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40 And Jesus answered and said to him, “Simon, I have something to say to you.”
So he said, “Teacher, say it.”
41 “There was a certain creditor who had two debtors. One owed five hundred hdenarii, and the other fifty. 42 And when they had nothing with which to repay, he freely forgave them both. Tell Me, therefore, which of them will love him more?”
And He said to him, “You have rightly judged.” 44 Then He turned to the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no iwater for My feet, but she has washed My feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head. 45 You gave Me no jkiss, but this woman has not ceased to kiss My feet since the time I came in. 46 kYou did not anoint My head with oil, but this woman has anointed My feet with fragrant oil. 47 lTherefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.”
48 Then He said to her, m“Your sins are forgiven.”
49 And those who sat at the table with Him began to say to themselves, n“Who is this who even forgives sins?”
50 Then He said to the woman, o“Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.”
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