Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
While Jesus was at home at table, a number of tax-collectors and irreligious people came in and joined Jesus and his disciples at table.
Which of the two did what his father wanted?" They said, "The second one." Jesus said to them, "I tell you, the tax-collectors and prostitutes are going into the Kingdom of God ahead of you.
Then Levi gave a great entertainment for him in his house, and there was a great throng of tax-collectors and others who were at table with them.
And he came down with them and took his stand on a level place with a great throng of his disciples, and a large number of people from all over Judea and from Jerusalem and the seacoast district of Tyre and Sidon, who had come to hear him and to be cured of their diseases.
All the tax-collectors and irreligious people were crowding up to hear him.