Parallel Verses

NET Bible

I have not come to call the righteous, 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.”

International Standard Version

I have not come to call righteous people, 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."

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 Jesus answered them, "Those who are well don't need a physician, but those who are sick do. 32 I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." 33 Then they said to him, "John's disciples frequently fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours continue to eat and drink."


Cross References

Luke 15:7

I tell you, in the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need to repent.

Luke 15:10

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

Luke 24:47

and repentance for the forgiveness of sins would be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Acts 5:31

God exalted him to his right hand as Leader and Savior, to give repentance to Israel and forgiveness of sins.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!

Isaiah 57:15

For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.

Matthew 18:10

"See that you do not disdain one of these little ones. For I tell you that their angels in heaven always see the face of my Father in heaven.

Mark 15:7

A man named Barabbas was imprisoned with rebels who had committed murder during an insurrection.

Mark 15:10

(For he knew that the chief priests had handed him over because of envy.)

Luke 4:18-19

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,

Luke 18:10-14

"Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Luke 19:10

For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost."

Acts 2:38

Peter said to them, "Repent, and each one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 3:19

Therefore repent and turn back so that your sins may be wiped out,

Acts 3:26

God raised up his servant and sent him first to you, to bless you by turning each one of you from your iniquities."

Acts 17:30

Therefore, although God has overlooked such times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent,

Acts 20:21

testifying to both Jews and Greeks about repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus.

Acts 26:18-20

to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived! The sexually immoral, idolaters, adulterers, passive homosexual partners, practicing homosexuals,

1 Timothy 1:15-16

This saying is trustworthy and deserves full acceptance: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners" -- and I am the worst of them!

2 Timothy 2:25-26

correcting opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance and then knowledge of the truth

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow concerning his promise, as some regard slowness, but is being patient toward you, because he does not wish for any to perish but for all to come to repentance.

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