Luke 5:31
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New International Version
Jesus answered them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

New Living Translation
Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a doctor--sick people do.

English Standard Version
And Jesus answered them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

Berean Study Bible
Jesus answered, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus answering, said to them, "Those being well have no need of a physician, but those being sick.

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus answered and said to them, "It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.

King James Bible
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Jesus replied to them, "The healthy don't need a doctor, but the sick do.

International Standard Version
But Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick people do.

NET Bible
Jesus answered them, "Those who are well don't need a physician, but those who are sick do.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua answered and he said to them, “A doctor is not sought for the healthy but for those who have become very ill.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a doctor; those who are sick do.

New American Standard 1977
And Jesus answered and said to them, “It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jesus answering said unto them, Those that are whole have no need of a physician, but those that are sick.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.

American King James Version
And Jesus answering said to them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.

American Standard Version
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are in health have no need of a physician; but they that are sick.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answering, said to them: They that are whole, need not the physician: but they that are sick.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus answering said to them, They that are in sound health have not need of a physician, but those that are ill.

English Revised Version
And Jesus answering said unto them, They that are whole have no need of a physician; but they that are sick.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus answering, said to them, They that are well need not a physician; but they that are sick.

Weymouth New Testament
But Jesus replied to them, "It is not men in good health who require a physician, but the sick.

World English Bible
Jesus answered them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus answering said unto them, 'They who are well have no need of a physician, but they that are ill:
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
5:27-39 It was a wonder of Christ's grace, that he would call a publican to be his disciple and follower. It was a wonder of his grace, that the call was made so effectual. It was a wonder of his grace, that he came to call sinners to repentance, and to assure them of pardon. It was a wonder of his grace, that he so patiently bore the contradiction of sinners against himself and his disciples. It was a wonder of his grace, that he fixed the services of his disciples according to their strength and standing. The Lord trains up his people gradually for the trials allotted them; we should copy his example in dealing with the weak in faith, or the tempted believer.
Study Bible
The Calling of Levi
30But the Pharisees and their scribes complained to Jesus’ disciples, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?” 31Jesus answered, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. 32I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”…
Cross References
Matthew 9:12
On hearing this, Jesus said, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.

Matthew 9:13
But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Mark 2:17
On hearing this, Jesus told them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Luke 5:32
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance."
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And Jesus answering said to them, They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick.

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