Matt 12:6

12:6 something greater than the temple. As the genuine needs of people are more important to God than ceremonial symbols, so the One in whom God dwells is greater than the symbolic dwelling place. Jesus, Immanuel (“God with us”), is the true temple, to whom the symbol pointed (John 1:14; 2:21). The disciples, being in the presence of Jesus, had a far greater service than the priests who served in the Jerusalem temple.