Matthew 9:10–13

10 While He was reclining at the table in the house, many tax collectors and sinners came as guests to eat j with Jesus and His disciples. k 11 When the * Pharisees saw this, they asked His disciples, “Why does your Teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” l

12 But when He heard this, He said, Those who are well don’t need a doctor, but the sick do. m 13 Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice. n o For I didn’t come to call the righteous, but sinners.” p

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