And Jesusanswered him, "Simon, I havesomething to say to you." And he areplied, "Say it, Teacher."
41"A moneylenderhadtwodebtors: oneowedfivehundredb1denarii, and the otherfifty.42"When they 2were 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 3gave Me nowater for My feet, but she has wet My feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.45"You 4gave Me nokiss; but she, since the time I came in, has not ceased to kiss My feet.46"5You 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."48Then He said to her, "6Your sins have been forgiven."49Those who were reclining at the table with Him began to saycto themselves, "7Who is this man whoevenforgivessins?"
And He said to the woman, "8Your faith has saved you; 9go in peace."