Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?

Publicans

General references

Bible References

How

Mark 2:7
“Why does this man speak that way? He is blaspheming; who can forgive sins but God alone?”
Isaiah 65:5
“Who say, ‘Keep to yourself, do not come near me,
For I am holier than you!’
These are smoke in My nostrils,
A fire that burns all the day.
Luke 15:2
Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.”
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Luke 19:7
When they saw it, they all began to grumble, saying, “He has gone to be the guest of a man who is a sinner.”
1 Corinthians 2:15
But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.
Hebrews 12:3
For consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.

Publicans

Matthew 18:17
If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

General references

Mark 7:5
The Pharisees and the scribes *asked Him, “Why do Your disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders, but eat their bread with impure hands?”