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Jun 8, 2014 · Simon may well have been referred to as “the Pharisee” in Luke because Luke stresses Jesus’ reply to Simon’s pharisaical and self-righteous attitude, while the other Gospels remember him as Simon the Leper. Why does this matter?
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Jan 4, 2022 · The event in Luke transpired at the home of a different Simon, “Simon the Pharisee,” with a woman referred to as only “a sinner.” The event in John happened on a different day and involved Mary of Bethany. Exactly who was Simon the Leper? This is a question that has long intrigued Bible students and scholars.
Identification Simon the Leper is sometimes identified with Simon the Pharisee (see Shimon ben Gamliel ), who is mentioned in the Gospel of Luke  as the host of a meal during which the feet of Jesus are anointed by a penitent woman. 
Jan 4, 2022 · Answer We meet Simon the Pharisee in the Gospel of Luke when he welcomes Jesus into his home for dinner. The meal is interrupted by a sinful woman who anoints Jesus with an expensive jar of perfume. This account is the only place Simon the Pharisee is mentioned in the Bible.