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Luke 18:9 - 14


18:9 - And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:

18:10 - Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.

18:11 - The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.

18:12 - I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I possess.

18:13 - And the publican, standing afar off, would not lift up so much as his eyes unto heaven, but smote upon his breast, saying, God be merciful to me a sinner.

18:14 - I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalteth himself shall be abased; and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.