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 44    JESUS EATS with SINNERS 
     Matt 9     Mark 2  Luke 5
        29 And Levi made him
          a great feast
10 And as he sat at table* 15 And as he sat at table*    
  in the house,   in his house,   in his house;
  behold,       and
          there was a large company
  many tax collectors   many tax collectors   of tax collectors
  and sinners came   and sinners   and others
  and sat down with Jesus   were sitting with Jesus   sitting at table* with them.
  and his disciples.   and his disciples;    
      for there were many    
      who followed him.    
11 And 16 And the scribes 30 And the Pharisees  
  when the Pharisees   of the Pharisees,   and their scribes
  saw this,   when they saw    
      that he was eating    
      with sinners    
      and tax collectors,    
  they said   said   murmured ,
  to his disciples,   to his disciples,   against his disciples
          saying,
  "Why does your teacher eat   "Why does he eat   "Why do you eat and drink
  with tax collectors   with tax collectors   with tax collectors
  and sinners?"   and sinners?"   and sinners?"
12 But when he heard it, 17 And when Jesus heard it, 31 And Jesus
  he said,   he said to them,   answered them,
  "Those who are well   "Those who are well   "Those who are well
  have no need of a physician,   have no need of a physician,   have no need of a physician,
  but those who are sick.   but those who are sick;   but those who are sick;
13 Go        
  and learn what this means,        
  `I desire mercy,        
  and not sacrifice.'        
  For I came not   I came not 32 I have not come
  to call the righteous,   to call the righteous,   to call the righteous,
  but sinners."   but sinners."   but sinners to repentance."

Color Code
 Blue  Three texts use same vocabulary.
 Teal  Two texts use same vocabulary.
 Black   Words unique to a particular text.
   No parallel element in this gospel.
*  Same wording, different order.
 44   Sequence in synoptic outlines
 
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