Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That they were righteous
The Pharisee, having taken his stand, was praying these things with himself: 'God, I thank Thee that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax-collector!
But, seeing it, the Pharisee who invited Him, spake in himself, saying, "This Man, if He were a prophet, would know who and what sort of woman this is that is touching Him, because she is a sinner."
And both the scribes and the Pharisees were murmuring, saying, "This Man receiveth sinners and eateth with them!"
And, seeing it, they were all murmuring, saying, "He went in to be guest with a sinful man!"
The Pharisees; therefore, answered them, "Have ye also been led astray?
The Jews answered and said to Him, "Say we not well that Thou art a Samaritan, and hast a demon?"
And He said to me, 'Depart, because I will send you far hence to the gentiles.'
But you??hy do you judge your brother? or you also??hy do you despise your brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of God.