Now the tax collectors and "sinners" were all gathering round to hear him.
Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.
Tax collectors and other notorious sinners often came to listen to Jesus teach.
By this time a lot of men and women of doubtful reputation were hanging around Jesus, listening intently.
Now all the tax-farmers and sinners came near to give ear to him.
Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him.
Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him.
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|NET © Notes||
1 sn See the note on tax collectors in 3:12.
2 tn Grk “were drawing near.”