New American Standard Bible
Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.
King James Bible
Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.
Darby Bible Translation
And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming near to him to hear him;
World English Bible
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him.
Young's Literal Translation
And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming nigh to him, to hear him,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Publicans and sinners - See the notes at Matthew 9:10.
LibraryThe Humanity of God
ST. LUKE xv. 7. I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance. There are three parables in this chapter: all agree in one quality-- in their humanity. God shows us in them that there is something in his character which is like the best and simplest parts of our characters. God himself likens himself to men, that men may understand him and love him. Why there should be more joy over the …
Charles Kingsley—Discipline and Other Sermons
'That which was Lost'
Nor Let us Allege that we are Justly Rendered Timid by a Consciousness of Sin...
Privilege and Experience
"For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
And Levi gave a big reception for Him in his house; and there was a great crowd of tax collectors and other people who were reclining at the table with them.
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