Matthew 9:13
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English Standard Version
Go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.’ For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.”

King James Bible
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

American Standard Version
But go ye and learn what this meaneth, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Go then and learn what this meaneth, I will have mercy and not sacrifice. For I am not come to call the just, but sinners.

English Revised Version
But go ye and learn what this meaneth, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice: for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.

Webster's Bible Translation
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Weymouth New Testament
But go and learn what this means, 'It is mercy that I desire, not sacrifice'; for I did not come to appeal to the righteous, but to sinners."

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go.

Matthew 12:3,5,7 But he said to them, Have you not read what David did, when he was an hungered, and they that were with him...

Matthew 19:4 And he answered and said to them, Have you not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,

Matthew 21:42 Jesus said to them, Did you never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected...

Matthew 22:31,32 But as touching the resurrection of the dead, have you not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying...

Mark 12:26 And as touching the dead, that they rise: have you not read in the book of Moses, how in the bush God spoke to him, saying...

Luke 10:26 He said to him, What is written in the law? how read you?

John 10:34 Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, You are gods?

I will.

Proverbs 21:3 To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

Hosea 6:6 For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Micah 6:6-8 With which shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God? shall I come before him with burnt offerings...

to call.

Matthew 18:11-13 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost...

Mark 2:17 When Jesus heard it, he said to them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick...

Luke 5:32 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Luke 15:3-10 And he spoke this parable to them, saying...

Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Romans 3:10-24 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one...

1 Corinthians 6:9-11 Know you not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters...

1 Timothy 1:13-16 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief...

but.

Matthew 3:2,8 And saying, Repent you: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand...

Matthew 4:17 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 11:20,21 Then began he to upbraid the cities wherein most of his mighty works were done, because they repented not...

Matthew 21:28-32 But what think you? A certain man had two sons; and he came to the first, and said, Son, go work to day in my vineyard...

Isaiah 55:6,7 Seek you the LORD while he may be found, call you on him while he is near...

Luke 15:7 I say to you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repents, more than over ninety and nine just persons...

Luke 24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins...

Acts 3:19 Repent you therefore, and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out...

Acts 5:31 Him has God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Savior, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 11:18 When they heard these things, they held their peace, and glorified God, saying...

Acts 17:30,31 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commands all men every where to repent...

Acts 20:21 Testifying both to the Jews, and also to the Greeks, repentance toward God, and faith toward our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:18-20 To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God...

Romans 2:4-6 Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering...

1 Timothy 1:15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.

2 Timothy 2:25,26 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth...

2 Peter 3:9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is long-suffering to us-ward...

Cross References
Hosea 6:6
For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God rather than burnt offerings.

Matthew 12:7
And if you had known what this means, 'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned the guiltless.

Mark 2:17
And when Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners."

Mark 12:33
And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one's neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

Luke 5:31
And Jesus answered them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.

Luke 5:32
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."

1 Timothy 1:15
The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost.

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