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Luke 18:14

Context
NETBible

I tell you that this man went down to his home justified 1  rather than the Pharisee. 2  For everyone who exalts 3  himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

XREF

Ex 18:11; 1Sa 1:18; Job 9:20; Job 22:29; Job 25:4; Job 40:9-13; Ps 138:6; Ps 143:2; Pr 3:34; Pr 15:33; Pr 16:18,19; Pr 18:12; Pr 29:23; Ec 9:7; Isa 2:11-17; Isa 45:25; Isa 53:11; Isa 57:15; Da 4:37; Hab 2:4; Mt 5:3; Mt 23:12; Lu 1:52; Lu 5:24,25; Lu 7:47-50; Lu 10:29; Lu 14:11; Lu 16:15; Ro 3:20; Ro 4:5; Ro 5:1; Ro 8:33; Ga 2:16; Jas 2:21-25; Jas 4:6,10; 1Pe 5:5,6

NET © Notes

sn The prayer that was heard and honored was the one given with humility; in a surprising reversal it was the tax collector who went down to his home justified.

tn Grk “the other”; the referent (the Pharisee, v. 10) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

sn Everyone who exalts himself. See Luke 14:11. Jesus often called for humility and condemned those who sought honor.



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