Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves?
And he said to the woman, Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace.
And they that sat at meat with him began to say within themselves, Who is this that forgiveth sins also?
And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.
Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, [the same] loveth little.
My head with oil thou didst not anoint: but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment.
Thou gavest me no kiss: but this woman since the time I came in hath not ceased to kiss my feet.
And he turned to the woman, and said unto Simon, Seest thou this woman? I entered into thine house, thou gavest me no water for my feet: but she hath washed my feet with tears, and wiped [them] with the hairs of her head.
Simon answered and said, I suppose that [he], to whom he forgave most. And he said unto him, Thou hast rightly judged.
And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou?
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave [them] to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee.
And went to [him], and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him.
But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion [on him],
And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked [on him], and passed by on the other side.
And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
And Jesus answering said, A certain [man] went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded [him], and departed, leaving [him] half dead.
But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live.
And when they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Tell me therefore, which of them will love him most?
There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.
And Jesus answering said unto him, Simon, I have somewhat to say unto thee. And he saith, Master, say on.
And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and [of] the leaven of Herod.
And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eat with publicans and sinners, they said unto his disciples, How is it that he eateth and drinketh with publicans and sinners?
Wherefore ye be witnesses unto yourselves, that ye are the children of them which killed the prophets.
And say, If we had been in the days of our fathers, we would not have been partakers with them in the blood of the prophets.
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye build the tombs of the prophets, and garnish the sepulchres of the righteous,
Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast [him] into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.
But when the young man heard that saying, he went away sorrowful: for he had great possessions.
And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? [there is] none good but one, [that is], God.
Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Defraud not, Honour thy father and mother.
Now when the Pharisee which had bidden him saw [it], he spake within himself, saying, This man, if he were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman [this is] that toucheth him: for she is a sinner.
And stood at his feet behind [him] weeping, and began to wash his feet with tears, and did wipe [them] with the hairs of her head, and kissed his feet, and anointed [them] with the ointment.
And, behold, a woman in the city, which was a sinner, when she knew that [Jesus] sat at meat in the Pharisee's house, brought an alabaster box of ointment,
And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee's house, and sat down to meat.
But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
And he was sad at that saying, and went away grieved: for he had great possessions.
Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
And he answered and said unto him, Master, all these have I observed from my youth.
Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be perfect, go [and] sell that thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come [and] follow me.
I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and [that] the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness,
And knowest [his] will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;
Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,
Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
And [some] of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also?
And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind.
They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich.
An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
Where [is] boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.
For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.
Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked:
For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
2 Corinthians 10:18
For not he that commendeth himself is approved, but whom the Lord commendeth.
2 Corinthians 1:9
But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead:
For if God spared not the natural branches, [take heed] lest he also spare not thee.
Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in.
Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.
And he said, All these have I kept from my youth up.
Thou knowest the commandments, Do not commit adultery, Do not kill, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honour thy father and thy mother.
And he said unto him, Son, thou art ever with me, and all that I have is thine.
But as soon as this thy son was come, which hath devoured thy living with harlots, thou hast killed for him the fatted calf.
And he answering said to [his] father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
And he was angry, and would not go in: therefore came his father out, and intreated him.
And he said unto him, Thy brother is come; and thy father hath killed the fatted calf, because he hath received him safe and sound.
And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard musick and dancing.
And the Pharisees and scribes murmured, saying, This man receiveth sinners, and eateth with them.
It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.
And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? none [is] good, save one, [that is], God.
And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
I tell you, this man went down to his house justified [rather] than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as [his] eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.
I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men [are], extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:
And he said, He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
If thou be righteous, what givest thou him? or what receiveth he of thine hand?
Thinkest thou this to be right, [that] thou saidst, My righteousness [is] more than God's?
I am clean without transgression, I [am] innocent; neither [is there] iniquity in me.
Surely thou hast spoken in mine hearing, and I have heard the voice of [thy] words, [saying],
Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself rather than God.
So these three men ceased to answer Job, because he [was] righteous in his own eyes.
[Is it] any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or [is it] gain [to him], that thou makest thy ways perfect?
Can a man be profitable unto God, as he that is wise may be profitable unto himself?
Thy wickedness [may hurt] a man as thou [art]; and thy righteousness [may profit] the son of man.
His ways are always grievous; thy judgments [are] far above out of his sight: [as for] all his enemies, he puffeth at them.
He hath said in his heart, I shall not be moved: for [I shall] never [be] in adversity.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him.
[It is] not good to eat much honey: so [for men] to search their own glory [is not] glory.
Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift [is like] clouds and wind without rain.
Every way of a man [is] right in his own eyes: but the LORD pondereth the hearts.
Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find?
All the ways of a man [are] clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits.
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof [are] the ways of death.
The way of a fool [is] right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel [is] wise.
Have ye not asked them that go by the way? and do ye not know their tokens,
For ye say, Where [is] the house of the prince? and where [are] the dwelling places of the wicked?
