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Luke 10:30-37 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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30 Jesus replied with an illustration: "A Jewish man was traveling on a trip from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he was attacked by bandits. They stripped him of his clothes and money, beat him up, and left him half dead beside the road." 30 In reply Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he fell into the hands of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead.
31 "By chance a Jewish priest came along; but when he saw the man lying there, he crossed to the other side of the road and passed him by. 31 A priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
32 A Temple assistant walked over and looked at him lying there, but he also passed by on the other side." 32 So too, a Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side.
33 "Then a despised Samaritan came along, and when he saw the man, he felt deep pity. 33 But a Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
34 Kneeling beside him, the Samaritan soothed his wounds with medicine and bandaged them. Then he put the man on his own donkey and took him to an inn, where he took care of him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, took him to an inn and took care of him.
35 The next day he handed the innkeeper two pieces of silver and told him to take care of the man. 'If his bill runs higher than that,' he said, 'I'll pay the difference the next time I am here.'" 35 The next day he took out two silver coins and gave them to the innkeeper. 'Look after him,' he said, 'and when I return, I will reimburse you for any extra expense you may have.'
36 "Now which of these three would you say was a neighbor to the man who was attacked by bandits?" Jesus asked. 36 "Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?"
37 The man replied, "The one who showed him mercy." Then Jesus said, "Yes, now go and do the same." 37 The expert in the law replied, "The one who had mercy on him." Jesus told him, "Go and do likewise."