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11 He said to them, “Suppose one of you has only one sheep and it falls into a pit on the sabbath; will you not lay hold of it and lift it out?

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Then he said to them, “If one of you has a child[a] or an ox that has fallen into a well, will you not immediately pull it out on a sabbath day?”

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 14:5 Other ancient authorities read a donkey

You shall not see your neighbor’s donkey or ox fallen on the road and ignore it; you shall help to lift it up.

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15 But the Lord answered him and said, “You hypocrites! Does not each of you on the sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger, and lead it away to give it water? 16 And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen long years, be set free from this bondage on the sabbath day?” 17 When he said this, all his opponents were put to shame; and the entire crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things that he was doing.

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When you come upon your enemy’s ox or donkey going astray, you shall bring it back.

When you see the donkey of one who hates you lying under its burden and you would hold back from setting it free, you must help to set it free.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 23:5 Meaning of Heb uncertain

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