New International Version
And he sent messengers on ahead, who went into a Samaritan village to get things ready 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Sent messengers - Αγγελους, angels, literally; but this proves that the word angel signifies a messenger of any kind, whether Divine or human. The messengers in this case were probably James and John.
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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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September 15 Evening
Christ's Cross and Ours
'In the Holy Mount'
These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: "Do not go among the Gentiles or enter any town of the Samaritans.
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.
But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee.
He threw himself at Jesus' feet and thanked him--and he was a Samaritan.
Now he had to go through Samaria.
So he came to a town in Samaria called Sychar, near the plot of ground Jacob had given to his son Joseph.
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