Jesus called his twelve disciples together and gave them authority to cast out evil[a] spirits and to heal every kind of disease and illness. 2 Here are the names of the twelve apostles:
Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Apostles
first, Simon (also called Peter),
then Andrew (Peter’s brother),
James (son of Zebedee),
John (James’s brother),
Matthew (the tax collector),
James (son of Alphaeus),
4 Simon (the zealot[c]),
Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him).
5 Jesus sent out the twelve apostles with these instructions:
35 ‘I have come to set a man against his father,
- Matthew 10:1 Greek unclean.
- Matthew 10:3 Other manuscripts read Lebbaeus; still others read Lebbaeus who is called Thaddaeus.
- Matthew 10:4 Greek the Cananean, an Aramaic term for Jewish nationalists.
- Matthew 10:7 Or has come, or is coming soon.
- Matthew 10:18 Or But this will be your testimony against the rulers and other unbelievers.
- Matthew 10:22 Greek on account of my name.
- Matthew 10:23 “Son of Man” is a title Jesus used for himself.
- Matthew 10:24 Or Disciples.
- Matthew 10:25 Greek Beelzeboul; other manuscripts read Beezeboul; Latin version reads Beelzebub.
- Matthew 10:28 Greek Gehenna.
- Matthew 10:29 Greek one assarion [i.e., one “as,” a Roman coin equal to 1/16 of a denarius].
- Matthew 10:36 Mic 7:6.
- Matthew 10:41 Greek receive a prophet in the name of a prophet.