Parallel Verses

Worsley New Testament

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."

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."

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 answered and said unto them, They that are in health have no need of a physician, but they that are sick: I am not come to call the righteous, 32  but sinners to repentance. 33 And they said unto Him, Why do the disciples of John frequently fast and pray, and likewise those of the pharisees; but thine eat and drink?


Cross References

Luke 15:7

Thus, I tell you, there shall be joy in heaven over one repenting sinner, more than over ninety-nine righteous persons, that have no need of repentance.

Luke 15:10

Thus, I tell you, there is joy among the angels of God over one repenting sinner.

Luke 24:47

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

Acts 5:31

Him hath God exalted with his right hand as a prince and saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins:

Acts 5:31-7

Him hath God exalted with his right hand as a prince and saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins:

Acts 5:31

Him hath God exalted with his right hand as a prince and saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins:

Matthew 18:10

See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I tell you, that their angels in heaven do continually appear in the presence of my father, who is in heaven:

Mark 15:7

and there was one Barabbas under confinement with some of his accomplices in sedition, who had committed murder in the insurrection.

Mark 15:10

(for he knew that the chief priests had delivered Him up to him out of envy:)

Luke 4:18-19

"The spirit of the Lord is upon me to the end, for which He hath anointed me: He hath sent me to publish good tidings to the poor, to heal the broken-hearted, to proclaim deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to release them that are bruised,

Luke 18:10-14

Two men went up to 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 unto them, Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy Spirit:

Acts 3:19

Repent therefore and be converted, that your sins may be blotted out: that seasons of refreshing may come upon you from the presence of the Lord;

Acts 3:26

and to you first God having raised up his son Jesus, sent Him to bless you; in your turning away every one of you from your iniquities.

Acts 17:30

Wherefore though God overlooked the times of this ignorance, He now requireth all men every where to repent.

Acts 20:21

testifying both to the Jews and Greeks, repentance towards God, and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 26:18-20

to open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of satan unto God; that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and an inheritance among them that are sanctified by faith in me.

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

What! 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, nor sodomites,

1 Timothy 1:15-16

It is a truth highly to be believed, and worthy to be received by all, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners:---of whom I am one of the chief.

2 Timothy 2:25-26

with meekness instructing those of different sentiments, not knowing but God may give them repentance to the acknowledgement of the truth;

2 Peter 3:9

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

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