Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he summoned two of the centurions [and] said, "Make ready from the third hour of the night two hundred soldiers and seventy horsemen and two hundred spearmen, in order that they may proceed as far as Caesarea.
And [when] the centurion heard [this], he went to the military tribune [and] reported [it], saying, "What are you about to do? For this man is a Roman citizen!"
The clever sees danger and hides, but the simple go on and suffer.
And the centurion answered [and] said, "Lord, I am not worthy that you should come in under my roof. But only say the word and my slave will be healed.
"Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.