good Samaritan

good Samaritan

The man who, by aiding a Jew who had been wounded by thieves, proved neighbor in Jesus’s famous parable (Luke 10:29-37). A “good Samaritan” would have been an anomaly for many Jews of Jesus’s day, because of the centuries-long mutual animosity between Jews and Samaritans.

Luke 10:29-37

29But wanting to justify himself, he asked Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?”30Jesus replied, “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell into the h ... View more

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