New Living Translation
When Jesus heard this, he said, "Healthy people don't need a doctor--sick people do."
King James Bible
But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jesus hearing it, said, They that are strong have not need of a physician, but those that are ill.
World English Bible
When Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick do.
Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus having heard, said to them, 'They who are whole have no need of a physician, but they who are ill;
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THIS is said of Christ Jesus several times in the New Testament. The original word is a very remarkable one. It is not found in classic Greek. It is not found in the Septuagint. The fact is, it was a word coined by the evangelists themselves. They did not find one in the whole Greek language that suited their purpose, and therefore they had to make one. It is expressive of the deepest emotion; a striving of the bowels--a yearning of the innermost nature with pity. As the dictionaries tell us-- Ex …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 60: 1914
Eleventh Day for More Labourers
Dread of Ridicule.
Is there no medicine in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why is there no healing for the wounds of my people?
When Jesus heard this, he told them, "Healthy people don't need a doctor--sick people do. I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners."
Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a doctor--sick people do.
Luke, the beloved doctor, sends his greetings, and so does Demas.
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