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Luke 7

NRS 1 After Jesus had finished all his sayings in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. NIV 1 When Jesus had finished saying all this in the hearing of the people, he entered Capernaum. NRS 2 A centurion there had a slave whom he valued highly, and who was ill and close to death. NIV 2 There a centurion's servant, whom his master valued highly, was sick and about to die. NRS 3 When he heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to him, asking him to come and heal his slave. NIV 3 The centurion heard of Jesus and sent some elders of the Jews to him, asking him to come and heal his servant. NRS 4 When they came to Jesus, they appealed to him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy of having you do this for him, NIV 4 When they came to Jesus, they pleaded earnestly with him, "This man deserves to have you do this, NRS 5 for he loves our people, and it is he who built our synagogue for us." NIV 5 because he loves our nation and has built our synagogue." NRS 6 And Jesus went with them, but when he was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to say to him, "Lord, do not trouble yourself, for I am not worthy to have you come under my roof; NIV 6 So Jesus went with them. He was not far from the house when the centurion sent friends to say to him: "Lord, don't trouble yourself, for I do not deserve to have you come under my roof. NRS 7 therefore I did not presume to come to you. But only speak the word, and let my servant be healed. NIV 7 That is why I did not even consider myself worthy to come to you. But say the word, and my servant will be healed. NRS 8 For I also am a man set under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to one, "Go,' and he goes, and to another, "Come,' and he comes, and to my slave, "Do this,' and the slave does it." NIV 8 For I myself am a man under authority, with soldiers under me. I tell this one, 'Go,' and he goes; and that one, 'Come,' and he comes. I say to my servant, 'Do this,' and he does it." NRS 9 When Jesus heard this he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd that followed him, he said, "I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith." NIV 9 When Jesus heard this, he was amazed at him, and turning to the crowd following him, he said, "I tell you, I have not found such great faith even in Israel." NRS 10 When those who had been sent returned to the house, they found the slave in good health. NIV 10 Then the men who had been sent returned to the house and found the servant well. NRS 11 Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. NIV 11 Soon afterward, Jesus went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went along with him. NRS 12 As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother's only son, and she was a widow; and with her was a large crowd from the town. NIV 12 As he approached the town gate, a dead person was being carried out--the only son of his mother, and she was a widow. And a large crowd from the town was with her. NRS 13 When the Lord saw her, he had compassion for her and said to her, "Do not weep." NIV 13 When the Lord saw her, his heart went out to her and he said, "Don't cry." NRS 14 Then he came forward and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, "Young man, I say to you, rise!" NIV 14 Then he went up and touched the coffin, and those carrying it stood still. He said, "Young man, I say to you, get up!" NRS 15 The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother. NIV 15 The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother. NRS 16 Fear seized all of them; and they glorified God, saying, "A great prophet has risen among us!" and "God has looked favorably on his people!" NIV 16 They were all filled with awe and praised God. "A great prophet has appeared among us," they said. "God has come to help his people." NRS 17 This word about him spread throughout Judea and all the surrounding country. NIV 17 This news about Jesus spread throughout Judea and the surrounding country. NRS 18 The disciples of John reported all these things to him. So John summoned two of his disciples NIV 18 John's disciples told him about all these things. Calling two of them, NRS 19 and sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?" NIV 19 he sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?" NRS 20 When the men had come to him, they said, "John the Baptist has sent us to you to ask, "Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?' " NIV 20 When the men came to Jesus, they said, "John the Baptist sent us to you to ask, 'Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?' " NRS 21 Jesus had just then cured many people of diseases, plagues, and evil spirits, and had given sight to many who were blind. NIV 21 At that very time Jesus cured many who had diseases, sicknesses and evil spirits, and gave sight to many who were blind. NRS 22 And he answered them, "Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind receive their sight, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have good news brought to them. NIV 22 So he replied to the messengers, "Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. NRS 23 And blessed is anyone who takes no offense at me." NIV 23 Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me." NRS 24 When John's messengers had gone, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? NIV 24 After John's messengers left, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: "What did you go out into the desert to see? A reed swayed by the wind? NRS 25 What then did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft robes? Look, those who put on fine clothing and live in luxury are