Luke 18:9-17 NAS

The Pharisee and the Publican

9 And He also told this parable to some people who 1trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and 2viewed others with contempt:

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10 "Two men 3went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

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11 "The Pharisee 4stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

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12 'I 5fast twice a week; I 6pay tithes of all that I get.'

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13 "But the tax collector, 7standing some distance away, 8was even unwilling * to lift up his eyes to heaven, but 9was beating his breast, saying, 'God, be amerciful to me, the sinner!'

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14 "I tell you, this man went to his house justified rather than the other; 10for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted."

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15 11And they were bringing even their babies to Him so that He would touch them, but when the disciples saw it, they began rebuking them.

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16 But Jesus called for them, saying, "Permit the children to come to Me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
17 "Truly I say to you, 12whoever * does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all."

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