And hearing this, Jesussaid to them, "1It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."182John'sdisciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and they came and said to Him, "Why do John'sdisciples and the disciples of the Phariseesfast, but Your disciples do not fast?"
And Jesussaid to them, "While the bridegroom is with them, athe attendants of the bridegroomcannotfast, can they? Solong as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannotfast.20"But the 3days will comewhen the bridegroom is takenaway from them, and then they will fast in that day.21"Noonesewsba patch of unshrunkcloth on an oldgarment; otherwisecthe patchpullsaway from it, the new from the old, and a worsetearresults.22"Nooneputsnewwine into oldwineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts newwine into freshwineskins."
234And it happened that He was passingthrough the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciplesbegan to make their way along while 5picking the heads of grain.
The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, 6why are they doingwhat is not lawful on the Sabbath?"
And He said to them, "Have you neverreadwhatDaviddidwhen he was in need and he and his companions became hungry;26how he entered the house of God in the time of 7Abiathar the highpriest, and ate the dconsecratedbread, which8is not lawful for anyone to eatexcept the priests, and he alsogave it to those who were with him?"27
Jesus said to them, "9The Sabbathewas madeffor man, and 10not mangfor the Sabbath.