John 7:23

Overview - John 7
Jesus reproves the ambition and boldness of his kinsmen;
10 goes up from Galilee to the feast of tabernacles;
14 teaches in the temple.
40 Divers opinions of him among the people.
45 The Pharisees are angry that their officers took him not, and chide with Nicodemus for taking his part.
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John 7:23  (King James Version)
If a man on the sabbath day receive circumcision, that the law of Moses should not be broken; are ye angry at me, because I have made a man every whit whole on the sabbath day?

that the law of Moses should not be broken or, without
breaking the law of Moses.
Matthew 12:5

I have made
Rather, "I have healed a whole man" [holos
anthropos ,] and not the circumcised member only. This reasoning was in perfect accordance with the principles of the Jews. So Tanchuma, "Circumcision, which is performed on one of the 248 ; members of man, vacates the sabbath; how much more the whole body of a man!" John 5:8 John 5:9 John 5:14-16