Matthew 9:10–13

10 And it happened as* he was diningc in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners were coming and* diningd with Jesus and his disciples. 11 And when they* saw it,* the Pharisees began to say to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” 12 And when he* heard it,* he said, “Those who are healthy do not have need of a physician, but those who are sick.e 13 But go and* learn what it means, “I want mercy and not sacrifice.”f For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

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