Luke 6:7
New International Version
The Pharisees and the teachers of the law were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath.

New Living Translation
The teachers of religious law and the Pharisees watched Jesus closely. If he healed the man's hand, they planned to accuse him of working on the Sabbath.

English Standard Version
And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they might find a reason to accuse him.

Berean Study Bible
Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He would heal on the Sabbath.

Berean Literal Bible
And the scribes and the Pharisees were closely watching Him, whether He will heal on the Sabbath, that they might find reason to accuse Him.

New American Standard Bible
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He healed on the Sabbath, so that they might find reason to accuse Him.

King James Bible
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.

Christian Standard Bible
The scribes and Pharisees were watching him closely, to see if he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they could find a charge against him.

Contemporary English Version
Some Pharisees and teachers of the Law of Moses kept watching Jesus to see if he would heal the man. They did this because they wanted to accuse Jesus of doing something wrong.

Good News Translation
Some teachers of the Law and some Pharisees wanted a reason to accuse Jesus of doing wrong, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The scribes and Pharisees were watching Him closely, to see if He would heal on the Sabbath, so that they could find a charge against Him.

International Standard Version
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Jesus closely to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, in order to find a way of accusing him of doing something wrong.

NET Bible
The experts in the law and the Pharisees watched Jesus closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath, so that they could find a reason to accuse him.

New Heart English Bible
The scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, that they might find an accusation against him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Scribes and the Pharisees were watching him whether he would heal on the Sabbath, that they might be able to accuse him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The scribes and the Pharisees were watching Jesus closely. They wanted to see whether he would heal the man on the day of worship so that they could find a way to accuse him of doing something wrong.

New American Standard 1977
And the scribes and the Pharisees were watching Him closely, to see if He healed on the Sabbath, in order that they might find reason to accuse Him.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day, that they might find an accusation against him.

King James 2000 Bible
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.

American King James Version
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.

American Standard Version
And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find how to accuse him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the scribes and Pharisees watched if he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find an accusation against him.

Darby Bible Translation
And the scribes and the Pharisees were watching if he would heal on the sabbath, that they might find something of which to accuse him.

English Revised Version
And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find how to accuse him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find an accusation against him.

Weymouth New Testament
The Scribes and the Pharisees were on the watch to see whether He would cure him on the Sabbath that they might be able to bring an accusation against Him.

World English Bible
The scribes and the Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the Sabbath, that they might find an accusation against him.

Young's Literal Translation
and the scribes and the Pharisees were watching him, if on the sabbath he will heal, that they might find an accusation against him.
Study Bible
Jesus Heals on the Sabbath
6On another Sabbath, Jesus entered the synagogue and was teaching, and a man was there whose right hand was withered. 7Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, the scribes and Pharisees were watching Him closely to see if He would heal on the Sabbath. 8But Jesus knew their thoughts and said to the man with the withered hand, “Get up and stand among us.” So he got up and stood there.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:39
But I tell you not to resist an evil person. If someone slaps you on your right cheek, turn to him the other also;

Mark 3:2
In order to accuse Him, they were watching to see if He would heal on the Sabbath.

Treasury of Scripture

And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.

watched.

Luke 13:14
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.

Luke 14:1-6
And it came to pass, as he went into the house of one of the chief Pharisees to eat bread on the sabbath day, that they watched him…

Psalm 37:32,33
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him…

that.

Luke 11:53,54
And as he said these things unto them, the scribes and the Pharisees began to urge him vehemently, and to provoke him to speak of many things: …

Luke 20:20
And they watched him, and sent forth spies, which should feign themselves just men, that they might take hold of his words, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

Matthew 26:59,60
Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death; …







Lexicon
Looking for a reason
εὕρωσιν (heurōsin)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2147: A prolonged form of a primary heuro, which heureo is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect to find.

to accuse
κατηγορεῖν (katēgorein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 2723: To accuse, charge, prosecute. From kategoros; to be a plaintiff, i.e. To charge with some offence.

[Jesus],
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

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

scribes
γραμματεῖς (grammateis)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 1122: From gramma. A writer, i.e. scribe or secretary.

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

Pharisees
Φαρισαῖοι (Pharisaioi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 5330: Of Hebrew origin; a separatist, i.e. Exclusively religious; a Pharisean, i.e. Jewish sectary.

were watching Him closely
παρετηροῦντο (paretērounto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3906: To watch, observe scrupulously. From para and tereo; to inspect alongside, i.e. Note insidiously or scrupulously.

[to see] if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

He would heal
θεραπεύει (therapeuei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2323: From the same as therapon; to wait upon menially, i.e. to adore, or to relieve.

on
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῷ (tō)
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 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 Greek 4521: The Sabbath, a week.
(7) The scribes and Pharisees watched him.--Better, were watching.

Verse 7. - And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him. The Pharisee emissaries from the capital were carefully watching him. The Master was perfectly aware of their presence, and well knew the spirit in which they listened to his words and marked his acts, and on this sabbath day he was evidently determined to let them see clearly what was in his mind respecting the present state of Jewish religious training. 6:6-11 Christ was neither ashamed nor afraid to own the purposes of his grace. He healed the poor man, though he knew that his enemies would take advantage against him for it. Let us not be drawn either from our duty or from our usefulness by any opposition. We may well be amazed, that the sons of men should be so wicked.
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