9 And he spoke also to some, who trusted in themselves that they were righteous and made nothing of all the rest [of men], this parable:
10 Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-gatherer.
References for Luke 18:10
    • c 18:10 - Hieron: as Matt. 4.5.
      11 The Pharisee, standing, prayed thus to himself: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, rapacious, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-gatherer.
      12 I fast twice in the week, I tithe everything I gain.
      References for Luke 18:12
        • d 18:12 - See Notes at Luke 21.19 and 1Thess. 4.4.
          13 And the tax-gatherer, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, O God, have compassion on me, the sinner.
          14 I say unto you, This [man] went down to his house justified rather than that [other]. For every one who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.