New American Standard Bible
Those who were reclining at the table with Him began to say to themselves, "Who is this man who even forgives sins?"
King James Bible
And they that sat at meat with him began to say within themselves, Who is this that forgiveth sins also?
Darby Bible Translation
And they that were with them at table began to say within themselves, Who is this who forgives also sins?
World English Bible
Those who sat at the table with him began to say to themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?"
Young's Literal Translation
and those reclining with him (at meat) began to say within themselves, 'Who is this, who also doth forgive sins?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Who is this ... - A very pertinent question. Who could he be but God? Man could not do it, and there is no wonder that they were amazed.
LibraryThwarting God's Purpose
'The Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, being not baptized of Him.' --LUKE vii. 30. Our Lord has just been pouring unstinted praise on the head of John the Baptist. The eulogium was tenderly timed, for it followed, and was occasioned by the expression, through messengers, of John's doubts of Christ's Messiahship. Lest these should shake the people's confidence in the Forerunner, and make them think of him as weak and shifting, Christ speaks of him in the glowing …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture
Go into Peace
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Liii. The Contemplation of Death.
Then it happened that as Jesus was reclining at the table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were dining with Jesus and His disciples.
The scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, "Who is this man who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?"
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