Behold, I know your thoughts, and the devices [which] ye wrongfully imagine against me.
And that he would shew thee the secrets of wisdom, that [they are] double to that which is! Know therefore that God exacteth of thee [less] than thine iniquity [deserveth].
But oh that God would speak, and open his lips against thee;
For thou hast said, My doctrine [is] pure, and I am clean in thine eyes.
[Is] not my help in me? and is wisdom driven quite from me?
1 Samuel 2:9
He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness; for by strength shall no man prevail.
Understand therefore, that the LORD thy God giveth thee not this good land to possess it for thy righteousness; for thou [art] a stiffnecked people.
Not for thy righteousness, or for the uprightness of thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Speak not thou in thine heart, after that the LORD thy God hath cast them out from before thee, saying, For my righteousness the LORD hath brought me in to possess this land: but for the wickedness of these nations the LORD doth drive them out from before thee.
No doubt but ye [are] the people, and wisdom shall die with you.
Surely I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
Hold your peace, let me alone, that I may speak, and let come on me what [will].
He teareth himself in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place?
Wherefore are we counted as beasts, [and] reputed vile in your sight?
How long [will it be ere] ye make an end of words? mark, and afterwards we will speak.
O earth, cover not thou my blood, and let my cry have no place.
Not for [any] injustice in mine hands: also my prayer [is] pure.
Who [is] he [that] will plead with me? for now, if I hold my tongue, I shall give up the ghost.
Behold now, I have ordered [my] cause; I know that I shall be justified.
Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him: but I will maintain mine own ways before him.
And they gathered themselves together against Moses and against Aaron, and said unto them, [Ye take] too much upon you, seeing all the congregation [are] holy, every one of them, and the LORD [is] among them: wherefore then lift ye up yourselves above the congregation of the LORD?
The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?
In that day shalt thou not be ashamed for all thy doings, wherein thou hast transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of thee them that rejoice in thy pride, and thou shalt no more be haughty because of my holy mountain.
Behold, his soul [which] is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Ye which rejoice in a thing of nought, which say, Have we not taken to us horns by our own strength?
And Ephraim said, Yet I am become rich, I have found me out substance: [in] all my labours they shall find none iniquity in me that [were] sin.
Ye stand upon your sword, ye work abomination, and ye defile every one his neighbour's wife: and shall ye possess the land?
Wherefore say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Ye eat with the blood, and lift up your eyes toward your idols, and shed blood: and shall ye possess the land?
Son of man, they that inhabit those wastes of the land of Israel speak, saying, Abraham was one, and he inherited the land: but we [are] many; the land is given us for inheritance.
Thy terribleness hath deceived thee, [and] the pride of thine heart, O thou that dwellest in the clefts of the rock, that holdest the height of the hill: though thou shouldest make thy nest as high as the eagle, I will bring thee down from thence, saith the LORD.
Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
And it came to pass, as Jesus sat at meat in the house, behold, many publicans and sinners came and sat down with him and his disciples.
Honour thy father and [thy] mother: and, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
He saith unto him, Which? Jesus said, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness,
And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? [there is] none good but one, [that is], God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments.
And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life?
Then Jesus said unto them, Take heed and beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.
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 when Jesus heard [that], he said unto them, They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick.
And when the Pharisees saw [it], they said unto his disciples, Why eateth your Master with publicans and sinners?
Wherefore gloriest thou in the valleys, thy flowing valley, O backsliding daughter? that trusted in her treasures, [saying], Who shall come unto me?
Thus saith the LORD; Cursed [be] the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.
How do ye say, We [are] wise, and the law of the LORD [is] with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he [it]; the pen of the scribes [is] in vain.
And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: [so] that thou didst not lay these [things] to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
For the bed is shorter than that [a man] can stretch himself [on it]: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself [in it].
Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
Woe unto [them that are] wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
[There is] a generation, O how lofty are their eyes! and their eyelids are lifted up.
[There is] a generation [that are] pure in their own eyes, and [yet] is not washed from their filthiness.
He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh [them] shall have mercy.
Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass [yourselves] about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and in the sparks [that] ye have kindled. This shall ye have of mine hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow.
But we are all as an unclean [thing], and all our righteousnesses [are] as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
A people that provoketh me to anger continually to my face; that sacrificeth in gardens, and burneth incense upon altars of brick;
Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, [are] these.
Yet thou sayest, Because I am innocent, surely his anger shall turn from me. Behold, I will plead with thee, because thou sayest, I have not sinned.
Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
How canst thou say, I am not polluted, I have not gone after Baalim? see thy way in the valley, know what thou hast done: [thou art] a swift dromedary traversing her ways;
For though thou wash thee with nitre, and take thee much soap, [yet] thine iniquity is marked before me, saith the Lord GOD.
For my people have committed two evils; they have forsaken me the fountain of living waters, [and] hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no water.
Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These [are] a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.
Which remain among the graves, and lodge in the monuments, which eat swine's flesh, and broth of abominable [things is in] their vessels;
[As] the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so [is] a man to his praise.