Mark 2:28

28 So 1the Son of Man is lord even of the Sabbath."

Mark 2:28 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 2:28

Therefore the son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
] Meaning himself, who had a power not only to dispense with it, but to abrogate it as he did, with the rest of the rituals of the ceremonial law; (See Gill on Matthew 12:8). So that it did not become them to find fault with what his disciples did, with his leave and approbation.

Mark 2:28 In-Context

26 how he entered the house of God, in the time of Abiathar the high priest, and ate the bread of the Presence, which it is not lawful for any but the priests to eat, and also gave it to those who were with him?"
27 And he said to them, "The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath.
28 So the Son of Man is lord even of the Sabbath."

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