New International Version
These were his instructions: "Take nothing for the journey except a staff--no bread, no bag, no money in your belts.
King James Bible
And commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their purse:
Darby Bible Translation
and he commanded them that they should take nothing for the way, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their belt;
World English Bible
He commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a staff only: no bread, no wallet, no money in their purse,
Young's Literal Translation
and he commanded them that they may take nothing for the way, except a staff only -- no scrip, no bread, no brass in the girdle,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A staff only - It is likely he desired them to take only one with every two, merely for the purpose of carrying any part of their clothes on, when they should be obliged to strip them off by reason of the heat; for walking staves, or things of this kind, were forbidden, see Matthew 10:10. But, probably, no more is designed than simply to state that they must not wait to make any provision for the journey, but go off just as they were, leaving the provision necessary in the present case to the care of Divine Providence. St. James is represented in ancient paintings, as carrying a gourd bottle on a Staff across his shoulder.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
save. Matthew says that they were to take 'neither two coats, neither shoes, nor yet staves;' but this precept plainly means, 'Go just as you are; take no other coat, shoes, or staff than what you already have.'
money. 'The word signifieth a piece of brass money in value something less than a farthing. Mat.
10:9: but here it is taken in general for money.'
LibraryJanuary 6 Evening
The apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things they had done.--MARK 6:30. There is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother.--The Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend.--Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you. When ye shall have done …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
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"Do not get any gold or silver or copper to take with you in your belts--
no bag for the journey or extra shirt or sandals or a staff, for the worker is worth his keep.
Wear sandals but not an extra shirt.
He told them: "Take nothing for the journey--no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra shirt.
Do not take a purse or bag or sandals; and do not greet anyone on the road.
Then Jesus asked them, "When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?" "Nothing," they answered.
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