Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And it happened that He was passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to make their way along while picking the heads of grain.

King James Version

And it came to pass, that he went through the corn fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

Holman Bible

On the Sabbath He was going through the grainfields, and His disciples began to make their way picking some heads of grain.

International Standard Version

Jesus happened to be going through the grain fields on a Sabbath. As they made their way, his disciples began picking the heads of grain.

A Conservative Version

And it came to pass, that he was passing through the grain fields on the Sabbath day, and his disciples began to make a path while plucking the ears.

American Standard Version

And it came to pass, that he was going on the sabbath day through the grainfields; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears.

Amplified

One Sabbath He was going along beside the fields of standing grain, and as they made their way, His disciples began to pick off the grains.

An Understandable Version

And it happened that Jesus was walking through the grainfields on the Sabbath day and His disciples began picking off heads of grain [to eat] as they traveled along. [Note: It was an accepted custom for people in that day to be permitted to do this as they walked along the paths bordering a grainfield].

Anderson New Testament

And it came to pass, that he was going on the sabbath day through the fields of grain: and his disciples began, as they went, to pull the ears of grain.

Bible in Basic English

And it came about that on the Sabbath day he was going through the grain-fields; and while they were walking, his disciples took the heads of grain.

Common New Testament

One Sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Another time, as he was going through the corn-fields on the sabbath-day, his disciples as they pass'd along began to pluck the ears of corn.

Darby Translation

And it came to pass that he went on the sabbath through the cornfields; and his disciples began to walk on, plucking the ears.

Godbey New Testament

And it came to pass, that He was traveling through the corn-fields on the Sabbath-day; and His disciples began to make the journey plucking the ears.

Goodspeed New Testament

He happened to be passing through the wheat fields on the Sabbath, and his disciples began to pick the heads of wheat as they made their way through.

John Wesley New Testament

And he went thro' the corn-fields on the sabbath day: and his disciples as they went, plucked the ears of corn.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And it came to pass that as he went through the planted fields again on the sabbath day, his disciples began, as they walked, to pluck the ears of grain.

Julia Smith Translation

And it was he passed by through the standing corn in the sabbaths: and his disciples began to make the way, picking out the ears of corn.

King James 2000

And it came to pass, that he went through the grain fields on the sabbath day; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of grain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And it happened that he was going through the grain fields on the Sabbath, and his disciples began to make [their] way [while] plucking off the heads of grain.

Modern King James verseion

And it happened that He went through the grainfields on the sabbath day. And as they walked His disciples began to pluck the heads of grain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And it chanced that he went through the corn fields on the Sabbath day; and his disciples, as they went on their way, began to pluck the ears of corn.

Moffatt New Testament

Now it happened that he was passing through the cornfields on the sabbath, and as the disciples made their way through they began to pull the ears of corn.

Montgomery New Testament

One Sabbath he was walking along through the wheat-fields, and his disciples, as they began to make their way across, were pulling the heads of wheat.

NET Bible

Jesus was going through the grain fields on a Sabbath, and his disciples began to pick some heads of wheat as they made their way.

New Heart English Bible

And it happened that he was going on the Sabbath day through the grain fields, and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of grain.

New simplified Bible

Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath day. While they walked his disciples took the heads of grain.

Noyes New Testament

And it came to pass, that he was going through the grainfields on the sabbath, and his disciples began, as they went along, to pluck the ears of grain.

Sawyer New Testament

And he was passing on the sabbath through the grain fields, and his disciples began to make their way, picking heads of grain.

The Emphasized Bible

And it came to pass, that he, on the Sabbath, was passing through the cornfields, and his disciples began to be going forward, plucking the ears of corn.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And he was walking through the cornfields on the sabbath; and his disciples as they went on the road plucked the ears of corn.

Twentieth Century New Testament

One Sabbath, as Jesus was walking through the cornfields, his disciples began to pick the ears of wheat as they went along.

Webster

And it came to pass, that he went through the corn-fields on the sabbath; and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of corn.

Weymouth New Testament

One Sabbath He was walking through the wheatfields when His disciples began to pluck the ears of wheat as they went.

Williams New Testament

On the Sabbath He was passing through the wheat fields, and His disciples started to make a path by pulling off the wheat heads.

World English Bible

It happened that he was going on the Sabbath day through the grain fields, and his disciples began, as they went, to pluck the ears of grain.

Worrell New Testament

And it came to pass that He was going on the sabbath through the grainfields; and His disciples began to make a way, plucking the heads of grain.

Worsley New Testament

And as He was going thro' the corn-fields on the sabbath-day, his disciples began as they went along to pluck the ears of corn.

Youngs Literal Translation

And it came to pass -- he is going along on the sabbaths through the corn-fields -- and his disciples began to make a way, plucking the ears,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

it came to pass
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

παραπορεύομαι 
Paraporeuomai 
pass by , go , pass
Usage: 5

he

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

παραπορεύομαι 
Paraporeuomai 
pass by , go , pass
Usage: 5

διά 
Dia 
by , through , with , for , for ... sake , therefore , for this cause , because ,
Usage: 527

the corn fields
σπόριμος 
Sporimos 
Usage: 3

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

the sabbath day
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

his

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

μαθητής 
Mathetes 
Usage: 254

ἄρχομαι 
Archomai 
Usage: 69

as they went
ὁδός 
Hodos 
Usage: 75

to pluck
τίλλω 
Tillo 
Usage: 3

References

Context Readings

Plucking Grain On The Sabbath

22 "No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins." 23 And it happened that He was passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to make their way along while picking the heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?"


Cross References

Matthew 12:1-8

At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat.

Luke 6:1-5

Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain.

Deuteronomy 23:24-25

"When you enter your neighbor's vineyard, then you may eat grapes until you are fully satisfied, but you shall not put any in your basket.



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