New Living Translation
This made the Pharisees and teachers of religious law complain that he was associating with such sinful people--even eating with them!
King James Bible
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
Darby Bible Translation
and the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, This man receives sinners and eats with them.
World English Bible
The Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them."
Young's Literal Translation
and the Pharisees and the scribes were murmuring, saying -- This one doth receive sinners, and doth eat with them.'
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LibraryThe Prodigal and his Brother.
Preached February 21, 1853. THE PRODIGAL AND HIS BROTHER. "And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine. It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; was lost, and is found."--Luke xv. 31, 32. There are two classes of sins. There are some sins by which man crushes, wounds, malevolently injures his brother man: those sins which speak of a bad, tyrannical, and selfish heart. Christ met those with denunciation. …
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton
Number one Thousand; Or, "Bread Enough and to Spare"
The Lost Silver Piece
The Turning Point
But when the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with such scum?"
The Son of Man, on the other hand, feasts and drinks, and you say, 'He's a glutton and a drunkard, and a friend of tax collectors and other sinners!' But wisdom is shown to be right by its results."
But the Pharisees and their teachers of religious law complained bitterly to Jesus' disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with such scum?"
So Jesus told them this story:
1 Timothy 1:15
This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners"--and I am the worst of them all.
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