Dan 11:20

(NIV)
‘His successor will send out a tax collector to maintain the royal splendour. In a few years, however, he will be destroyed, yet not in anger or in battle.

(ESV)
“Then shall arise in his place one who shall send an exactor of tribute for the glory of the kingdom. But within a few days he shall be broken, neither in anger nor in battle.

Matt 5:46

(NIV)
If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
(ESV)
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?

Matt 9:9

(NIV)
As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. ‘Follow me,’ he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.

(ESV)
As Jesus passed on from there, he saw a man called Matthew sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, Follow me.” And he rose and followed him.

Matt 9:10

(NIV)
While Jesus was having dinner at Matthew’s house, many tax collectors and sinners came and ate with him and his disciples.
(ESV)
And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and his disciples.

Matt 9:11

(NIV)
When the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, ‘Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?’

(ESV)
And when the Pharisees saw this, they said to his disciplesWhy does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?”

Matt 10:3

(NIV)
Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;
(ESV)
Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;

Matt 11:19

(NIV)
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, “Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.” But wisdom is proved right by her deeds.’
(ESV)
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom is justified by her deeds.”

Matt 17:24

(NIV)
After Jesus and his disciples arrived in Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma temple tax came to Peter and asked, ‘Doesn’t your teacher pay the temple tax?’

(ESV)
When they came to Capernaum, the collectors of the two-drachma tax went up to Peter and said, “Does your teacher not pay the tax?”

Matt 18:17

(NIV)
If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.

(ESV)
If he refuses to listen to them tell it to the church. And if he refuses to listen even to the church let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.

Matt 21:31

(NIV)
‘Which of the two did what his father wanted?’

‘The first,’ they answered.

Jesus said to them, ‘Truly I tell you, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.
(ESV)
Which of the two did the will of his father?” They said, “The first.” Jesus said to them, Truly, I say to you the tax collectors and the prostitutes go into the kingdom of God before you.

Matt 21:32

(NIV)
For John came to you to show you the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes did. And even after you saw this, you did not repent and believe him.

(ESV)
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him. And even when you saw it, you did not afterward change your minds and believe him.

Mark 2:14

(NIV)
As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. ‘Follow me,’ Jesus told him, and Levi got up and followed him.

(ESV)
And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, Follow me.” And he rose and followed him.

Mark 2:15

(NIV)
While Jesus was having dinner at Levi’s house, many tax collectors and sinners were eating with him and his disciples, for there were many who followed him.
(ESV)
And as he reclined at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners were reclining with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many who followed him.

Mark 2:16

(NIV)
When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw him eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they asked his disciples: ‘Why does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?’

(ESV)
And the scribes of the Pharisees, when they saw that he was eating with sinners and tax collectors, said to his disciplesWhy does he eat with tax collectors and sinners?”

Luke 3:12

(NIV)
Even tax collectors came to be baptised. ‘Teacher,’ they asked, ‘what should we do?’

(ESV)
Tax collectors also came to be baptized and said to him, “Teacher what shall we do?”

Luke 5:27

(NIV)
After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. ‘Follow me,’ Jesus said to him,
(ESV)
After this he went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax booth. And he said to him, Follow me.”

Luke 5:29

(NIV)
Then Levi held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them.
(ESV)
And Levi made him a great feast in his house, and there was a large company of tax collectors and others reclining at table with them.

Luke 5:30

(NIV)
But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect complained to his disciples, ‘Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?’

(ESV)
And the Pharisees and their scribes grumbled at his disciples, sayingWhy do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?”

Luke 7:29

(NIV)
(All the people, even the tax collectors, when they heard Jesus’ words, acknowledged that God’s way was right, because they had been baptised by John.
(ESV)
( When all the people heard this, and the tax collectors too, they declared God just, having been baptized with the baptism of John,

Luke 7:34

(NIV)
The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and you say, “Here is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners.”
(ESV)
The Son of Man has come eating and drinking, and you say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’

Luke 15:1

(NIV)
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering round to hear Jesus.
(ESV)
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all drawing near to hear him.

Luke 18:10

(NIV)
‘Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.
(ESV)
Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.

Luke 18:11

(NIV)
The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: “God, I thank you that I am not like other people – robbers, evildoers, adulterers – or even like this tax collector.
(ESV)
The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Luke 18:13

(NIV)
‘But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, “God, have mercy on me, a sinner.”

(ESV)
But the tax collector standing far off would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God be merciful to me, a sinner!’

Luke 19:2

(NIV)
A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
(ESV)
And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich.
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