in royal palaces. NIV 25 If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear expensive clothes and indulge in luxury are in palaces. NRS 26 What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. NIV 26 But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. NRS 27 This is the one about whom it is written, "See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.' NIV 27 This is the one about whom it is written: " 'I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.' NRS 28 I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John; yet the least in the kingdom of God is greater than he." NIV 28 I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he." NRS 29 (And all the people who heard this, including the tax collectors, acknowledged the justice of God, because they had been baptized with John's baptism. NIV 29 (All the people, even the tax collectors, when they heard Jesus' words, acknowledged that God's way was right, because they had been baptized by John. NRS 30 But by refusing to be baptized by him, the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected God's purpose for themselves.) NIV 30 But the Pharisees and experts in the law rejected God's purpose for themselves, because they had not been baptized by John.) NRS 31 "To what then will I compare the people of this generation, and what are they like? NIV 31 "To what, then, can I compare the people of this generation? What are they like? NRS 32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling to one another, "We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we wailed, and you did not weep.' NIV 32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace and calling out to each other: " 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we sang a dirge, and you did not cry.' NRS 33 For John the Baptist has come eating no bread and drinking no wine, and you say, "He has a demon'; NIV 33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine, and you say, 'He has a demon.' NRS 34 the Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, "Look, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' NIV 34 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and "sinners." ' NRS 35 Nevertheless, wisdom is vindicated by all her children." NIV 35 But wisdom is proved right by all her children." NRS 36 One of the Pharisees asked Jesus to eat with him, and he went into the Pharisee's house and took his place at the table. NIV 36 Now one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, so he went to the Pharisee's house and reclined at the table. NRS 37 And a woman in the city, who was a sinner, having learned that he was eating in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster jar of ointment. NIV 37 When a woman who had lived a sinful life in that town learned that Jesus was eating at the Pharisee's house, she brought an alabaster jar of perfume, NRS 38 She stood behind him at his feet, weeping, and began to bathe his feet with her tears and to dry them with her hair. Then she continued kissing his feet and anointing them with the ointment. NIV 38 and as she stood behind him at his feet weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them. NRS 39 Now when the Pharisee who had invited him saw it, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him—that she is a sinner." NIV 39 When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching him and what kind of woman she is--that she is a sinner." NRS 40 Jesus spoke up and said to him, "Simon, I have something to say to you." "Teacher," he replied, "speak." NIV 40 Jesus answered him, "Simon, I have something to tell you." "Tell me, teacher," he said. NRS 41 "A certain creditor had two debtors; one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. NIV 41 "Two men owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. NRS 42 When they could not pay, he canceled the debts for both of them. Now which of them will love him more?" NIV 42 Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he canceled the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?" NRS 43 Simon answered, "I suppose the one for whom he canceled the greater debt." And Jesus said to him, "You have judged rightly." NIV 43 Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt canceled." "You have judged correctly," Jesus said. NRS 44 Then turning toward the woman, he said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave me no water for my feet, but she has bathed my feet with her tears and dried them with her hair. NIV 44 Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair. NRS 45 You gave me no kiss, but from the time I came in she has not stopped kissing my feet. NIV 45 You did not give me a kiss, but this woman, from the time I entered, has not stopped kissing my feet. NRS 46 You did not anoint my head with oil, but she has anointed my feet with ointment. NIV 46 You did not put oil on my head, but she has poured perfume on my feet. NRS 47 Therefore, I tell you, her sins, which were many, have been forgiven; hence she has shown great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven, loves little." NIV 47 Therefore, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven--for she loved much. But he who has been forgiven little loves little." NRS 48 Then he said to her, "Your sins are forgiven." NIV 48 Then Jesus said to her, "Your sins are forgiven." NRS 49 But those who were at the table with him began to say among themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?" NIV 49 The other guests began to say among themselves, "Who is this who even forgives sins?" NRS 50 And he said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace." NIV 50 Jesus said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."