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International Standard Version

Then Jesus asked them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do evil on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?"

New American Standard Bible

And Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?"

King James Version

Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?

Holman Bible

Then Jesus said to them, “I ask you: Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do what is good or to do what is evil, to save life or to destroy it?”

A Conservative Version

Then Jesus said to them, I will question you. What? Is it permitted on the Sabbath to do good, or to do harm, to save life, or to kill?

American Standard Version

And Jesus said unto them, I ask you, Is it lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do harm? to save a life, or to destroy it?

Amplified

Then Jesus said to them, I ask you, is it lawful and right on the Sabbath to do good [ so that someone derives advantage from it] or to do evil, to save a life [and make a soul safe] or to destroy it?

An Understandable Version

Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it permitted by the law of Moses to do something good or to do something harmful on the Sabbath day? To save a life or to destroy it?"

Anderson New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, I will ask you a question: Which is lawful on the sabbath, to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill?

Bible in Basic English

And Jesus said, I put the question to you, Is it right to do good on the Sabbath or to do evil? to give life or to take it away?

Common New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to destroy it?"

Daniel Mace New Testament

then said Jesus to them, I will ask you one question, which is the most allowable on the sabbath-day, to do good, or to neglect it? to save a man's life, or to let him perish?

Darby Translation

Jesus therefore said to them, I will ask you if it is lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?

Godbey New Testament

And Jesus said to them, I will ask you; What is lawful on the Sabbath; to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy?

Goodspeed New Testament

Jesus said to them, "I want to ask you, Is it allowable on the Sabbath to do people good or to do them harm? to save life or to destroy it?"

John Wesley New Testament

And he arose and stood forth. Then said Jesus to them, I will ask you, Which is lawful on the sabbath, To do good, or to do evil?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing: Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good or to do evil? to save a person or to destroy them?

Julia Smith Translation

Then said Jesus to them, I will ask you; What is lawful in the sabbath; to do good, or to do evil? to save the life, or destroy

King James 2000

Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Jesus said to them, "I ask you whether it is permitted on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save a life or to destroy [it]?"

Modern King James verseion

Then Jesus said to them, I will ask you one thing: Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil, to save life, or to destroy it?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Jesus unto them, "I will ask you a question: Whether is it lawful on the Sabbath days, to do good? Or to do evil? To save life? Or for to destroy it?"

Moffatt New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it right on the sabbath to help or to hurt, to save life or to kill?"

Montgomery New Testament

So he rose and stood. Then Jesus said to them. "I ask you whether it is lawful on the Sabbath Day to do good or to do harm? To save a life or to destroy it?"

NET Bible

Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath or to do evil, to save a life or to destroy it?"

New Heart English Bible

Then Jesus said to them, "I ask you: Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good, or to do harm? To save a life, or to destroy it?"

Noyes New Testament

And Jesus said to them, I ask you whether it is lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do evil; to save life, or to kill?

Sawyer New Testament

And Jesus said to them, I will ask you whether it is lawful on the sabbath to do good or to do evil? to save a life or to destroy?

The Emphasized Bible

And Jesus said unto them - I ask you, whether it is allowed, on the Sabbath, to do good or to do harm, - life, to save, or, to destroy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you a question; Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath-day, or to do evil? to preserve life or to destroy it?

Twentieth Century New Testament

And Jesus said to them: "I ask you, is it allowable to do good on the Sabbath--or harm? to save a life, or let it perish?"

Webster

Then said Jesus to them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath-days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?

Weymouth New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, "I put it to you all whether we are allowed to do good on the Sabbath, or to do evil; to save a life, or to destroy it."

Williams New Testament

Then Jesus said to them, "Is it right on the Sabbath to do people good, or to do them evil, to save life or to take it?"

World English Bible

Then Jesus said to them, "I will ask you something: Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good, or to do harm? To save a life, or to kill?"

Worrell New Testament

And Jesus said to them, "I ask you, is it lawful on the sabbath to do good, or to do evil??o save a soul, or to destroy it?"

Worsley New Testament

Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing, Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to let it be lost?

Youngs Literal Translation

Then said Jesus unto them, 'I will question you something: Is it lawful on the sabbaths to do good, or to do evil? life to save or to kill?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

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

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

πρός 
Pros 
unto, to, with, for, against, among, at, not tr, , vr to
Usage: 412


Usage: 0

I will ask
ἐπερωτάω 
Eperotao 
Usage: 55

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

Is it lawful
ἔξεστι 
Exesti 
be lawful, may, let
Usage: 24

on the sabbath days
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

to do good
G15
ἀγαθοποιέω 
Agathopoieo 
do good, well doing, do well
Usage: 6

or
ἤ 

ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199
Usage: 199

to do evil
κακοποιέω 
Kakopoieo 
Usage: 2

to save
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

to destroy
ἀπόλλυμι 
Apollumi 
Usage: 37

References

Morish

Context Readings

A Man With A Withered Hand Healed

8 But Jesus knew what they were thinking. So he told the man with the paralyzed hand, "Get up, and stand in the middle of the synagogue." So he got up and stood there. 9 Then Jesus asked them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do evil on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?" 10 He looked around at all of them and then told the man, "Hold out your hand." The man did so, and his hand was restored to health.


Cross References

Luke 14:3

So Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the Law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

Matthew 12:12-13

How much more is a human being worth than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on Sabbath days."

Mark 3:4

Then he asked them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do evil on Sabbath days, to save a life or to destroy it?" But they remained silent.

Luke 9:56

and they all went on to another village.

John 7:19-23

Moses gave you the Law, didn't he? Yet none of you is keeping the Law. Why are you trying to kill me?"

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