Parallel Verses

John Wesley New Testament

I came not 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!"

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 And Jesus answering said to them, They that are whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. 32 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. 33 And they said to him, Why do the disciples of John, and likewise of the Pharisees, fast often and make prayers; but thine eat and drink?


Cross References

Luke 15:7

I say to you, Thus joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, who do not need repentance.

Luke 15:10

Thus, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God, over one sinner that repenteth.

Luke 24:47

And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 5:31

Him hath God exalted, a Prince and a Saviour with his right-hand, to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 5:31-7

Him hath God exalted, a Prince and a Saviour with his right-hand, to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Acts 5:31

Him hath God exalted, a Prince and a Saviour with his right-hand, to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 18:10

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say to you, that in heaven their angels continually behold the face of my Father who is in heaven.

Mark 15:7

And there was one named Barabbas, who lay bound with them that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection.

Mark 15:10

(For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy) But the chief priests stirred up the people to desire,

Luke 4:18-19

he found the place where it was written, The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,

Luke 18:10-14

Two men went up into the temple to pray, the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.

Luke 19:10

For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.

Acts 2:38

And Peter said, Repent, and be baptized every one of you, in the name of Jesus, for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 3:19

Repent ye therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out, that the times of refreshing may come from the presence of the Lord,

Acts 3:26

God having raised up his Son, hath sent him to you first, to bless you, by turning every one of you from your iniquities.

Acts 17:30

The times of ignorance indeed God overlooked; but he now commandeth all men every where to repent.

Acts 20:21

Testifying both to Jews and Greeks repentance towards God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:18-20

and the Gentiles, to whom I now send thee, To open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God; that they may receive through faith which is in me, forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

Know ye not, that the unjust shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived. Neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor the effeminate,

1 Timothy 1:15-16

This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the chief.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

apt to teach, patient of evil, In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if haply God may give them repentance, to the acknowledging of the truth;

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not slow concerning his promise (tho' some men count it slowness) but is long-suffering toward us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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