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Luke Chapter 7

Luke 7:1 Now when He had finished all His sayings in the audience of the people, He entered into Capernaum.

Luke 7:2 And a certain centurion’s servant, who was dear to him, was sick, and about to die.

Luke 7:3 When he heard of Jesus, he sent to Him the elders of the Jews, begging Him that He would come and heal his servant.

Luke 7:4 When they came to Jesus, they sought Him instantly, saying, that he was worthy for whom he should do this:

Luke 7:5 for he loves our nation, and he has built us a synagogue.

Luke 7:6 Then Jesus went with them. When He was now not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to Him, saying to him, Lord, trouble not Yourself: for I am not worthy that you should enter under my roof:

Luke 7:7 Therefore neither thought I myself worthy to come to You: but say the word, and my servant will be healed.

Luke 7:8 For I also am a man set under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say to one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my servant, do this, and he does it.

Luke 7:9 When Jesus heard these things, He marveled at him, and turned him around, and said to the people that followed Him, I say to you, I have not found such great faith, not even in Israel!

Luke 7:10 Then they that were sent, returning to the house, found the servant healthy that had been sick.

Luke 7:11 And it came to pass the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and many people.

Luke 7:12 Now when He came close to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and many people of the city were with her.

Luke 7:13 When the Lord saw her, He had compassion on her, and said to her, weep not.

Luke 7:14 Then He came and touched the open coffin: and they that carried him stood still. And He said, Young man, I say to you, Arise.

Luke 7:15 So he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And He delivered him to his mother.

Luke 7:16 And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, that a great prophet is risen up among us; and, that God has visited His people!

Luke 7:17 And this report of Him went out throughout all Judea, and throughout the entire surrounding region.

Luke 7:18 And the disciples of John showed him of all these things.

Luke 7:19 So John called to him two of his disciples and sent them to Jesus, and said, are you He that should come, or do we look for another?

Luke 7:20 When the men had come to Him, they said, John the Baptist has sent us to You saying, are you He that should come, or do we look for another?

Luke 7:21 And in that same hour He cured many of their infirmities and sicknesses, and of evil spirits; and to many that were blind He gave sight.

Luke 7:22 Then Jesus began to say to them, go your way, and tell John what things you have seen and heard; that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.

Luke 7:23 And blessed is he who is not stumbled in Me.

Luke 7:24 So when the messengers of John were departed, He began to speak to the people concerning John, what went you out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?

Luke 7:25 But what went you out for to see? A man clothed in fine clothing? Behold, they whom are gorgeously appareled, and live luxuriously, are in kings’ courts.

Luke 7:26 But what went you out for to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you and much more than a prophet.

Luke 7:27 This is he, of whom it is written, behold, I send My messenger before Your face, who will prepare Your way before You.

Luke 7:28 For I say to you, among those that are born of women there is no one greater than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he.

Luke 7:29 And all the people that heard Him, and the tax collectors, justified God, being immersed with the baptism of John.

Luke 7:30 But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God against themselves, not being immersed by him.

Luke 7:31 And the Lord said, what then will I compare the men of this generation, and what are they like?

Luke 7:32 They are like children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, we played the flute for you, and you did not dance; we mourned to you, and you did not weep.

Luke 7:33 For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and you said, he has a demon.

Luke 7:34 The Son of man came eating and drinking; and you said, behold a gluttonous man, and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!

Luke 7:35 But wisdom is justified by all her children.

Luke 7:36 And one of the Pharisees wanted Him to eat with him. And He went into the Pharisee’s house and sat down to eat.

Luke 7:37 And, behold, a woman in the city, who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat to eat in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster box of ointment,

Luke 7:38 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.

Luke 7:39 Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw it, he spoke within himself, saying, this man, if He were a prophet, would have known who and what manner of woman this is that touches Him: for she is a sinner.

Luke 7:40 Then Jesus answered and said to him, Simon, I have something to say to you. And he said, Master, say on.

Luke 7:41 There was a certain creditor who had two debtors: the one owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.

Luke 7:42 When they had nothing to pay, he frankly forgave them both. Therefore, tell me, which of them will love him most?

Luke 7:43 Simon answered and said, I suppose he to whom he forgave most. Then He said to him, you have rightly judged.

Luke 7:44 And he turned to the woman, and said to Simon, see this woman? I entered into your house, and you gave me no water for My feet: but she has washed My feet with tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head.

Luke 7:45 You gave me no kiss: but this woman, since the time I came in, has not stopped kissing My feet.

Luke 7:46 My head with oil you did not anoint: but this woman has anointed My feet with ointment.

Luke 7:47 Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loves much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.

Luke 7:48 And He said to her, your sins are forgiven.

Luke 7:49 Then they that sat to eat with Him began to say within themselves, who is this that forgives sins also?

Luke 7:50 And He said to the woman, your faith has saved you; go in peace.