371And there was a woman in the citywho was a asinner ; and when she learned that He was reclining at the table in the Pharisee'shouse, she brought an alabastervial of perfume,
and standingbehind Him at His feet, weeping, she began to wet His feet with her tears, and kept wiping them with the hair of her head, and kissing His feet and anointing them with the perfume.
39Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he said to himself, "Ifthisman were 2a prophet He would knowwho and whatsort of personthiswoman is who is touching Him, that she is a bsinner."
And Jesusanswered him, "Simon, I havesomething to say to you." And he creplied, "Say it, Teacher."
41"A moneylenderhadtwodebtors : oneowedfivehundredd3denarii, and the otherfifty.42"When they 4were unable to repay, he graciouslyforgave them both. Sowhich of them will love him more ?"43Simonanswered and said, "I suppose the one whom he forgavemore." And He said to him, "You have judgedcorrectly."44Turningtoward the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you seethiswoman ? I entered your house ; you 5gave Me nowater for My feet, but she has wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.45"You 6gave Me nokiss ; but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.46"7You did not anoint My head with oil, but she anointed My feet with perfume.47"For thisreason I say to you, her sins, which are many, have been forgiven, for she lovedmuch ; but he who is forgivenlittle, loveslittle."