New International Version
"Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.
King James Bible
Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
Darby Bible Translation
Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-gatherer.
World English Bible
"Two men went up into the temple to pray; one was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector.
Young's Literal Translation
'Two men went up to the temple to pray, the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-gatherer;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A Pharisee - For a description of the Pharisees and their tenets, see on Matthew 16:1 (note).
Publican - See an account of these on Matthew 5:46 (note). Both these persons went to the temple to pray, i.e. to worship God: they were probably both Jews, and felt themselves led by different motives to attend at the temple, at the hour of prayer: the one to return thanks for the mercies he had received; the other to implore that grace which alone could redeem him from his sins.
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Men ought always to pray, and not to faint.--LUKE 18:1. Which of you shall have a friend, and shall go unto him at midnight, and say unto him, Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine in his journey is come to me and I have nothing to set before him? And he from within shall answer and say, Trouble me not: the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give thee. I say unto you, Though he will not rise and give him, because he is his friend, yet because of his …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
July 14. "Men Ought Always to Pray" (Luke xviii. 1).
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1 Kings 10:5
the food on his table, the seating of his officials, the attending servants in their robes, his cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he made at the temple of the LORD, she was overwhelmed.
2 Kings 20:5
"Go back and tell Hezekiah, the ruler of my people, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the temple of the LORD.
2 Kings 20:8
Hezekiah had asked Isaiah, "What will be the sign that the LORD will heal me and that I will go up to the temple of the LORD on the third day from now?"
Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer--at three in the afternoon.
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