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Jesus sent out these twelve, instructing them as follows: "Do not go to Gentile regions and do not enter any Samaritan town.
But a Samaritan who was traveling came to where the injured man was, and when he saw him, he felt compassion for him.
He fell with his face to the ground at Jesus' feet and thanked him. (Now he was a Samaritan.)
2 Kings 17:24
The king of Assyria brought foreigners from Babylon, Cuthah, Avva, Hamath, and Sepharvaim and settled them in the cities of Samaria in place of the Israelites. They took possession of Samaria and lived in its cities.
When the enemies of Judah and Benjamin learned that the former exiles were building a temple for the Lord God of Israel,
The Judeans replied, "Aren't we correct in saying that you are a Samaritan and are possessed by a demon?"