Parable of the good Samaritan
the Holy Bible


And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life? (10:25)

He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? (10:26)

And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself. (10:27)

And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do, and thou shalt live. (10:28)

But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour? (10:29)

And Jesus answering said, A certain [man] went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded [him], and departed, leaving [him] half dead. (10:30)

And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. (10:31)

And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked [on him], and passed by on the other side. (10:32)

But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion [on him], (10:33)

And went to [him], and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him. (10:34)

And on the morrow when he departed, he took out two pence, and gave [them] to the host, and said unto him, Take care of him; and whatsoever thou spendest more, when I come again, I will repay thee. (10:35)

Which now of these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto him that fell among the thieves? (10:36)

And he said, He that showed mercy on him. Then said Jesus unto him, Go, and do thou likewise. (10:37)

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