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Matthew 12:6-8 American Standard Version (ASV)

But I say unto you, that [a]one greater than the temple is here. But if ye had known what this meaneth, [b]I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless. For the Son of man is lord of the sabbath.

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 12:6 Greek a greater thing.
  2. Matthew 12:7 Hos. 6:6.

Matthew 12:6-8 King James Version (KJV)

But I say unto you, That in this place is one greater than the temple.

But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.

For the Son of man is Lord even of the sabbath day.

Matthew 12:6-8 Darby Translation (DARBY)

But I say unto you, that there is here what is greater than the temple.

But if ye had known what is: I will have mercy and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.

For the Son of man is Lord of the sabbath.

Matthew 12:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

I tell you that something greater than the temple is here. If you had known what these words mean, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’[a] you would not have condemned the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 12:7 Hosea 6:6
New International Version (NIV)

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