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Luke 6:5

5 Then Jesus said to them, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”

Read Luke 6:5 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them,That the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.
And he said to them, "The Son of Man is lord of the Sabbath."
And Jesus added, “The Son of Man is Lord, even over the Sabbath.”

What does Luke 6:5 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Luke 6:5

And he said unto them
He adds this at the close of the instances he gave, at the end of his vindication of his disciples, and discourse with the Pharisees, as a full answer to their cavils;

that the son of man is Lord also of the sabbath;
and may do what he will, and suffer his disciples to do whatever he pleases on that day; (See Gill on Matthew 12:8).

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