1As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called 2Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, "Follow me." And he rose and followed him.
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And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many 3tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples.
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And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciples, 4"Why does your teacher eat with 5tax collectors and sinners?"
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But when he heard it, he said, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.
Go and learn 6what this means, 7'I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.' For 8I came not to call the righteous, 9but sinners."
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