Jesus answered them, "It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick.
And Jesus answered and said to them, " It is not those who are well who need a physician, but those who are sick.
Jesus answered them, "Healthy people don’t need a doctor––sick people do.
Jesus heard about it and spoke up, "Who needs a doctor: the healthy or the sick?
And Jesus, answering, said to them, Those who are well have no need of a medical man, but those who are ill.
Jesus answered, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick;
Jesus answered and said to them, "Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.
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1 tn Grk “And Jesus.” Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.
2 sn Jesus’ point is that he associates with those who are sick because they have the need and will respond to the offer of help. A person who is well (or who thinks mistakenly that he is) will not seek treatment.