Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And when the Pharisees saw it, they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?

They said

General references

Bible References

They said

Mark 2:16
And the scholars of the Pharisees, when they saw him eating with the tax collectors and sinners, they said to his disciples, Why is it that he eats and drinks with tax collectors and sinners?
Mark 9:14
And when they came to the disciples he saw a great multitude around them, and scholars disputing with them.

Why

Matthew 11:19
The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold the man, a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners! And wisdom is justified from her children.
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 5:30
And their scholars and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with the tax collectors and sinners?
Luke 15:1
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were approaching him to hear him.
Luke 19:7
And all who saw murmured, saying, He went in to relax with a sinful man.
1 Corinthians 5:9
I wrote to you in the letter not to associate with fornicators,
Galatians 2:15
We are Jews by nature and not sinful men of the Gentiles,
Hebrews 5:2
Who can be gentle to those who are ignorant and led astray, since he himself is also encompassed with weakness.
2 John 1:10
If any man comes to you, and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into a house, and do not speak to him to rejoice.

General references

Mark 2:15
And it came to pass, while he was dining in his house, that many tax collectors and sinners were dining with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many, and they followed him.
Luke 15:1
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were approaching him to hear him.