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Luke Chapter 5

Luke 5:1 And it came to pass, that as the people pressed on Him to hear the word of God, He stood by the lake of Gennesaret,

Luke 5:2 and saw two boats standing by the lake: but the fishermen were not in them, but were washing their nets.

Luke 5:3 So He entered into one of the boats, which was Simon’s, and asked him to push out a little from the land. And He sat down, and taught the people from the boat.

Luke 5:4 When He was done speaking, He said to Simon, launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a catch.

Luke 5:5 Simon answered and said to Him, Master, we have worked all night, and have caught nothing: nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.

Luke 5:6 When they had this done, they caught a great multitude of fish: and their net broke.

Luke 5:7 Then they signaled to their partners, which were in the other boat, that they should come and help them. And they came, and filled both the boats, so that they began to sink!

Luke 5:8 When Simon Peter saw it, he fell down at Jesus’ knee, and said, depart from me; for I am a sinful man, O Lord.

Luke 5:9 For he was astonished, and all that were with him, at the catch of fish which they had caught:

Luke 5:10 so also was James, and John, the sons of Zebedee, who were partners with Simon. But Jesus said to Simon fear not; from now on you will be catching men.

Luke 5:11 When they had brought their boats to land, they left all and followed Him.

Luke 5:12 And it came to pass, when He was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on His face, and sought Him, saying, Lord, if You will, you can make me clean.

Luke 5:13 And He put out His hand, and touched him, saying, I will: you are clean. Immediately the leprosy left him.

Luke 5:14 And He charged him to tell no man: but go, and show yourself to the priest, and offer for your cleansing, according as Moses commanded, for a testimony to them.

Luke 5:15 But so much more went there a fame abroad of Him: and great multitudes came together to hear, and to be healed by Him of their sicknesses.

Luke 5:16 So He withdrew Himself to the wilderness, and prayed.

Luke 5:17 And it came to pass on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Pharisees and teachers of the Law sitting by, who had come out of every town of Galilee, and Judea, and Jerusalem: and the power of the Lord was present to heal them.

Luke 5:18 Now, behold, men brought on a bed a man who was a paralytic: and they sought means to bring him in, and to lay him before Him.

Luke 5:19 But when they could not find by what way they might bring him in because of the multitude, they went on the housetop, and let him down through the tiles with his mat into the midst before Jesus.

Luke 5:20 When He saw their faith, He said to him, man, your sins are forgiven!

Luke 5:21 So the scribes and the Pharisees began to reason, saying, whom is this who speaks blasphemies? Who can forgive sins, but God alone?

Luke 5:22 But when Jesus perceived their thoughts, He answered and said to them, why are you reasoning in your hearts?

Luke 5:23 Which is easier, to say, your sins be forgiven; or to say, rise up and walk?

Luke 5:24 But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (He said to the paralytic,) I say to you, arise, and take up your mat, and go into your house.

Luke 5:25 Immediately he rose up before them, and took up that which he had been lying on, and left to his own house, glorifying God.

Luke 5:26 And they were all amazed, and they glorified God, and were filled with fear, saying, we have seen strange things today!

Luke 5:27 After these things He went out, and saw a tax collector, named Levi, sitting at the tax booth: and He said to him, follow Me.

Luke 5:28 Then he left all, rose up, and followed Him.

Luke 5:29 And Levi made Him a great feast in his own house: and there was a great company of tax collectors and of others that sat down with them.

Luke 5:30 But their scribes and Pharisees murmured against His disciples, saying, why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?

Luke 5:31 Then Jesus answered and said to them, they that are healthy do not need a doctor; but they that are sick.

Luke 5:32 I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

Luke 5:33 So they said to Him, why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees; but Yours eat and drink?

Luke 5:34 So He said to them, can you make the guests of the bridegroom fast, while the bridegroom is with them?

Luke 5:35 But the days will come, when the bridegroom will be taken away from them, and then will they fast in those days.

Luke 5:36 And He spoke also a parable to them; no man puts a piece of a new garment on an old; or else, then the new makes a tear, and the piece that was taken out of the new does not agree with the old.

Luke 5:37 And no man puts new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles will perish.

Luke 5:38 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.

Luke 5:39 No man also having drunk old wine immediately desires new: for he says, the old is better.