This man (outo). This despised publican referred to contemptuously in verse Numbers 11 as "this" (outo) publican. Rather than the other (par ekeinon). In comparison with (placed beside) that one. A neat Greek idiom after the perfect passive participle dedikaiomeno. For (oti). This moral maxim Christ had already used in Numbers 14:11 . Plummer pertinently asks: "Why is it assumed that Jesus did not repeat his sayings?"