When the Pharisees saw this, they told him, "Look! Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!"
The Pharisees asked him, "Look! Why are they doing what is not lawful on Sabbath days?"
Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what isn't lawful on Sabbath days?"
Or haven't you read in the Law that on every Sabbath the priests in the Temple violate the Sabbath and yet are innocent?
So the Jewish leaders told the man who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath, and it is not lawful for you to carry your mat.
But the synagogue leader, indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, told the crowd, "There are six days when work is to be done. So come on those days to be healed, and not on the Sabbath day."
Suddenly, a man with a paralyzed hand appeared. The people asked Jesus if it was lawful to heal on Sabbath days, intending to accuse him of doing something wrong.
So Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the Law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"
The people watched Jesus closely to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, intending to accuse him of doing something wrong.
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Jesus closely to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, in order to find a way of accusing him of doing something wrong.
The man immediately became well, and he picked up his mat and started walking. Now that day was a Sabbath.
So the Jewish leaders began persecuting Jesus, because he kept doing such things on the Sabbath.
Now it was a Sabbath day when Jesus made the mud and healed his eyes.
So the Jewish leaders were trying all the harder to kill him, because he was not only breaking the Sabbath but was also calling God his own Father, thereby making himself equal to God.
Some of the Pharisees began to remark, "This man is not from God because he does not keep the Sabbath." But others were saying, "How can a sinful man perform such signs?" And there was a division among them.
Then he asked them, "Is it lawful to do good or to do evil on Sabbath days, to save a life or to destroy it?" But they remained silent.
Then Jesus asked them, "I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do evil on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?"
But he asked them, "Is there a man among you who, if he had one sheep and it fell into a ditch on the Sabbath, wouldn't take hold of it and pull it out?
The Lord replied to him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey and lead it out of its stall to give it some water?
Then he asked them, "If your son or ox falls into a well on the Sabbath day, you would pull him out immediately, wouldn't you?"
If a man receives circumcision on the Sabbath so that the Law of Moses may not be broken, are you angry with me because I made a man perfectly well on the Sabbath?
How much more is a human being worth than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on Sabbath days."
Then he told them, "The Sabbath was made for people, not people for the Sabbath.
Therefore, the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."
Then he told them, "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."
Therefore, let no one judge you in matters of food and drink or with respect to a festival, a New Moon, or Sabbath days.