Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The tax collector, however, stood far off and would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, 'God, be merciful to me, sinner that I am!'
For after we turned away from you we repented. After we came to our senses we beat our breasts in sorrow. We are ashamed and humiliated because of the disgraceful things we did previously.'
Now when they heard this, they were acutely distressed and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "What should we do, brothers?"