New Living Translation
Later, Levi held a banquet in his home with Jesus as the guest of honor. Many of Levi's fellow tax collectors and other guests also ate 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:29 And Levi made him a great entertainment - It was necessarily great, because of the great number of guests.
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'And it came to pass on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Pharisees and doctors of the law sitting by, which were come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem; and the power of the Lord was present to heal them. 18. And, behold, men brought in a bed a man which was taken with a palsy: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before Him. 19. And when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went upon the house-top, …
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If you love only those who love you, what reward is there for that? Even corrupt tax collectors do that much.
As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at his tax collector's booth. "Follow me and be my disciple," Jesus said to him. So Matthew got up and followed him.
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."
Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach.
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