Parallel Verses

Amplified

Or have you never read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple violate the sanctity of the Sabbath [breaking it] and yet are guiltless?

New American Standard Bible

"Or have you not read in the Law, that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple break the Sabbath and are innocent?

King James Version

Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Holman Bible

Or haven't you read in the Law that on Sabbath days the priests in the temple violate the Sabbath and are innocent?

International Standard Version

Or haven't you read in the Law that on every Sabbath the priests in the Temple violate the Sabbath and yet are innocent?

A Conservative Version

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are guiltless?

American Standard Version

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the sabbath day the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are guiltless?

An Understandable Version

Or, have you not read in the law of Moses that the priests in the Temple defiled the Sabbath day [i.e., by doing the 'work' of offering sacrifices] and were not held guilty [of wrongdoing]? [See Num. 28:9-10]

Anderson New Testament

Or, have you not read in the law that on the Sabbath-days the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are blameless?

Bible in Basic English

Or is it not said in the law, how the Sabbath is broken by the priests in the Temple and they do no wrong?

Common New Testament

Or have you not read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are innocent?

Daniel Mace New Testament

or have ye not observed in the law, what a work the priests made in the temple on the sabbath-day, without being blamed?

Darby Translation

Or have ye not read in the law that on the sabbaths the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Godbey New Testament

Have you not read in the law, that the priests in the temple do profane the Sabbath, and are blameless?

Goodspeed New Testament

Or did you never read in the Law how the priests in the Temple are not guilty when they break the Sabbath?

John Wesley New Testament

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the sabbath-days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath and are blameless?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Or have ye not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath and are blameless?

Julia Smith Translation

Or have ye not read in the law, that in the sabbaths, the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are innocent?

King James 2000

Or have you not read in the law, how that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or have you not read in the law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple violate the sanctity of the Sabbath and are guiltless?

Modern King James verseion

Or have you not read in the Law that on the sabbath days the priests in the temple profane the sabbath and are blameless?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Or have ye not read in the law, how that the priests in the temple break the Sabbath day, and yet are blameless?

Moffatt New Testament

Have you not read in the Law that the priests in the temple are not guilty when they desecrate the sabbath?

Montgomery New Testament

"Have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the Temple break the Sabbath and are guiltless?

NET Bible

Or have you not read in the law that the priests in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are not guilty?

New Heart English Bible

Or have you not read in the Law, that on the Sabbath day the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath and are blameless?

Noyes New Testament

Or have ye not read in the Law, that on the sabbaths the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Sawyer New Testament

Or have you not read in the law, that the priests profane the sabbath in the temple, and are blameless?

The Emphasized Bible

Or have ye not read, in the law, that, on the sabbaths, the priests, in the temple, the sabbath, profane, and are, blameless?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the sabbaths the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are not culpable?

Twentieth Century New Testament

And have not you read in the law that, on the Sabbath, the priest in the Temple break the Sabbath and yet are not guilty?

Webster

Or have ye not read in the law, that on the sabbath the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Weymouth New Testament

And have you not read in the Law how on the Sabbath the priests in the Temple break the Sabbath without incurring guilt?

Williams New Testament

Or, did you never read in the law that the priests in the temple break the sabbath, and yet are not guilty?

World English Bible

Or have you not read in the law, that on the Sabbath day, the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are guiltless?

Worrell New Testament

Or did ye not read in the law that, on the sabbath, the priests in the temple profane the sabbath, and are guiltless?

Worsley New Testament

what profane sort of work the priests do in the temple on the sabbath-days, and yet are blameless?

Youngs Literal Translation

'Or did ye not read in the Law, that on the sabbaths the priests in the temple do profane the sabbath, and are blameless?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

have ye
ἀναγινώσκω 
Anaginosko 
Usage: 20

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

ἀναγινώσκω 
Anaginosko 
Usage: 20

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

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

on the sabbath days
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

the priests
ἱερεύς 
Hiereus 
Usage: 22

the temple
ἱερόν 
Hieron 
Usage: 64

βεβηλόω 
Bebeloo 
Usage: 1

the sabbath
σάββατον 
Sabbaton 
Usage: 48

and

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

εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

Context Readings

Plucking Grain On The Sabbath

4 How he went into the house of God and ate the loaves of the showbread -- "which was not lawful for him to eat, nor for the men who accompanied him, but for the priests only? 5 Or have you never read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple violate the sanctity of the Sabbath [breaking it] and yet are guiltless? 6 But I tell you, Something greater and more exalted and more majestic than the temple is here!


Cross References

John 7:22-23

Now Moses established circumcision among you -- "though it did not originate with Moses but with the previous patriarchs -- "and you circumcise a person [even] on the Sabbath day.

Numbers 28:9-10

And on the Sabbath day two male lambs a year old without spot or blemish, and two-tenths of an ephah of flour for a cereal offering, mixed with oil, and its drink offering.

Nehemiah 13:17

Then I reproved the nobles of Judah and said, What evil thing is this that you do -- "profaning the Sabbath day?

Ezekiel 24:21

Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I will profane My sanctuary -- "[in which you take] pride as your strength, the desire of your eyes, and the pity and sympathy of your soul [that you would spare with your life]; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind shall fall by the sword.



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