Matthew 12:1-8 CEBA

Working on the Sabbath

1 At that time Jesus went through the wheat fields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry so they were picking heads of wheat and eating them.

References for Matthew 12:1

      2 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, "Look, your disciples are breaking the Sabbath law."
      3 But he said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and those with him were hungry?
      4 He went into God's house and broke the law by eating the bread of the presence, which only the priests were allowed to eat.
      5 Or haven't you read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple treat the Sabbath as any other day and are still innocent?
      6 But I tell you that something greater than the temple is here.
      7 If you had known what this means, I want mercy and not sacrifice,a you wouldn't have condemned the innocent.

      References for Matthew 12:7

          8 The Human Oneb is Lord of the Sabbath."

          References for Matthew 12:8

            • | 12:8 - Or <i>Son of Man</i>