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New Testament a figure in one of Christ's parables (Luke 10:30--37) who is an example of compassion towards those in distress
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man who helped half-dead victim of thieves after a priest and a Levite had “passed by.” [N.T.: Luke 10:33]
helps out man victimized by thieves and neglected by other passers-by. [N.T.: Luke 10:30–35]
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