Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath

(A)On a Sabbath,[a] while he was going through the grainfields, his disciples (B)plucked and ate some heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands. But some of the Pharisees said, (C)“Why are you doing (D)what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?” And Jesus answered them, (E)“Have you not read (F)what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God and took and ate (G)the bread of the Presence, (H)which is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those with him?” And he said to them, (I)“The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath.”

A Man with a Withered Hand

On another Sabbath, (J)he entered the synagogue (K)and was teaching, and a man was there whose right hand was withered. And the scribes and the Pharisees (L)watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, (M)so that they might find a reason to accuse him. But (N)he knew their thoughts, and he said to the man with the withered hand, “Come and stand here.” And he rose and stood there. And Jesus said to them, “I ask you, (O)is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to destroy it?” 10 And (P)after looking around at them all he said to him, “Stretch out your hand.” And (Q)he did so, and his hand was restored. 11 But they were filled with (R)fury and discussed with one another what they might do to Jesus.

The Twelve Apostles

12 In these days (S)he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God. 13 And when day came, (T)he called his disciples (U)and (V)chose from them twelve, whom he named (W)apostles: 14 Simon, (X)whom he named Peter, and (Y)Andrew his brother, and (Z)James and John, and Philip, and Bartholomew, 15 and (AA)Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called (AB)the Zealot, 16 and (AC)Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 6:1 Some manuscripts On the second first Sabbath (that is, on the second Sabbath after the first)

Resh

153 Look on my (A)affliction and deliver me,
    for (B)I do not forget your law.
154 (C)Plead my cause and redeem me;
    (D)give me life according to your promise!
155 (E)Salvation is far from the wicked,
    (F)for they do not seek your statutes.
156 (G)Great is your mercy, O Lord;
    (H)give me life according to your rules.
157 (I)Many are my persecutors and my adversaries,
    but I do not (J)swerve from your testimonies.
158 I look at (K)the faithless with (L)disgust,
    because they do not keep your commands.
159 Consider how I (M)love your precepts!
    (N)Give me life according to your steadfast love.
160 (O)The sum of your word is (P)truth,
    and every one of your (Q)righteous rules endures forever.

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