Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

I have not come to call righteous people, but sinners, to repentance."

New American Standard Bible

I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.”

King James Version

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Holman Bible

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”

A Conservative Version

I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.

American Standard Version

I am not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.

Amplified

I did not come to call the [self-proclaimed] righteous [who see no need to repent], but sinners to repentance [to change their old way of thinking, to turn from sin and to seek God and His righteousness].”

An Understandable Version

I did not come to call those who are doing right to repent [i.e., to change their hearts and lives], but [only those who are] sinners."

Anderson New Testament

I have not come to call righteous men, but sinners, to repentance.

Bible in Basic English

I have come, not to get the upright, but sinners, so that they may be turned from their sins.

Common New Testament

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Daniel Mace New Testament

I came not to call saints, but sinners to repentance. Then they ask'd him, how comes it that John's disciples,

Darby Translation

I am not come to call righteous persons, but sinful ones to repentance.

Godbey New Testament

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Goodspeed New Testament

I have not come to invite the pious but the irreligious to repentance!"

John Wesley New Testament

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Julia Smith Translation

I came not to call the just, but the sinful to repentance.

King James 2000

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance."

Modern King James verseion

I did not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I came not to call the righteous: but the sinners to repentance."

Moffatt New Testament

I have not come to call just men but sinners to repentance."

Montgomery New Testament

I am not come to call the righteous but sinners, to repentance."

NET Bible

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

New Heart English Bible

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Noyes New Testament

I have not come to call righteous men, but sinners to repentance.

Sawyer New Testament

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to a change of mind.

The Emphasized Bible

I have not come to call, righteous, men, but, sinners, unto repentance.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

I came not to call righteous men, but sinners, to repentance.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have not come to call the religious, but the outcast, to repent."

Webster

I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Weymouth New Testament

I have not come to call the righteous to repentance, but sinners."

Williams New Testament

It is not upright but sinful people that I have come to invite to repentance."

World English Bible

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Worrell New Testament

I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."

Worsley New Testament

but sinners to repentance.

Youngs Literal Translation

I came not to call righteous men, but sinners, to reformation.'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I came
ἔρχομαι 
Erchomai 
come, go, , vr come
Usage: 424

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

to call
καλέω 
Kaleo 
call, bid, be so named, named ,
Usage: 106

the righteous
δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

ἁμαρτωλός 
Hamartolos 
Usage: 31

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about Luke 5:32

Images Luke 5:32

Prayers for Luke 5:32

Context Readings

Levi Called To Follow Jesus

31 But Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don't need a physician, but sick people do. 32 I have not come to call righteous people, but sinners, to repentance." 33 Then they told him, "John's disciples frequently fast and pray, and so do those of the Pharisees. But your disciples keep right on eating and drinking."


Cross References

Luke 15:7

In the same way, I tell you that there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous people who don't need to repent."

Luke 15:10

In the same way, I tell you that there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents."

Luke 24:47

and then repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all the nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 5:31

God has exalted to his right hand this very man as our Leader and Savior in order to extend repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel.

Isaiah 55:6-7

"Seek the LORD while he may be found, call upon him while he is near.

Isaiah 57:15

"For this is what the high and lofty One says, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "He lives in the height and in holiness, and also with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Matthew 18:10

"See to it that you do not despise one of these little ones, because I tell you, their angels in heaven always have access to my Father in heaven.

Mark 15:7

Now there was a man in prison named Barabbas. He had been with the insurgents who had committed murder during the rebellion.

Mark 15:10

because he knew that the high priests had handed him over due to jealousy.

Luke 4:18-19

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me; he has anointed me to tell the good news to the poor. He has sent me to announce release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to set oppressed people free,

Luke 18:10-14

"Two men went up to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a tax collector.

Luke 19:10

and the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost."

Acts 2:38

Peter answered them, "Every one of you must repent and be baptized in the name of Jesus the Messiah for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the Holy Spirit as a gift.

Acts 3:19

Therefore, repent and turn to him to have your sins blotted out,

Acts 3:26

When God raised up his servant, he sent him first to you to bless you by turning every one of you from your evil ways."

Acts 17:30

Though God has overlooked those times of ignorance, he now commands everyone everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

I testified to both Jews and Greeks about repentance to God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Acts 26:18-20

You will help them understand and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that their sins will be forgiven and they will receive a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

You know that wicked people will not inherit the kingdom of God, don't you? Stop deceiving yourselves! Sexually immoral people, idolaters, adulterers, male prostitutes, homosexuals,

1 Timothy 1:15-16

This is a trustworthy saying that deserves complete acceptance: To this world Messiah came, sinful people to reclaim.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

and gentle when refuting opponents. After all, maybe God will allow them to repent and to come to a full knowledge of the truth,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some people understand slowness, but is being patient with you. He does not want anyone to perish, but wants everyone to repent.

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