Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he called unto him the twelve, and began to send them forth by two and two; and gave them power over unclean spirits;

Two and

Bible References

The twelve

Mark 3:13
He then went up into the mountain and summoned those He wanted to come to Him and they came.
Matthew 10:1
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.
Luke 6:13
And when it was daylight, He called His disciples and chose from among them twelve, whom He also called apostles.
Luke 9:1
Jesus then called the twelve apostles together and gave them power and authority over all evil spirits and [the ability] to heal diseases.
Luke 10:3
[So], go on; See, I am sending you out as lambs among wolves.

Two and

Revelation 11:3
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].


Mark 16:17
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
Luke 10:17
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]."