231And it happened that He was passingthrough the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciplesbegan to make their way along while 2picking the heads of grain.
The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, 3why 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 4Abiathar the highpriest, and ate the aconsecratedbread, which5is not lawful for anyone to eatexcept the priests, and he alsogave it to those who were with him?"27
Jesus said to them, "6The Sabbathbwas madecfor man, and 7not mandfor the Sabbath.28"So the Son of Man is Lordeven of the Sabbath."