Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.

King James Version

Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.

Holman Bible

All the tax collectors and sinners were approaching to listen to Him.

International Standard Version

Now all the tax collectors and sinners kept coming to listen to Jesus.

A Conservative Version

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were approaching him to hear him.

American Standard Version

Now all the publicans and sinners were drawing near unto him to hear him.

Amplified

Now all the tax collectors and sinners [including non-observant Jews] were coming near Jesus to listen to Him.

An Understandable Version

Now the tax collectors and worldly people were all gathering around Jesus to listen to Him.

Anderson New Testament

And all the publicans and the sinners came near to him to hear him.

Bible in Basic English

Now all the tax-farmers and sinners came near to give ear to him.

Common New Testament

Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Then many of the Publicans, and people of a bad reputation gather'd about Jesus to hear him;

Darby Translation

And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming near to him to hear him;

Godbey New Testament

And all the publicans and sinners were drawing nigh to Him to hear Him.

Goodspeed New Testament

All the tax-collectors and irreligious people were crowding up to hear him.

John Wesley New Testament

Then drew near to him all the publicans and sinners, to hear him.

Julia Smith Translation

And all publicans and sinful were drawing near him to hear him.

King James 2000

Then drew near unto him all the tax collectors and sinners to hear him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were drawing near to hear him.

Modern King James verseion

And all the tax-collectors and sinners drew near to Him in order to hear Him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then resorted unto him all the publicans and sinners, for to hear him.

Moffatt New Testament

Now the tax gatherers and sinners were all approaching him to listen to him,

Montgomery New Testament

Now all the tax-gatherers and sinners continued to draw near him, and to listen to him.

NET Bible

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming to hear him.

New Heart English Bible

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him.

Noyes New Testament

And all the publicans and the sinners were drawing near to him, to hear him.

Sawyer New Testament

AND all the publicans and sinners came near him to hear him.

The Emphasized Bible

But all the tax-collectors and the sinners were, unto him, drawing near, to be hearkening unto him;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEN drew nigh unto him all the tax-farmers and the sinners to hear him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

The tax-gatherers and the outcasts were all drawing near to Jesus to listen to him;

Webster

Then drew near to him all the publicans and sinners to hear him.

Weymouth New Testament

Now the tax-gatherers and the notorious sinners were everywhere in the habit of coming close to Him to listen to Him;

Williams New Testament

Now all the tax-collectors and notorious sinners were crowding around Him to listen to Him.

World English Bible

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming close to him to hear him.

Worrell New Testament

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were drawing near to Him to hear Him.

Worsley New Testament

Then drew near unto Him all the publicans and other notorious sinners, to hear Him.

Youngs Literal Translation

And all the tax-gatherers and the sinners were coming nigh to him, to hear him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἐγγίζω 
Eggizo 
Usage: 28


Usage: 0

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

the publicans
τελώνης 
Telones 
Usage: 12

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

for to hear
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

References

Easton

Fausets

Watsons

Context Readings

The Parable Of The Lost Sheep

1 Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him. 2 Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”


Cross References

Matthew 9:10-13

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

Ezekiel 18:27

Again, when a wicked man turns away from his wickedness which he has committed and practices justice and righteousness, he will save his life.

Matthew 21:28-31

“But what do you think? A man had two sons, and he came to the first and said, ‘Son, go work today in the vineyard.’

Luke 5:29-32

And Levi gave a big reception for Him in his house; and there was a great crowd of tax collectors and other people who were reclining at the table with them.

Luke 7:29

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God’s justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

Luke 13:30

And behold, some are last who will be first and some are first who will be last.”

Romans 5:20

The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace abounded all the more,

1 Timothy 1:15

It is a trustworthy statement, deserving full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, among whom I am foremost of all.

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