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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 fellow so blaspheme? Who can forgive sins but God only?
Isaiah 65:5
who say, Stand by thyself, do not come near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burns all the day.
Luke 15:2
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receives sinners and eats with them.
Luke 18:11
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee that I am not as other men are: extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
Luke 19:7
And when they saw it, they all murmured, saying, That he was gone to be guest with a man that is a sinner.
1 Corinthians 2:15
But he that is spiritual discerns all things, yet he is discerned by no one.
Hebrews 12:3
For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself lest ye be wearied in your souls and faint.

Publicans

Matthew 18:17
And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the congregation ; but if he neglects to hear the congregation, let him be unto thee as a worldly man and a publican.

General references

Mark 7:5
Then the Pharisees and scribes asked him, Why do thy disciples not walk according to the tradition of the elders but eat bread with unwashed hands?