Luke 9:3
New International Version
He told them: “Take nothing for the journey—no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt.

New Living Translation
“Take nothing for your journey,” he instructed them. “Don’t take a walking stick, a traveler’s bag, food, money, or even a change of clothes.

English Standard Version
And he said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not have two tunics.

Berean Study Bible
“Take nothing for the journey,” He told them, “no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no second tunic.

Berean Literal Bible
And He said to them, "Take nothing for the journey, neither staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money, nor two tunics apiece to have.

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.

New King James Version
And He said to them, “Take nothing for the journey, neither staffs nor bag nor bread nor money; and do not have two tunics apiece.

New American Standard Bible
And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics.

NASB 1995
And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics apiece.

NASB 1977
And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey, neither a staff, nor a bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics apiece.

Amplified Bible
And He said to them, “Take nothing for your journey [that might encumber you]—neither a walking stick, nor bag, nor bread, nor money; and do not even have two tunics apiece.

Christian Standard Bible
“Take nothing for the road,” he told them, “no staff, no traveling bag, no bread, no money; and don’t take an extra shirt.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
“Take nothing for the road,” He told them, “no walking stick, no traveling bag, no bread, no money; and don’t take an extra shirt.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor wallet, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to them, “You shall take nothing for the road; no staff, neither moneybag, nor bread, nor money, neither two tunics will be with you.”

Contemporary English Version
He told them, "Don't take anything with you! Don't take a walking stick or a traveling bag or food or money or even a change of clothes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Take nothing for your journey; neither staff, nor scrip, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staff, nor wallet, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats.

Good News Translation
after saying to them, "Take nothing with you for the trip: no walking stick, no beggar's bag, no food, no money, not even an extra shirt.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He told them, "Don't take anything along on the trip. Don't take a walking stick, traveling bag, any food, money, or a change of clothes.

International Standard Version
He told them, "Don't take anything along on your trip—no walking stick, traveling bag, bread, money, or even an extra shirt.

Literal Standard Version
And He said to them, “Take nothing for the way, neither staff, nor leather pouch, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats each;

NET Bible
He said to them, "Take nothing for your journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, and do not take an extra tunic.

New Heart English Bible
And he said to them, "Take nothing for your journey--neither staff, nor pack, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats apiece.

Weymouth New Testament
And He commanded them, "Take nothing for your journey; neither stick nor bag nor bread nor money; and do not have an extra under garment.

World English Bible
He said to them, "Take nothing for your journey--neither staffs, nor wallet, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats apiece.

Young's Literal Translation
And he said unto them, 'Take nothing for the way, neither staff, nor scrip, nor bread, nor money; neither have two coats each;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ministry of the Twelve
2And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick. 3“Take nothing for the journey,” He told them, “no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no second tunic. 4Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that area.…

Cross References
Matthew 10:9
Do not carry any gold or silver or copper in your belts.

Matthew 10:10
Take no bag for the road, or second tunic, or sandals, or staff; for the worker is worthy of his provisions.

Mark 6:7
Then Jesus called the Twelve to Him and began to send them out two by two, giving them authority over unclean spirits.

Mark 6:8
He instructed them to take nothing but a staff for the journey--no bread, no bag, no money in their belts--

Luke 9:4
Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that area.

Luke 10:4
Carry no purse or bag or sandals. Do not greet anyone along the road.

Luke 22:35
Then Jesus asked them, "When I sent you out without purse or bag or sandals, did you lack anything?" "Nothing," they answered.


Treasury of Scripture

And he said to them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor money, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.

Take.

Luke 10:4
Carry neither purse, nor scrip, nor shoes: and salute no man by the way.

Luke 12:22
And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on.

Luke 22:35
And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

two.

Luke 3:11
He answereth and saith unto them, He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise.

Luke 5:29
And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.

Luke 12:28
If then God so clothe the grass, which is to day in the field, and to morrow is cast into the oven; how much more will he clothe you, O ye of little faith?









(3) Neither staves.--The better MSS. give, "neither a staff." The plural was probably adopted in order to bring the verse into harmony with Matthew 10:10, and Mark 6:8.

Verse 3. - Take nothing for your journey. Dr. Farrar well sums up the various directions of the Master to these his first missionaries: "The general spirit of the instructions merely is, 'Go forth in the simplest, humblest manner, with no hindrances to your movements, and in perfect faith;' and this, as history shows, has always been the method of the most successful missions. At the same time, we must remember that the wants of the twelve were very small, and were secured by the free open hospitality of the East."

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“Take
αἴρετε (airete)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 142: To raise, lift up, take away, remove.

nothing
Μηδὲν (Mēden)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3367: No one, none, nothing.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

the
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

journey,”
ὁδόν (hodon)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3598: A way, road, journey, path. Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication, a progress; figuratively, a mode or means.

He told
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

them,
αὐτούς (autous)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

“no
μήτε (mēte)
Conjunction
Strong's 3383: Nor, neither, not even, neither?nor. From me and te; not too, i.e. neither or nor; also, not even.

staff,
ῥάβδον (rhabdon)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4464: A rod, staff, staff of authority, scepter. From the base of rhapizo; a stick or wand.

no
μήτε (mēte)
Conjunction
Strong's 3383: Nor, neither, not even, neither?nor. From me and te; not too, i.e. neither or nor; also, not even.

bag,
πήραν (pēran)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4082: A sack, wallet for carrying provisions. Of uncertain affinity; a wallet or leather pouch for food.

no
μήτε (mēte)
Conjunction
Strong's 3383: Nor, neither, not even, neither?nor. From me and te; not too, i.e. neither or nor; also, not even.

bread,
ἄρτον (arton)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 740: Bread, a loaf, food. From airo; bread or a loaf.

no
μήτε (mēte)
Conjunction
Strong's 3383: Nor, neither, not even, neither?nor. From me and te; not too, i.e. neither or nor; also, not even.

money,
ἀργύριον (argyrion)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 694: Neuter of a presumed derivative of arguros; silvery, i.e. cash; specially, a silverling.

no
μήτε (mēte)
Conjunction
Strong's 3383: Nor, neither, not even, neither?nor. From me and te; not too, i.e. neither or nor; also, not even.

second
δύο (dyo)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1417: Two. A primary numeral; 'two'.

tunic.
χιτῶνας (chitōnas)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5509: A tunic, garment, undergarment. Of foreign origin; a tunic or shirt.


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