10 “Two men went up to the temple to pray,(A) one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. 11 The Pharisee stood by himself(B) and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. 12 I fast(C) twice a week and give a tenth(D) of all I get.’

13 “But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast(E) and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’(F)

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