Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

But some of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what is not permitted to do on the Sabbath day?

New American Standard Bible

But some of the Pharisees said, "Why do you do what is not lawful on the Sabbath?"

King James Version

And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Holman Bible

But some of the Pharisees said, “Why are you doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?”

International Standard Version

Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what isn't lawful on Sabbath days?"

American Standard Version

But certain of the Pharisees said, Why do ye that which it is not lawful to do on the sabbath day?

Amplified

But some of the Pharisees asked them, Why are you doing what is not permitted to be done on the Sabbath days?

An Understandable Version

But certain Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is against the law of Moses on the Sabbath day?"

Anderson New Testament

And some of the Pharisees said to them: Why are you doing what it is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Bible in Basic English

But some of the Pharisees said, Why do you do what it is not right to do on the Sabbath?

Common New Testament

But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon which some of the Pharisees said to them, why do you do what is not allowed to be done on the sabbath-day?

Darby Translation

But some of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what is not lawful to do on the sabbath?

Godbey New Testament

And certain ones of the Pharisees said to them, Why are you doing that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?

Goodspeed New Testament

And some of the Pharisees said, "Why do you do what it is against the Law to do on the Sabbath?"

John Wesley New Testament

And certain of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what it is not lawful to do on the sabbath day?

Julia Smith Translation

And certain of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what is not lawful to do in the sabbaths

King James 2000

And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do you that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is not permitted on the Sabbath?

Modern King James verseion

And certain of the Pharisees said to them, Why do you do that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, "Why do ye that which is not lawful to be done on the Sabbath days?"

Moffatt New Testament

Some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is not allowed on the sabbath?"

Montgomery New Testament

And some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what it is not lawful to do on the Sabbath?"

NET Bible

But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is against the law on the Sabbath?"

New Heart English Bible

But some of the Pharisees said to them, "Why do you do that which is not lawful on the Sabbath day?"

Noyes New Testament

And some of the Pharisees said, Why are ye doing that which it is not lawful to do on the sabbath?

Sawyer New Testament

And some of the Pharisees said, Why do you do what is not lawful on the sabbath?

The Emphasized Bible

But, certain of the Pharisees, said - Why are ye doing what is not allowed on the Sabbath?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said some of the Pharisees unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful on the sabbath-day?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Why are you doing what it is not allowable to do on the Sabbath?" asked some of the Pharisees.

Webster

And certain of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye that which it is not lawful to do on the sabbath-days?

Weymouth New Testament

And some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what the Law forbids on the Sabbath?"

Williams New Testament

And some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is against the law to do on the Sabbath?"

World English Bible

But some of the Pharisees said to them, "Why do you do that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath day?"

Worrell New Testament

But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are ye doing that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath?"

Worsley New Testament

And some of the pharisees said to them, Why do ye do that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath-days?

Youngs Literal Translation

and certain of the Pharisees said to them, 'Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbaths?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

of the Pharisees
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824


Usage: 0

Why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

do ye
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

is
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

to do
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372

on
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

References

Smith

Context Readings

Plucking Grain On The Sabbath

1 Now it came to pass for him to be going through the grain fields on a particular Sabbath, and his disciples were plucking the ears and were eating, rubbing them in their hands. 2 But some of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what is not permitted to do on the Sabbath day? 3 And having answered them, Jesus said, Have ye not read even this, what David did when he was hungry, and those who were with him,


Cross References

Matthew 12:2

But the Pharisees, when they saw it, said to him, Behold, thy disciples do what is not permitted to do upon the Sabbath.

Exodus 22:10

If a man delivers to his neighbor a donkey, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to keep, and it dies, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it,

Exodus 31:15

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of solemn rest, holy to LORD. Whoever does any work on the Sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 35:2

Six days work shall be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you a holy day, a Sabbath of solemn rest to LORD. Whoever does any work in it shall be put to death.

Numbers 15:32-35

And while the sons of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man gathering sticks upon the Sabbath day.

Isaiah 58:13

If thou turn away thy foot from the Sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day, and call the Sabbath a delight, [and] the holy of LORD honorable, and shall honor it, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, no

Matthew 15:2

Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.

Matthew 23:23-24

Woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye tithe the mint and the anise and the cummin, and have omitted the weightier matters of the law--justice and mercy and faith. These things must be done, and not neglecting t

Mark 2:24

And the Pharisees said to him, Look, why are they doing what is not permitted on the Sabbath day?

Luke 5:33

And they said to him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make supplications, and likewise those of the Pharisees, but thine eat and drink.

Luke 6:7-9

And the scholars and the Pharisees watched if he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they might find an accusation against him.

John 5:9-11

And straightaway the man became well, and took up his bed and walked. Now it was Sabbath on that day.

John 5:16

And because of this the Jews persecuted Jesus, and sought to kill him, because he did these things on a Sabbath.

John 9:14-16

Now it was a Sabbath when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes.

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