181John'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 2days 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."
233And it happened that He was passingthrough the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciplesbegan to make their way along while 4picking the heads of grain.
The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, 5why 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 6Abiathar the highpriest, and ate the dconsecratedbread, which7is not lawful for anyone to eatexcept the priests, and he alsogave it to those who were with him?"27
Jesus said to them, "8The Sabbathewas madeffor man, and 9not mangfor the Sabbath.28"So the Son of Man is Lordeven of the Sabbath."