Matthew 10:14
New International Version
If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, leave that home or town and shake the dust off your feet.

New Living Translation
If any household or town refuses to welcome you or listen to your message, shake its dust from your feet as you leave.

English Standard Version
And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town.

Berean Study Bible
And if anyone will not welcome you or heed your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that home or town.

Berean Literal Bible
And whoever will not receive you nor will hear your words, shake off the dust of your feet going forth out of that house or that city!

King James Bible
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.

New King James Version
And whoever will not receive you nor hear your words, when you depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet.

New American Standard Bible
And whoever does not receive you nor listen to your words, as you leave that house or city, shake the dust off your feet.

NASB 1995
“Whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake the dust off your feet.

NASB 1977
“And whoever does not receive you, nor heed your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake off the dust of your feet.

Amplified Bible
Whoever does not welcome you, nor listen to your message, as you leave that house or city, shake the dust [of it] off your feet [in contempt, breaking all ties].

Christian Standard Bible
If anyone does not welcome you or listen to your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that house or town.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If anyone will not welcome you or listen to your words, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that house or town.

American Standard Version
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth out of that house or that city, shake off the dust of your feet.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“But whoever does not receive you, neither listens to your words, when you depart from the house or from the village, shake the sand from your feet.”

Contemporary English Version
If someone won't welcome you or listen to your message, leave their home or town. And shake the dust from your feet at them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words: going forth out of that house or city shake off the dust from your feet.

English Revised Version
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, as ye go forth out of that house or that city, shake off the dust of your feet.

Good News Translation
And if some home or town will not welcome you or listen to you, then leave that place and shake the dust off your feet.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If anyone doesn't welcome you or listen to what you say, leave that house or city, and shake its dust off your feet.

International Standard Version
If no one welcomes you or listens to your words, as you leave that house or town, shake its dust off your feet.

Literal Standard Version
And whoever may not receive you nor hear your words, coming forth from that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet,

NET Bible
And if anyone will not welcome you or listen to your message, shake the dust off your feet as you leave that house or that town.

New Heart English Bible
And whoever does not receive you, nor hear your words, as you leave that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.

Weymouth New Testament
And whoever refuses to receive you or even to listen to your Message, as you leave that house or town, shake off the very dust from your feet.

World English Bible
Whoever doesn't receive you, nor hear your words, as you go out of that house or that city, shake off the dust from your feet.

Young's Literal Translation
'And whoever may not receive you nor hear your words, coming forth from that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ministry of the Twelve
13If the home is worthy, let your peace rest on it; but 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. 15Truly I tell you, it will be more bearable for Sodom and Gomorrah on the day of judgment than for that town.…

Cross References
Matthew 10:13
If the home is worthy, let your peace rest on it; but if it is not, let your peace return to you.

Mark 6:11
If anyone will not welcome you or listen to you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that place, as a testimony against them."

Luke 10:11
Even the dust of your town that clings to our feet, we wipe off as a testimony against you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God is near.'

Acts 13:51
So they shook the dust off their feet in protest against them and went to Iconium.


Treasury of Scripture

And whoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when you depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.

whosoever.

Matthew 10:40,41
He that receiveth you receiveth me, and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me…

Matthew 18:5
And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me.

Mark 6:11
And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

shake.

Nehemiah 5:13
Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the LORD. And the people did according to this promise.

Acts 13:51
But they shook off the dust of their feet against them, and came unto Iconium.

Acts 18:6
And when they opposed themselves, and blasphemed, he shook his raiment, and said unto them, Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean: from henceforth I will go unto the Gentiles.









(14) Shake off the dust of your feet.--The act was a familiar symbol of the sense of indignation, as in the case of St. Paul (Acts 13:51) at Antioch in Pisidia. The Jewish maxim, that even the very dust of a heathen land brought defilement with it, added to its significance. It was a protest in act, declaring (as our Lord declares in words) that the city or house which did not receive the messengers of the Christ was below the level even of the Gentiles.

Verses 14, 15. - If rejected, bear your solemn witness to the fact, for to reject you brings awful consequences. Verse 14. - Parallel passages: Mark 6:11; Luke 9:5 (the twelve); 10:10, 11 (the seventy). And whosoever shall not receive you - on your formal request as heralds of the kingdom - nor hear your words (Matthew 7:24, note), when (as, Revised Version, ver. 12, note) ye depart (go forth, Revised Version) out cf. At the moment of going out (cf. ver. 12), ἐξερχόμενοι ἔξω (Matthew 21:17; Acts 16:13), in this case finally. That house or (thai, Revised Version) city. "The house," rightly further defined by "that" in English, comes in Matthew only; "that city" comes also in the parallel passage, Luke 9:5 (cf. the parallel passages, Mark 6:11; Luke 10:10), and therefore belongs to the source used by St. Matthew. Shake off the dust of ("ell;" ἐκ, Westcott and Herr, margin) your feet. Treating it as a heathen place, whose pollution must be shaken off. For the very dust from a heathen land was to be reckoned as polluting, since, as Rashi says on Talm. Bab., 'Sabb.,' 15b (cf. Lightfoot, 'Hor. Hebr.,' in loc.), "It may be doubted, of all the dust of a heathen land, whether it were not from the sepulchre of the dead." (For the apostolic fulfilment of our Lord's injunction cf. Acts 13:51 and Acts 18:6; see also Nehemiah 5:13.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
And
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

if anyone
ὃς (hos)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

will not welcome
δέξηται (dexētai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1209: To take, receive, accept, welcome. Middle voice of a primary verb; to receive.

you
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

or
μηδὲ (mēde)
Conjunction
Strong's 3366: And not, not even, neither?nor. From me and de; but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor.

heed
ἀκούσῃ (akousē)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

words,
λόγους (logous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3056: From lego; something said; by implication, a topic, also reasoning or motive; by extension, a computation; specially, the Divine Expression.

shake
ἐκτινάξατε (ektinaxate)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1621: To shake off; mid: I shake off from myself. From ek and tinasso; to shake violently.

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

dust
κονιορτὸν (koniorton)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2868: Dust. From the base of koniao and ornumi; pulverulence.

off
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

feet
ποδῶν (podōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 4228: The foot. A primary word; a 'foot'.

when you leave
ἐξερχόμενοι (exerchomenoi)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1831: To go out, come out. From ek and erchomai; to issue.

that
ἐκείνης (ekeinēs)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 1565: That, that one there, yonder. From ekei; that one (neuter) thing); often intensified by the article prefixed.

home
οἰκίας (oikias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 3614: From oikos; properly, residence, but usually an abode; by implication, a family.

or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

town.
πόλεως (poleōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.


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