Matthew 10:13
Parallel Verses
New International Version
If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.

New Living Translation
If it turns out to be a worthy home, let your blessing stand; if it is not, take back the blessing.

English Standard Version
And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Berean Study Bible
If the home is worthy, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you.

Berean Literal Bible
And if indeed the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it; but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

New American Standard Bible
"If the house is worthy, give it your blessing of peace. But if it is not worthy, take back your blessing of peace.

King James 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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
and if the household is worthy, let your peace be on it. But if it is unworthy, let your peace return to you.

International Standard Version
If the household is receptive, let your blessing of peace come on it. But if it isn't receptive, let your blessing of peace return to you.

NET Bible
And if the house is worthy, let your peace come on it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

New Heart English Bible
And if the household is worthy, let your peace come on it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And if that household is worthy, your blessing of peace will come upon it, but if not, your blessing of peace will return unto you.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If it is a family that listens to you, allow your greeting to stand. But if it is not receptive, take back your greeting.

New American Standard 1977
“And if the house is worthy, let your greeting of peace come upon it; but if it is not worthy, let your greeting of peace return to you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if the house is worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it is not worthy, your peace shall return to you.

King James 2000 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.

American King James Version
And if the house be worthy, let your peace come on it: but if it be not worthy, let your peace return to you.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
And if that house be worthy, your peace shall come upon it; but if it be not worthy, your peace shall return to you.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

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

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
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.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:5-15 The Gentiles must not have the gospel brought them, till the Jews have refused it. This restraint on the apostles was only in their first mission. Wherever they went they must proclaim, The kingdom of heaven is at hand. They preached, to establish the faith; the kingdom, to animate the hope; of heaven, to inspire the love of heavenly things, and the contempt of earthly; which is at hand, that men may prepare for it without delay. Christ gave power to work miracles for the confirming of their doctrine. This is not necessary now that the kingdom of God is come. It showed that the intent of the doctrine they preached, was to heal sick souls, and to raise those that were dead in sin. In proclaiming the gospel of free grace for the healing and saving of men's souls, we must above all avoid the appearance of the spirit of an hireling. They are directed what to do in strange towns and cities. The servant of Christ is the ambassador of peace to whatever place he is sent. His message is even to the vilest sinners, yet it behoves him to find out the best persons in every place. It becomes us to pray heartily for all, and to conduct ourselves courteously to all. They are directed how to act as to those that refused them. The whole counsel of God must be declared, and those who will not attend to the gracious message, must be shown that their state is dangerous. This should be seriously laid to heart by all that hear the gospel, lest their privileges only serve to increase their condemnation.
Study Bible
The Ministry of the Twelve
12As you enter the house, greet its occupants. 13If the home is worthy, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your peace return to you. 14And if anyone will not welcome you or heed your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town.…
Cross References
Psalm 35:13
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth; I humbled my soul with fasting, And my prayer kept returning to my bosom.

Matthew 10:12
As you enter the house, greet its occupants.

Matthew 10:14
And if anyone will not welcome you or heed your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town.
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