New International Version
Simon replied, "I suppose the one who had the bigger debt forgiven." "You have judged correctly," Jesus said.
King James Bible
Simon answered and said, I suppose that he, to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
Darby Bible Translation
And Simon answering said, I suppose he to whom he forgave the most. And he said to him, Thou hast rightly judged.
World English Bible
Simon answered, "He, I suppose, to whom he forgave the most." He said to him, "You have judged correctly."
Young's Literal Translation
And Simon answering said, 'I suppose that to whom he forgave the more;' and he said to him, 'Rightly thou didst judge.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He to whom he forgave most - By this acknowledgment he was, unknowingly to himself, prepared to receive our Lord's reproof.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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As Christ forgave you, so also do ye.--COL. 3:13. There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty. And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both.--I forgave thee all that debt; shouldest not thou also have had compassion on thy fellow-servant, even as I had pity on thee? When ye stand praying, forgive, if ye have ought against any: that your Father also which is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses. But if ye do not forgive, …
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path
A Gluttonous Man and a Winebibber
On the Words of the Gospel, Luke vii. 37, "And Behold, a Woman who was in the City, a Sinner," Etc. On the Remission of Sins,
The servant's master took pity on him, canceled the debt and let him go.
Neither of them had the money to pay him back, so he forgave the debts of both. Now which of them will love him more?"
Then he turned toward the woman and said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I came into your house. You did not give me any water for my feet, but she wet my feet with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
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