Luke 14:3
New International Version
Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

New Living Translation
Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in religious law, “Is it permitted in the law to heal people on the Sabbath day, or not?”

English Standard Version
And Jesus responded to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?”

Berean Study Bible
So Jesus asked the experts in the law and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?”

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus answering, spoke to the lawyers and to the Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

King James Bible
And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?

New King James Version
And Jesus, answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus responded and said to the lawyers and Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?”

NASB 1995
And Jesus answered and spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?"

NASB 1977
And Jesus answered and spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?”

Amplified Bible
And Jesus asked the lawyers and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath, or not?”

Christian Standard Bible
In response, Jesus asked the law experts and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not? ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In response, Jesus asked the law experts and the Pharisees, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

American Standard Version
And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath, or not?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Yeshua answered and said to the Scribes and to the Pharisees, “Surely it is legal to heal on the Sabbath.”

Contemporary English Version
Jesus turned and asked the Pharisees and the teachers of the Law of Moses, "Is it right to heal on the Sabbath?"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying: Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?

English Revised Version
And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath, or not?

Good News Translation
and Jesus spoke up and asked the teachers of the Law and the Pharisees, "Does our Law allow healing on the Sabbath or not?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus reacted by asking the Pharisees and the experts in Moses' Teachings, "Is it right to heal on the day of worship or not?"

International Standard Version
So Jesus asked the Pharisees and experts in the Law, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

Literal Standard Version
and Jesus answering spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”

NET Bible
So Jesus asked the experts in religious law and the Pharisees, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

New Heart English Bible
Jesus, answering, spoke to the Law scholars and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?"

Weymouth New Testament
This led Jesus to ask the lawyers and Pharisees, "Is it allowable to cure people on the Sabbath?"

World English Bible
Jesus, answering, spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"

Young's Literal Translation
and Jesus answering spake to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, 'Is it lawful on the sabbath-day to heal?'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Heals a Man with Dropsy
2Right there before Him was a man with dropsy. 3So Jesus asked the experts in the law and the Pharisees, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath or not?” 4But they remained silent. Then Jesus took hold of the man, healed him, and sent him on his way.…

Cross References
Matthew 12:2
When the Pharisees saw this, they said to Him, "Look, Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath."

Matthew 12:10
and a man with a withered hand was there. In order to accuse Jesus, they asked Him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"

Matthew 22:35
One of them, an expert in the law, tested Him with a question:

Luke 13:14
But the synagogue leader was indignant that Jesus had healed on the Sabbath. "There are six days for work," he told the crowd. "So come and be healed on those days and not on the Sabbath."

Luke 14:2
Right there before Him was a man with dropsy.

Luke 14:4
But they remained silent. Then Jesus took hold of the man, healed him, and sent him on his way.


Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus answering spoke to the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day?

the lawyers.

Luke 11:44,45
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them

Is.

Luke 6:9
Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?

Luke 13:14-16
And the ruler of the synagogue answered with indignation, because that Jesus had healed on the sabbath day, and said unto the people, There are six days in which men ought to work: in them therefore come and be healed, and not on the sabbath day…

Matthew 12:10
And, behold, there was a man which had his hand withered. And they asked him, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath days? that they might accuse him.









(3) Unto the lawyers.--See Note on Matthew 22:35. The teaching of our Lord is identical in substance, and nearly so in form, with that in Luke 6:6-11, Matthew 12:9-14, Mark 3:1-6. Here, however, it will be noticed, our Lord takes the initiative in the controversy, whereas before the scribes and Pharisees had asked Him the question. Possibly some report of what had then passed had reached the ears of those who were now present, and caused them to be silent both before and after the question.

Verse 3. - And Jesus answering spake unto the lawyers and Pharisees, saying, Is it lawful to heal on the sabbath day? And the Heart-reader read their thoughts, and in a moment he saw all and understood all, and answered the unasked question of his host and the assembled guests by putting to them another query which went to the root of the whole were matter which they pondering in their evil hearts.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
So
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

asked
ἀποκριθεὶς (apokritheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

the
τοὺς (tous)
Article - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

experts in the law
νομικοὺς (nomikous)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3544: From nomos; according to law, i.e. Legal; as noun, an expert in the law.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[the] Pharisees,
Φαρισαίους (Pharisaious)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5330: Of Hebrew origin; a separatist, i.e. Exclusively religious; a Pharisean, i.e. Jewish sectary.

“Is it lawful
Ἔξεστιν (Exestin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1832: It is permitted, lawful, possible.

to heal
θεραπεῦσαι (therapeusai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's 2323: From the same as therapon; to wait upon menially, i.e. to adore, or to relieve.

on the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Sabbath
σαββάτῳ (sabbatō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 4521: The Sabbath, a week.

or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

not?”
οὔ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.


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