New Living Translation
Simon answered, "I suppose the one for whom he canceled the larger debt." "That's right," 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:43 Which of them will love him most? - Neither of them will love him at all, before he has forgiven them. An insolvent debtor, till he is forgiven, does not love, but fly his creditor.
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Then his master was filled with pity for him, and he released him and forgave his debt.
But neither of them could repay him, so he kindly forgave them both, canceling their debts. Who do you suppose loved him more after that?"
Then he turned to the woman and said to Simon, "Look at this woman kneeling here. When I entered your home, you didn't offer me water to wash the dust from my feet, but she has washed them with her tears and wiped them with her hair.
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