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Mark 6:7-9 meaning

Verses covered in this passage:

  • Mark 6:7
  • Mark 6:8
  • Mark 6:9

The twelve disciples are sent out

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Biblical Text

7 And He summoned the twelve and began to send them out in pairs, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits; 8 and He instructed them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a mere staff—no bread, no bag, no money in their belt— 9 but to wear sandals; and He added, “Do not put on two tunics.” 

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