1 And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction. (Mr 3:13; Mr 6:7; Lu 6:13; Lu 9:1)2 The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; (Mt 4:18; Mt 4:21; Mt 16:18; Mr 3:16; Lu 6:14; Joh 1:42; Ac 1:13)3 Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
1. Some manuscripts Lebbaeus, or Lebbaeus called Thaddaeus
1. Greek chiton, a long garment worn under the cloak next to the skin
 or sandals or a staff, for the laborer deserves his food. (1Co 9:4; 1Co 9:7; 1Ti 5:18)11 And whatever town or village you enter, find out who is worthy in it and stay there until you depart.12 As you enter the house, greet it. (1Sa 25:6; 1Ch 12:18)13 And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you. (Mt 8:8; Mt 10:12; Ac 16:15)14 And if anyone will not receive you or listen to your words, shake off the dust from your feet when you leave that house or town. (Ne 5:13; Ac 13:51; Ac 18:6)15 Truly, I say to you, it will be more bearable on the day of judgment for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah than for that town. (Ge 18:20; Ge 19:28; Mt 11:24; 2Pe 2:6)
 above his master. (Lu 6:40; Joh 13:16; Joh 15:20; Heb 12:3)25 It is enough for the disciple to be like his teacher, and the servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebul, how much more will they malign
26 “So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known. (Mr 4:22; Lu 8:17; Lu 12:2; 1Ti 5:25)27 What I tell you in the dark, say in the light, and what you hear whispered, proclaim on the housetops. (Lu 5:19)28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
1. Greek assarion, Roman copper coin (Latin quadrans) worth about 1/16 of a denarius (which was a day’s wage for a laborer)
 And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.30 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. (1Sa 14:45)31 Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows. (Mt 6:26; Mt 12:12)32 So everyone who acknowledges me before men, I also will acknowledge before my Father who is in heaven, (Ro 10:9; Heb 10:35; Re 3:5)33 but whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven. (Mt 7:23; Mt 25:12; Mr 8:38; Lu 13:25; 2Ti 2:12; 2Pe 2:1; 1Jo 2:23)