district between Judea and Galilee; descendants of a remnant of the Ten Tribes, mixed with Gentiles colonized there. They accepted the five books of Moses, but worshipped on Mount Gerizim, instead of at Jerusalem. They and the Jews had been for ages bitter enemies.

Discussion for Matthew 10

  • Steve morrow
    MATTHEW 10:16 BEHOLD I SEND YOU FORTH AS SHEEP IN THE MIDST OF WOLVES BE YOU THEREFORE WISE AS SERPENTS AND HARMLESS AS DOVES 2 TIMOTHY 2:24 AND THE SERVANT OF THE LORD MUST NOT STRIVE BUT BE GENTLE UNTO ALL MEN APT TO TEACH PATIENT 1 THESSALONIANS 2:7 BUT WE WERE GENTLE AMONG YOU ALL EVEN AS A NURSE CHERISHETH HER CHILDREN JAMES 1:16 DO NOT ERR MY BELOVED CHILDREN
  • Rhonda Dotson
    If a person strives for his life in the world, he will find that the world does not offer "the life", and will lose it. But if he gives up searching the world for his life for the sake of Jesus Christ, he will find 'the life". Because The Life is in Jesus Christ.
  • Lilian
    HE THAT FINDETH HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT AND HE SHALL LOOSES HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE WILL FIND IT. OBEDIENCE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THAN SACRIFICE IF WE FOLLOW JESUS JEHOVA JIREH THE LORD MY PROVIDER SHALOM AMEN
  • Steve morrow
    COLOSSIANS 1:20 AND HAVING MADE PEACE THROUGH THE BLOOD OF HIS CROSS BY HIM TO RECONCILE ALL THINGS UNTO HIMSELF --BY HIM I SAY--WHETHER THEY BE THINGS IN EARTH OR THINGS IN HEAVEN--1:21--AND YOU THAT WERE SOMETIME ALIENATED AND ENEMIES IN YOUR MIND BY WICKED WORKS YET NOW HATH HE RECONCILED --1:22--IN THE BODY OF HIS FLESH THROUGH DEATH TO PRESENT YOU HOLY AND UNBLAMEABLE AND UNREPROVEABLE IN HIS SIGHT --1:23----IF YOU CONTINUE----IN THE FAITH GROUNDED AND SETTLED AND BE NOT MOVED AWAY FROM THE HOPE OF THE GOSPEL WHICH YOU HAVE HEARD AND WHICH WAS PREACHED TO EVERY CREATURE WHICH IS UNDER HEAVEN WHEREOF I PAUL AM MADE A MINISTER JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE --- NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN --- BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED PHILIPPIANS 2:21 FOR ALL SEEK THEIR OWN NOT THE THINGS WHICH ARE JESUS CHRISTS
  • Lisa
    I don't care what it takes I will follow and trust in God for the rest of my life on this earth even if people try to kill me I will still stand strong cause he has been too good to me to just turn my back on him
  • Kollin
    Freely have ye received, Freely give. Matthew 10:8

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