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Luke 6:1-6 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Now it came about that on the Sabbath he was going through the fields of grain, and his disciples took the heads of the grain for food, crushing them in their hands. 1 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and his disciples began to pick some heads of grain, rub them in their hands and eat the kernels.
2 But some of the Pharisees said, Why do you do what it is not right to do on the Sabbath? 2 Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?"
3 And Jesus said, Have you not seen in the Writings what David did when he was in need of food, he, and those who were with him; 3 Jesus answered them, "Have you never read what David did when he and his companions were hungry?
4 How he went into the house of God and took for food the holy bread, which only the priests may take, and gave it to those who were with him? 4 He entered the house of God, and taking the consecrated bread, he ate what is lawful only for priests to eat. And he also gave some to his companions."
5 And he said, The Son of man is lord even of the Sabbath. 5 Then Jesus said to them, "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."
6 And it came about, on another Sabbath, that he went into the Synagogue and was teaching there. And a man was there whose right hand was dead. 6 On another Sabbath he went into the synagogue and was teaching, and a man was there whose right hand was shriveled.