Luke 5:27
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English Standard Version
After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, “Follow me.”

King James Bible
And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.

American Standard Version
And after these things he went forth, and beheld a publican, named Levi, sitting at the place of toll, and said unto him, Follow me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom, and he said to him: Follow me.

English Revised Version
And after these things he went forth, and beheld a publican, named Levi, sitting at the place of toll, and said unto him, Follow me.

Webster's Bible Translation
And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said to him, Follow me.

Weymouth New Testament
After this He went out and noticed a tax-gatherer, Levi by name, sitting at the Toll office; and He said to him, "Follow me."

Luke 5:27 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

He saw (ἐθεάσατο)

Better, as Rev., beheld, since the verb denotes looking attentively. See on Matthew 11:7.

A publican

See on Luke 3:12.

Receipt of custom

See on Matthew 9:9.

Luke 5:27 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

and saw.

Matthew 9:9 And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said to him, Follow me...

*etc:

Matthew 10:3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;

Matthew.

Mark 2:13,14 And he went forth again by the sea side; and all the multitude resorted to him, and he taught them...

Mark 3:18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus...

Follow me.

Luke 18:22 Now when Jesus heard these things, he said to him, Yet lack you one thing: sell all that you have, and distribute to the poor...

Matthew 4:19-21 And he said to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men...

Matthew 8:22 But Jesus said to him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

Matthew 16:24 Then said Jesus to his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

John 1:43 The day following Jesus would go forth into Galilee, and finds Philip, and said to him, Follow me.

John 12:26 If any man serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there shall also my servant be: if any man serve me, him will my Father honor.

John 21:19-22 This spoke he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he said to him, Follow me...

Cross References
Matthew 9:9
As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, "Follow me." And he rose and followed him.

Matthew 10:3
Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;

Mark 2:14
And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, "Follow me." And he rose and followed him.

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