Not peace, but a sword.

Matthew 10.34-36 = Luke 12.51-53.

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§ Thomas 16:

ΠΕϪΕ Ι̅C̅ ϪΕ ΤΑΧΑ ΕΥΜΕΕΥΕ Ν̅ϬΙ Ρ̅ΡΩΜΕ ϪΕ Ν̅ΤΑΕΙΕΙ ΕΝΟΥϪΕ Ν̅ΟΥΕΙΡΗΝΗ ΕϪΜ̅ ΠΚΟCΜΟC ΑΥΩ CΕCΟΟΥΝ ΑΝ ϪΕ Ν̅ΤΑΕΙΕΙ ΑΝΟΥϪΕ Ν̅ϨΝ̅ΠΩΡϪ ΕϪΝ̅ ΠΚΑϨ ΟΥΚΩϨΤ ΟΥCΗϤΕ ΟΥΠΟΛΕΜΟC ΟΥΝ̅ ϮΟΥ ΓΑΡ ΝΑϢΩΠΕ ϨΝ̅ ΟΥΗΕΙ ΟΥΝ̅ ϢΟΜΤ ΝΑϢΩΠΕ ΕϪΝ̅CΝΑΥ ΑΥΩ CΝΑΥ ΕϪΝ̅ ϢΟΜΤ ΠΕΙΩΤ ΕϪΜ̅ ΠϢΗΡΕ ΑΥΩ ΠϢΗΡΕ ΕϪΜ̅ ΠΕΙΩΤ ΑΥΩ CΕΝΑΩϨΕ ΕΡΑΤΟΥ ΕΥΟ Μ̅ΜΟΝΑΧΟC.

Jesus said: Men think perhaps that I have come to cast peace upon the world. They do not know that I have come to cast divisions upon the earth, fire, sword, and war. For there will be five in a house; three will be against two, and two against three, the father against the son, and the son against the father. And they will stand alone.

§ Martyrdom of Polycarp 6.2a:

Ην γαρ και αδυνατον λαθειν αυτον, επει και οι προδιδοντες αυτον οικειοι υπηρχον.

For it was impossible for him to hide, since those who delivered him over were also of his household.

§ Justin Martyr, Dialogue 35.3:

Ειπε γαρ· Πολλοι ελευσονται επι τω ονοματι μου, εξωθεν ενδεδυμενοι δερματα προβατων, εσωθεν δε εισι λυκοι αρπαγες, και· Εχονται σχισματα και αιρεσεις, και· Προσεχετε απο των ψευδοπροφητων, οιτινες ελευσονται προς υμας εξωθεν ενδεδυμενοι δερματα προβατων, εσωθεν δι εισι λυκοι αρπαγες, και· Αναστησονται πολλοι ψευδοχριστοι και ψευδοαποστολοι, και πολλους των πιστων πλανησουσιν.

For he said: Many will come in my name, clothed outwardly in skins of sheep, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves, and: There shall be schisms and heresies, and: Beware of false prophets, who will come to you clothed outwardly in skins of sheep, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves, and: Many false Christs and false apostles will stand up, and they will deceive many of the faithful.