New Living Translation
And if a town refuses to welcome you, shake its dust from your feet as you leave to show that you have abandoned those people to their fate."
King James Bible
And whosoever will not receive you, when ye go out of that city, shake off the very dust from your feet for a testimony against them.
Darby Bible Translation
And as many as may not receive you, going forth from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a witness against them.
World English Bible
As many as don't receive you, when you depart from that city, shake off even the dust from your feet for a testimony against them."
Young's Literal Translation
and as many as may not receive you, going forth from that city, even the dust from your feet shake off, for a testimony against them.'
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Wherever you go, stay in the same house until you leave town.
We wipe even the dust of your town from our feet to show that we have abandoned you to your fate. And know this--the Kingdom of God is near!'
So they shook the dust from their feet as a sign of rejection and went to the town of Iconium.
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