Parallel Verses

Anderson New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him: See, why are they doing on the sabbath-day what is not lawful?

New American Standard Bible

The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?"

King James Version

And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

Holman Bible

The Pharisees said to Him, “Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?”

International Standard Version

The Pharisees asked him, "Look! Why are they doing what is not lawful on Sabbath days?"

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

Amplified

And the Pharisees said to Him, Look! Why are they doing what is not permitted or lawful on the Sabbath?

An Understandable Version

And the Pharisees asked Him, "Look, why are they [i.e., Jesus' disciples] doing what is against the law of Moses on the Sabbath day?"

Bible in Basic English

And the Pharisees said to him, Why are they doing what it is not right to do on the Sabbath?

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

upon which the Pharisees said to him, pray observe how they trespass on the sabbath-day.

Darby Translation

And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath what is not lawful?

Godbey New Testament

And the Pharisees continued to say to Him, Behold what they are doing on the Sabbath, which is not lawful.

Goodspeed New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him, "Look! Why are they doing what it is against the law to do on the Sabbath?"

John Wesley New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath that which is not lawful?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

Julia Smith Translation

And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they in the sabbaths what is not lawful

King James 2000

And the Pharisees said unto him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And the Pharisees began to say to him, "Behold, why are they doing what is not permitted on the Sabbath?"

Modern King James verseion

And the Pharisees said to Him, Behold, why do they do that which is not lawful on the sabbath day?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the Pharisees said unto him, "Behold, why do they on the Sabbath day that which is not lawful?"

Moffatt New Testament

The Pharisees said to him, "Look at what they are doing on the sabbath! That is not allowed."

Montgomery New Testament

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

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

And the Pharisees said to him, "Look, why do they do that which is not lawful on the Sabbath day?"

Noyes New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him, See, why are they doing on the sabbath that which is not lawful?

Sawyer New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him, See what they do on the sabbath, which it is not lawful to do.

The Emphasized Bible

And, the Pharisees, were saying, - See! why are they doing, on the Sabbath, what is not allowed?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And the Pharisees said to him, See, why are they doing on the sabbath, what is not lawful?

Twentieth Century New Testament

"Look!" the Pharisees said to him, "why are they doing what is not allowed on the Sabbath?"

Webster

And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath that which is not lawful?

Weymouth New Testament

So the Pharisees said to Him, "Look! why are they doing what on the Sabbath is unlawful?"

Williams New Testament

So the Pharisees were saying to Him, "Just look! Why are they doing on the Sabbath what it is against the law to do?"

World English Bible

The Pharisees said to him, "Behold, why do they do that which is not lawful on the Sabbath day?"

Worrell New Testament

And the Pharisees said to them, "Behold, why are they doing on the sabbath that which is not lawful?"

Worsley New Testament

And the pharisees said to Him, See, why do they what is not lawful to be done on the sabbath-day?

Youngs Literal Translation

and the Pharisees said to him, 'Lo, why do they on the sabbaths that which is not lawful?'

Interlinear

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

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

the Pharisees
Φαρισαῖος 
Pharisaios 
Usage: 80

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045


Usage: 0

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

why
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

do they
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

the sabbath day
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

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

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

References

Context Readings

Plucking Grain On The Sabbath

23 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. 24 And the Pharisees said to him: See, why are they doing on the sabbath-day what is not lawful? 25 And he said to them: Did you never read what David did, when he had need and was hungry, he and those who were with him?


Cross References

Matthew 7:3-5

And why do you look at the splinter that is in your brother's eye, but perceive not the beam that is in your own eye?

Matthew 12:2

But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him: Behold, your disciples are doing what it is not lawful to do on the Sabbath.

Matthew 15:2-3

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

Matthew 23:23-24

Alas for you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithes of mint and dill and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law, its justice, its mercy, and its faithfulness. These you ought to have done, and those you ought not to have neglected.

Mark 2:7

Why does this man thus speak impiously? Who can forgive sins but God only?

Mark 2:16

And when the scribes and Pharisees saw him eating with publicans and sinners, they said to his disciples: Why is it that he eats and drinks with publicans and sinners?

Hebrews 12:3

For consider him that endured such opposition of sinners against himself, lest you become weary and despondent in your minds.

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