Mark 2:18-28 NAS

18 1John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting; and they came and said to Him, "Why * do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?"

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19 And Jesus said to them, "While * the bridegroom is with them, athe attendants of the bridegroom cannot fast, can they? So long as they have the bridegroom with them, they cannot * fast.

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    • ‚ 2:19 - Lit "sons of the bridal-chamber"
      20 "But the 2days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast in that day.

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      21 "No one sews ba patch of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; otherwise cthe patch pulls away from it, the new from the old, and a worse tear results.

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        • ƒ 2:21 - Lit "that which is put on"
        • „ 2:21 - Lit "that which fills up"
          22 "No one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost and the skins as well; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins."

          Question of the Sabbath

          23 3And it happened that He was passing through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to make their way along while 4picking the heads of grain.

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          24 The Pharisees were saying to Him, "Look, 5why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?"

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          25 And He said to them, "Have you never read what David did when he was in need and he and his companions * became hungry;
          26 how he entered the house of God in the time of 6Abiathar the high priest, and ate the dconsecrated bread, which 7is not lawful for anyone to eat except the priests, and he also gave it to those who were with him?"

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            • … 2:26 - Or "showbread;" lit "loaves of presentation"
              27 Jesus said to them, "8The Sabbath ewas made ffor man, and 9not man gfor the Sabbath.

              References for Mark 2:27

                • † 2:27 - Or "came into being"
                • ‡ 2:27 - Lit "because for the sake of"
                • ˆ 2:27 - Lit "because for the sake of"
                  28 "So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."