Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

How much then is a man of more value than a sheep! Wherefore it is lawful to do good on the sabbath day.

New American Standard Bible

How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”

King James Version

How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

Holman Bible

A man is worth far more than a sheep, so it is lawful to do what is good on the Sabbath.”

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

How much therefore a man is superior to a sheep. So then it is permitted to do good on the Sabbath.

Amplified

How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So it is lawful and permissible to do good on the Sabbath.”

An Understandable Version

Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Therefore, it is permissible by the law of Moses to do what is good on a Sabbath day."

Anderson New Testament

How much better, then, is a man than a sheep! So it is lawful to do well on the Sabbath-days.

Bible in Basic English

Of how much more value is a man than a sheep! For this reason it is right to do good on the Sabbath day.

Common New Testament

Of how much more value is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."

Daniel Mace New Testament

is not a man of much greater consequence than a sheep? how lawful then is it to do good offices on the sabbath-day?

Darby Translation

How much better then is a man than a sheep! So that it is lawful to do well on the sabbath.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore how much more valuable is a man than a sheep? So it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.

Goodspeed New Testament

And how much more a man is worth than a sheep! Therefore, it is right to do people good on the Sabbath."

John Wesley New Testament

How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do good on the sabbath-day.

Julia Smith Translation

How much then does a man surpass a sheep? So that it is lawful to do well in the sabbaths.

King James 2000

How much then is a man better than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then to what degree [is] a man worth more than a sheep? So then, it is permitted to do good on the Sabbath."

Modern King James verseion

How much better is a man then than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And how much is a man better then a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do a good deed on the Sabbath day."

Moffatt New Testament

And how much more is a man worth than a sheep? Thus it is right to do a kindness on the sabbath."

Montgomery New Testament

"And how much more is a man worth than a sheep? Therefore it is right to do good on the Sabbath."

NET Bible

How much more valuable is a person than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."

New Heart English Bible

Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep. Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."

Noyes New Testament

Of how much more worth now is a man than a sheep! So then it is lawful to do well on the sabbath.

Sawyer New Testament

How much then is a man better than a sheep! So that it is lawful to do good on the sabbath.

The Emphasized Bible

How much better, then, a man, than, a sheep? So that it is allowable, on the sabbath, nobly, to act.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do good on the sabbath days.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And how much more precious a man is than a sheep! Therefore it is allowable to do good on the Sabbath."

Webster

How much then is a man better than a sheep? wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.

Weymouth New Testament

Is not a man, however, far superior to a sheep? Therefore it is right to do good on the Sabbath."

Williams New Testament

And how much more a man is worth than a sheep! So it is right to do good on the sabbath."

World English Bible

Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath day."

Worrell New Testament

How much better, therefore, is a man than a sheep! Therefore, it is lawful to do well on the sabbath."

Worsley New Testament

And of how much more worth is a man than a sheep? Sure then it is lawful to do good on the sabbath-days.

Youngs Literal Translation

How much better, therefore, is a man than a sheep? -- so that it is lawful on the sabbaths to do good.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
πόσος 
Posos 
Usage: 9

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

is
διαφέρω 
Diaphero 
Usage: 8

a man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

διαφέρω 
Diaphero 
Usage: 8

πρόβατον 
Probaton 
Usage: 9

ὥστε 
hoste 
Usage: 72

it is lawful
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

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

A Man With A Withered Hand Healed

11 And he said unto them, What man shall there be of you, that shall have one sheep, and if this fall into a pit on the sabbath day, will he not lay hold on it, and lift it out? 12 How much then is a man of more value than a sheep! Wherefore it is lawful to do good on the sabbath day. 13 Then saith he to the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it forth; and it was restored whole, as the other.


Cross References

Matthew 6:26

Behold the birds of the heaven, that they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not ye of much more value then they?

Matthew 10:31

Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

Mark 3:4

And he saith unto them, Is it lawful on the sabbath day to do good, or to do harm? to save a life, or to kill? But they held their peace.

Luke 6:9

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?

Luke 12:24

Consider the ravens, that they sow not, neither reap; which have no store-chamber nor barn; and God feedeth them: of how much more value are ye than the birds!

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