Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

Matthew 9:11

Context
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When the Pharisees 1  saw this they said to his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” 2 

XREF

Isa 65:5; Mt 11:19; Mr 2:16; Mr 9:14-16; Lu 5:30; Lu 15:1,2; Lu 19:7; 1Co 5:9-11; Ga 2:15; Heb 5:2; 2Jo 1:10

NET © Notes

sn See the note on Pharisees in 3:7.

sn The issue here is inappropriate associations. Jews were very careful about personal associations and contact as a matter of ritual cleanliness. Their question borders on an accusation that Jesus is ritually unclean.



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