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Matthew 9:13World English Bible (WEB)

13 But you go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy, and not sacrifice,’[a] for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 9:13 Hosea 6:6
  2. Matthew 9:13 NU omits “to repentance”.
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Matthew 9:13Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

13 Go and learn what this means: I desire mercy [that is, [a]readiness to help those in trouble] and not sacrifice and sacrificial victims. For I came not to call and invite [to repentance] the righteous (those who are upright and in right standing with God), but sinners (the erring ones and all those not free from sin).

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 9:13 Joseph Thayer, A Greek-English Lexicon.
Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)

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