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Luke 7:31-41

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.