New American Standard Bible
and He sent messengers on ahead of Him, and they went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make arrangements for Him.
King James Bible
And sent messengers before his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he sent messengers before his face. And having gone they entered into a village of the Samaritans that they might make ready for him.
World English Bible
and sent messengers before his face. They went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, so as to prepare for him.
Young's Literal Translation
and he sent messengers before his face, and having gone on, they went into a village of Samaritans, to make ready for him,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Sent messengers - In the original the word is "angels;" and the use of that word here shows that the word "angel" in the Bible does not always mean heavenly beings.
To make ready - To prepare a place, lodgings, refreshments. He had no reason to expect that he would experience any kind treatment from the Samaritans if he came suddenly among them, and if they saw that he was going to Jerusalem. He therefore made provision beforehand, and thus has shown us that it is not "improper' to look out beforehand for the supply of our wants, and to guard against want and poverty.
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These twelve Jesus sent out after instructing them: "Do not go in the way of the Gentiles, and do not enter any city of the Samaritans;
Now after this the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.
"But a Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he felt compassion,
While He was on the way to Jerusalem, He was passing between Samaria and Galilee.
and he fell on his face at His feet, giving thanks to Him. And he was a Samaritan.
And He had to pass through Samaria.
So He came to a city of Samaria called Sychar, near the parcel of ground that Jacob gave to his son Joseph;
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