Luke 5:25-35 NIV

25 Immediately he stood up in front of them, took what he had been lying on and went home praising God.
26 Everyone was amazed and gave praise to God.1 They were filled with awe and said, "We have seen remarkable things today."

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The Calling of Levi

5:27-32pp -- Mt 9:9-13; Mk 2:14-17

27 After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. "Follow me,"2 Jesus said to him,

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28 and Levi got up, left everything and followed him.3

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      29 Then Levi held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors4 and others were eating with them.

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      30 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect5 complained to his disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and 'sinners'?"6

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      31 Jesus answered them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.
      32 I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."7

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      Jesus Questioned About Fasting

      5:33-39pp -- Mt 9:14-17; Mk 2:18-22

      33 They said to him, "John's disciples8 often fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours go on eating and drinking."

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      34 Jesus answered, "Can you make the guests of the bridegroom9 fast while he is with them?

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      35 But the time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them;10 in those days they will fast."

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