Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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?"

A Conservative Version

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

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 said, “Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?”

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?"

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 Jesus was going through the grain fields on a Sabbath, and his disciples picked some heads of wheat, rubbed them in their hands, and ate them. 2 But some of the Pharisees said, "Why are you doing what is against the law on the Sabbath?" 3 Jesus answered them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry --


Cross References

Matthew 12:2

But when the Pharisees saw this they said to him, "Look, your disciples are doing what is against the law to do on the Sabbath."

Exodus 22:10

If a man gives his neighbor a donkey or an ox or a sheep or any beast to keep, and it dies or is hurt or is carried away without anyone seeing it,

Exodus 31:15

Six days work may be done, but on the seventh day is a Sabbath of complete rest, holy to the Lord; anyone who does work on the Sabbath day must surely be put to death.

Exodus 35:2

In six days work may be done, but on the seventh day there must be a holy day for you, a Sabbath of complete rest to the Lord. Anyone who does work on it will be put to death.

Numbers 15:32-35

When the Israelites were in the wilderness they found a man gathering wood on the Sabbath day.

Isaiah 58:13

You must observe the Sabbath rather than doing anything you please on my holy day. You must look forward to the Sabbath and treat the Lord's holy day with respect. You must treat it with respect by refraining from your normal activities, and by refraining from your selfish pursuits and from making business deals.

Matthew 15:2

"Why do your disciples disobey the tradition of the elders? For they don't wash their hands when they eat."

Matthew 23:23-24

"Woe to you, experts in the law and you Pharisees, hypocrites! You give a tenth of mint, dill, and cumin, yet you neglect what is more important in the law -- justice, mercy, and faithfulness! You should have done these things without neglecting the others.

Mark 2:24

So the Pharisees said to him, "Look, why are they doing what is against the law on the Sabbath?"

Luke 5:33

Then they said to him, "John's disciples frequently fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours continue to eat and drink."

Luke 6:7-9

The experts in the law and the Pharisees watched Jesus closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they could find a reason to accuse him.

John 5:9-11

Immediately the man was healed, and he picked up his mat and started walking. (Now that day was a Sabbath.)

John 5:16

Now because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began persecuting him.

John 9:14-16

(Now the day on which Jesus made the mud and caused him to see was a Sabbath.)

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