QOTW – What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?

Question: “What does it mean to be wise as serpents and harmless as doves (Matthew 10:16)?”

Answer: 
In sending out the Twelve, Jesus said to them, “Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves” (Matthew 10:16, KJV). The NIV says, “shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves.”

Source: https://www.gotquestions.org/wise-serpents-harmless-doves.html


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