Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He then went up into the mountain and summoned those He wanted to come to Him and they came.
Jesus then called His twelve apostles [see next verse] to Him and gave them authority to drive out evil spirits and to heal all kinds of diseases and illnesses.
And when it was daylight, He called His disciples and chose from among them twelve, whom He also called apostles.
Jesus then called the twelve apostles together and gave them power and authority over all evil spirits and [the ability] to heal diseases.
[So], go on; See, I am sending you out as lambs among wolves.
And I will give [authority] to my two witnesses and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, wearing sackcloth" [i.e., a black, coarse cloth made of goat's hair].
And these [miraculous] signs will attend [the conversion of] those who believe. [Note: This refers to the supernatural miracles performed by the apostles and their associates during the apostolic age. See verse
So, the seventy-two disciples returned with joy, saying, "Lord, even the evil spirits submitted to us in your name [i.e., by your authority]."