New International Version
But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them."
King James Bible
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
Darby Bible Translation
and the Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, This [man] receives sinners and eats with them.
World English Bible
The Pharisees and the scribes murmured, saying, "This man welcomes sinners, and eats with them."
Young's Literal Translation
and the Pharisees and the scribes were murmuring, saying -- This one doth receive sinners, and doth eat with them.'
Luke 15:2 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Receiveth sinners - Προσδεχεται. He receives them cordially, affectionately - takes them to his bosom; for so the word implies. What mercy! Jesus receives sinners in the most loving, affectionate manner, and saves them unto eternal life! Reader, give glory to God for ever!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryJune 10 Morning
The younger son took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.--LUKE 15:13. Such were some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.--We . . . were by nature the children of wrath, even as others. But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) and …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
The Prodigal and his Father
An Appeal to Sinners
The Prodigal's Return
When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, "Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?"
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.' But wisdom is proved right by her deeds."
But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect complained to his disciples, "Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?"
Then Jesus told them this parable:
1 Timothy 1:15
Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners--of whom I am the worst.
Jump to PreviousAngry Approval Complain Eat Eateth Eats Food Gives Grumble Indignantly Joins Led Meals Murmured Murmuring Muttered Notorious Pharisees Receive Receives Receiveth Scribes Sinners Teachers Welcome Welcomes
Jump to NextAngry Approval Complain Eat Eateth Eats Food Gives Grumble Indignantly Joins Led Meals Murmured Murmuring Muttered Notorious Pharisees Receive Receives Receiveth Scribes Sinners Teachers Welcome Welcomes
LinksLuke 15:2 NIV
Luke 15:2 NLT
Luke 15:2 ESV
Luke 15:2 NASB
Luke 15:2 KJV
Luke 15:2 Bible Apps
Luke 15:2 Biblia Paralela
Luke 15:2 Chinese Bible
Luke 15:2 French Bible
Luke 15:2 German Bible
Luke 15:2 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.