Matthew 9:9-13 NAS

Matthew Called

9 1As Jesus went on from there, He saw a man called 2Matthew, sitting in the tax collector's booth; and He said to him, "3Follow Me!" And he got up and followed Him.

References for Matthew 9:9

10 Then it happened that as aJesus was reclining at the table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and bsinners came and were dining with Jesus and His disciples.

References for Matthew 9:10

    • Đ 9:10 - Lit "He"
    • đ 9:10 - I.e. irreligious Jews
      11 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to His disciples, "4Why * is your Teacher eating with the tax collectors and sinners?"

      References for Matthew 9:11

      12 But when Jesus heard this, He said, "It is not 5those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick.

      References for Matthew 9:12

      13 "But go and learn c6what this means: '7I DESIRE dCOMPASSION, eAND NOT SACRIFICE,' for 8I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

      References for Matthew 9:13

        • Ē 9:13 - Lit "what is"
        • ē 9:13 - Or "mercy"
        • Ĕ 9:13 - I.e. more than