Luke 5:27

“And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican, named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And after these things hee went foorth, and sawe a Publicane, named Leui, sitting at the receit of custome: and hee said vnto him, Follow me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And after these things he went forth, and beheld a publican, named Levi, sitting at the place of toll, and said unto him, Follow me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And after these things he went out, and saw Levi, a tax-farmer, seated at the place where taxes were taken, and said to him, Come after me.
- Basic English Bible

And after these things he went forth and saw a tax-gatherer, Levi by name, sitting at the receipt of taxes, and said to him, Follow me.
- Darby Bible

And after these things he went forth, and saw a publican named Levi, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said to him, Follow me.
- Webster's Bible

After this He went out and noticed a tax-gatherer, Levi by name, sitting at the Toll office; and He said to him, "Follow me."
- Weymouth Bible

After these things he went out, and saw a tax collector named Levi sitting at the tax office, and said to him, "Follow me!"
- World English Bible

And after these thingis Jhesus wente out, and saiy a pupplican, Leuy bi name, sittynge at the tolbothe. And he seide to hym, Sue thou me;
- Wycliffe Bible

And after these things he went forth, and beheld a tax-gatherer, by name Levi, sitting at the tax-office, and said to him, `Be following me;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 5:27


5:27 #Mt 9:9|; Mr 2:14.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 5:27


Lu 5:27-39 Saw a publican. See notes on Mt 9:9-17 Mr 2:11-22. Levi. Matthew Levi. He was the fifth called to attend the footsteps of Jesus. Like the others, at the call, he rose and followed at once.

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