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Definition of Publican

  • A farmer of the taxes and public revenues; hence, a collector of toll or tribute. The inferior officers of this class were often oppressive in their exactions, and were regarded with great detestation.
  • The keeper of an inn or public house; one licensed to retail beer, spirits, or wine.
  • the keeper of a public house

How to use publican in a sentence. Publican pronunciation.

Middle courses dilute it to the stuff in a publican's tankard.
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Do not the publicans the same?
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And he was reclining in the house, and behold, many publicans and sinners came and reclined with Jesus and his disciples.
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Jesus said to them, I tell you truly, that the publicans and harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
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John came to you in a way of righteousness, and you believed him not; but the publicans and harlots believed him; and when you saw this, you did not afterwards repent, that you might believe him.
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CHAPTER II. CHRIST FORGIVING SINS, EATING WITH PUBLICANS AND SINNERS, AND HIS DOCTRINE OF FASTING, OF THE SABBATH, ETC.
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CHAPTER VII. CHRIST FORGIVING SINS, CALLING LEVI, EATING WITH PUBLICANS AND SINNERS, AND EXPOUNDING THE LAWS OF FASTING AND THE SABBATH.
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I find myself stopping short at the effect of sherry and Popish leanings on the publican and his trade, and still more the effect of his return to ale and commonsense religion: how everyone bought his liquids and paid for them and wanted to treat him, while the folk of his parish had already made him a churchwarden.
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I should have expected them to laugh consumedly at a priest, a parson and a publican who deserve places in the same gallery with wicked earls and noble savages of popular fiction.
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Above all, he leads to the incident of the half-converted publican, who is being ruined by sherry and Popery.
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He got, as he probably counted on getting, the consideration due to a gentleman who can pay his way and meets only the humbler sort of people, publicans, farmers, drovers, labourers, sextons, parish clerks, and men upon the road.
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The best of this company was naturally not the humble homekeeping publican or cottager, but the man or woman of the roads, Gypsy or Irish.
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The publicans who came to him to be baptized also asked, Master, what shall we do?
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After these things, He went forth and saw a publican named Levi who was sitting at the receipt of custom.
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There was a large company of publicans and others that sat down with them.
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The scribes and Pharisees murmured against His disciples, saying, Why do ye eat and drink with publicans and sinners?
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All the people that heard Him, even the publicans, who received the baptism of John, justified God.
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The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!
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Seeing how Jesus was often surrounded by publicans and sinners who listened closely to his sayings, the Pharisees and scribes murmured, This man receives sinners and even eats with them.
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One was a Pharisee, and the other a publican.
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Examples of Publican

Example #1
Or better a peasant girl!
Example #2
They must marry among themselves, think of the blood: it's their first duty.
Example #3
Do not the gentiles also do the same?
Example #4
When, therefore, you give in charity, sound not a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do, in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be glorified by men.
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And he arose and followed him.
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Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.