Call of Levi (Matthew)

27 1After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named 2Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."

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28 And he 3left everything behind, and got up and began to follow Him.

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29 And 4Levi gave a big reception for Him in his house; and there was a great crowd of 5tax collectors and other people who were reclining at the table with them.

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30 6The Pharisees and their scribes began grumbling at His disciples, saying, "Why * do you eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?"

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    • n 5:30 - I.e. irreligious Jews
      31 And Jesus answered and said to them, "7It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.

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      32 "I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."