But when Jesus heard [that
], he said unto them, They that be whole
need not a physician, but they that are sick. ... But go
ye and learn what [that
] meaneth, I will
have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call
the righteous, but
sinners to repentance.
rather to the lost
sheep of the house of Israel.
But he answered and said, I am not
sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
For the Son
of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save [them
they went to another village.
my son was dead, and is alive again; he
was lost, and is found. And they
began to be merry.
It was meet
that we should make merry, and be glad: for
this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.
sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but
that the world through him might be saved.
cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am
come that they might have life, and that they might have [it
] more abundantly
And if any man hear my words, and believe not, I judge
him not: for
I came not to judge the world, but to save the world.
1 Timothy 1:15
] a faithful
saying, and worthy
of all acceptation, that
Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom
I am chief.