Luke 6:3

3 Jesus answered them, “Have you never read what David did when he and his companions were hungry?

Read Luke 6:3 Using Other Translations

And Jesus answering them said,Have ye not read so much as this, what David did, when himself was an hungred, and they which were with him;
And Jesus answered them, "Have you not read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him:
Jesus replied, “Haven’t you read in the Scriptures what David did when he and his companions were hungry?

What does Luke 6:3 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 6:3

And Jesus answering them, said
For they brought the charge against the disciples to him, being desirous to know what he would say, and that they might have something to accuse him of; and who, at once, took up the cause of his disciples, and vindicated them, by observing what David did, when he, and his men were an hungry; how that he went into the tabernacle, and took the showbread, and ate of it, and gave it to his men, who also ate of it; which, according to the law, was only allowed to priests; and by taking notice of another instance, which this evangelist does not relate; namely, how on the sabbath days the priests, by doing various servile works, profaned the sabbath day, and yet were not charged with any blame; (See Gill on Matthew 12:3). (See Gill on Matthew 12:4). (See Gill on Matthew 12:5).

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