New International Version
Then Levi held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them.
King James Bible
And Levi made him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of publicans and of others that sat down with them.
Darby Bible Translation
And Levi made a great entertainment for him in his house, and there was a great crowd of tax-gatherers and others who were at table with them.
World English Bible
Levi made a great feast for him in his house. There was a great crowd of tax collectors and others who were reclining with them.
Young's Literal Translation
And Levi made a great entertainment to him in his house, and there was a great multitude of tax-gatherers and others who were with them reclining (at meat),
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A great feast - Δοχην μεγαλην, A splendid entertainment. The word refers more properly to the number of the guests, and the manner in which they were received, than to the quality or quantity of the fare. A great number of his friends and acquaintance was collected on the occasion, that they might be convinced of the propriety of the change he had made, when they had the opportunity of seeing and hearing his heavenly teacher.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMarch 25 Evening
Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.--LUKE 5:5. All power is give unto me in heaven and in earth. Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: . . . and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world. The kingdom of heaven is like unto a net, that was cast into the sea. Though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: necessity is laid …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
Christ the Great Physician.
Jesus, Still Lead On.
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector's booth. "Follow me," he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.' But wisdom is proved right by her deeds."
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus.
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