New International Version
If people do not welcome you, leave their town and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them."
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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
There abide, and thence depart - That is, remain in that lodging till ye depart from that city. Some MSS. and versions add μη, which makes the following sense: There remain, and depart Not thence. See the note on Matthew 10:11.
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LibrarySelf-Denial Versus Self-Assertion.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.--LUKE ix. 23. We might naturally have thought that if there was one thing in the life of the LORD JESUS CHRIST which belonged to Him alone, it was His cross-bearing. To guard against so natural a mistake, the HOLY GHOST has taken care in gospel and in epistle to draw our special attention to the oneness of the believer with CHRIST in cross-bearing; and also to prevent misunderstanding as to the character …
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Christ's Cross and Ours
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Whatever house you enter, stay there until you leave that town.
Even the dust of your town we wipe from our feet as a warning to you. Yet be sure of this: The kingdom of God has come near.'
So they shook the dust off their feet as a warning to them and went to Iconium.
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