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Matthew 10:16

Context
Persecution of Disciples

10:16 “I 1  am sending you out like sheep surrounded by wolves, 2  so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.

Luke 10:3

Context
10:3 Go! I 3  am sending you out like lambs 4  surrounded by wolves. 5 

1 tn Grk “Behold I.” The Greek word ἰδού (idou) has not been translated because it has no exact English equivalent here, but adds interest and emphasis (BDAG 468 s.v. 1).

2 sn This imagery of wolves is found in intertestamental Judaism; see Pss. Sol. 8:23, 30.

3 tn Grk “Behold I.” The Greek word ἰδού (idou) has not been translated because it has no exact English equivalent here, but adds interest and emphasis (BDAG 468 s.v. 1).

4 sn On the imagery of lambs see Isa 40:11, Ezek 34:11-31, and John 10:1-18.

5 sn This imagery of wolves is found in intertestamental Judaism as well; see Pss. Sol. 8:23.



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