30Jesusreplied and said, "A man was 1goingdown from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fellamongrobbers, and they stripped him and abeat him, and wentawayleaving him halfdead.31"And by chance a priest was goingdown on that road, and when he saw him, he passed by on the otherside.32"Likewise a Levitealso, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the otherside.33"But a 2Samaritan, who was on a journey, came upon him; and when he saw him, he feltcompassion,34and came to him and bandaged up his wounds, pouringoil and wine on them; and he put him on his ownbeast, and brought him to an inn and tookcare of him.35"On the nextday he took out twobdenarii and gave them to the innkeeper and said, 'Takecare of him; and whatevermore you spend, when I return I will repay you.'36"Which of thesethree do you thinkproved to be a neighbor to the man who fell into the robbers' hands?"37
And he said, "The one who showedmercytoward him." ThenJesussaid to him, "Go and docthe same."