Matthew 9:9-13 LEB

Matthew Called to Follow Jesus

9 And [as]a Jesus was going away from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth and said to him, "Follow me!" And he stood up [and]b followed him.

References for Matthew 9:9

    • û 9:9 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
    • ü 9:9 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("stood up") has been translated as a finite verb
      10 And it happened [as]c he {was dining}d in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners were coming [and]e {dining}f with Jesus and his disciples.

      References for Matthew 9:10

        • ý 9:10 - *Here "[as]" is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle ("was dining")
        • þ 9:10 - Literally "was reclining at table"
        • ÿ 9:10 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("were coming") has been translated as a finite verb
        • Ā 9:10 - Literally "reclining at table"
          11 And [when they]g saw [it],h the Pharisees began to say to his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"

          References for Matthew 9:11

            • ā 9:11 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("saw") which is understood as temporal
            • Ă 9:11 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
              12 And [when he]i heard [it],j he said, "Those who are healthy do not have need of a physician, but those {who are sick}.k

              References for Matthew 9:12

                • ă 9:12 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
                • Ą 9:12 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                • ą 9:12 - Literally "having badly"
                  13 But go [and]l learn what it means, "I want mercy and not sacrifice."m For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

                  References for Matthew 9:13

                    • Ć 9:13 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("go") has been translated as a finite verb
                    • ć 9:13 - A quotation from Hos 6:6 (see also Matt 12:7)