11 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, "1Why * is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"

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12 But when Jesus heard this, He said, "It is not 2those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick.

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13 "But go and learn 3what this means: '4I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for 5I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

References for Matthew 9:13

    • g 9:13 - Lit "what is"
    • h 9:13 - Or "mercy"
    • i 9:13 - I.e. more than