Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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.

Amplified

How much better and of more value is a man than a sheep! So it is lawful and allowable to do good on the Sabbath days.

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.

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 among you, that shall have one sheep, and if it 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 better than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days. 13 Then he said to the man, Stretch forth your hand. And he stretched it forth; and it was restored whole, like the other.


Cross References

Matthew 6:26

Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much better than they?

Matthew 10:31

Fear not therefore, you are of more value than many sparrows.

Mark 3:4

And he said unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.

Luke 6:9

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?

Luke 12:24

Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them: how much more are you better than the fowls?

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