Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
But he said to them, "Haven't you read what David did, when he was hungry, and those who were with him;
He answered, "Haven't you read that he who made them from the beginning made them male and female,
Jesus said to them, "Did you never read in the Scriptures, 'The stone which the builders rejected, the same was made the head of the corner. This was from the Lord. It is marvelous in our eyes?'
But concerning the resurrection of the dead, haven't you read that which was spoken to you by God, saying,
But about the dead, that they are raised; haven't you read in the book of Moses, about the Bush, how God spoke to him, saying, 'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob'?
He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read it?"
Jesus answered them, "Isn't it written in your law, 'I said, you are gods?'
To do righteousness and justice is more acceptable to Yahweh than sacrifice.
For I desire mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.
How shall I come before Yahweh, and bow myself before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old?
For the Son of Man came to save that which was lost.
When Jesus heard it, he said to them, "Those who are healthy have no need for a physician, but those who are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance."
He told them this parable.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save that which was lost."
As it is written, "There is no one righteous; no, not one.
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,
1 Timothy 1:13
although I was before a blasphemer, a persecutor, and insolent. However, I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.