The Gospel of Luke
And, behold, a certain lawyer
stood up, and tempted him,
saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?
26 He said unto
him, What is written in the law? how readest
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.
And he said unto him, Thou hast answered right: this do,
and thou shalt live.
29 But he, willing
to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who
is my neighbour?
30 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.
31 And by chance
there came down a certain priest
and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.
32 And likewise
a Levite, when he was at the place, came
looked on him, and passed by on the other side.
But a certain
Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he
was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him,
34 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.
35 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
36 Which now of
these three, thinkest thou, was neighbour unto
him that fell among the thieves?
37 And he said,
He that shewed mercy on him. Then said Jesus
unto him, Go, and do thou