Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child on my account is welcoming me, and whoever welcomes me, welcomes him who has sent me. For it is the lowliest among you all who is really great."
But whenever you come to a town and they do not welcome you, go out into the open streets and say,
And where no one will welcome you, or listen to you, leave that house or town and shake off its very dust from your feet.
If any place refuses to receive you or to listen to you, when you leave it shake off the very dust from the soles of your feet as a warning to them."
"Whoever welcomes one child like this on my account is welcoming me, and whoever welcomes me, welcomes not me but him who has sent me."
They shook off the dust from their feet in protest, and went to Iconium.
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."
And the people there would not receive him, because he was going to Jerusalem.
Then he warned him to tell nobody, "But go," he said, "show yourself to the priest, and in proof of your cure make the offerings for your purification, just as Moses prescribed."
and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to bear your testimony before them and the heathen.