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And Jesus saith unto him, See thou tell no man; but go thy way, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.
But Jesus answered, "Let it be so this time, for it is right for us to do everything that God requires." Then John consented.
"Do not suppose that I have come to do away with the Law or the Prophets. I have not come to do away with them but to enforce them.
And when he saw them, he said to them, "Go and show yourselves to the priests." And as they went they were cured.
and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to bear your testimony before them and the heathen.
saying to him, "See that you say nothing about this to anybody, but begone! show yourself to the priest, and in proof of your cure make the offerings for your purification which Moses prescribed."
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."
But you must be on your guard; they will hand you over to courts and you will be taken into synagogues and beaten, and you will be brought before governors and kings on my account, to testify to them.
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."
It will all lead to your testifying.
If I am not doing the things my Father does, do not believe me.