Luke 6:2
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Some of the Pharisees asked, "Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?"

King James Bible
And certain of the Pharisees said unto them, Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath days?

Darby Bible Translation
But some of the Pharisees said to them, Why do ye what is not lawful to do on the sabbath?

World English Bible
But some of the Pharisees said to them, "Why do you do that which is not lawful to do on the Sabbath day?"

Young's Literal Translation
and certain of the Pharisees said to them, 'Why do ye that which is not lawful to do on the sabbaths?'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Which is not lawful - See on Matthew 12:2-8 (note).

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Why.

Luke 6:7-9 And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him...

Luke 5:33 And they said to him, Why do the disciples of John fast often, and make prayers, and likewise the disciples of the Pharisees...

Matthew 12:2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, Behold, your disciples do that which is not lawful to do on the sabbath day.

Matthew 15:2 Why do your disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread.

Matthew 23:23,24 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin...

Mark 2:24 And the Pharisees said to him, Behold, why do they on the sabbath day that which is not lawful?

John 5:9-11,16 And immediately the man was made whole, and took up his bed, and walked: and on the same day was the sabbath...

John 9:14-16 And it was the sabbath day when Jesus made the clay, and opened his eyes...

not.

Exodus 22:10 If a man deliver to his neighbor an donkey, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to keep; and it die, or be hurt...

Exodus 31:15 Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whoever does any work in the sabbath day...

Exodus 35:2 Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD...

Numbers 15:32-35 And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks on the sabbath day...

Isaiah 58:13 If you turn away your foot from the sabbath, from doing your pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight...

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Laws of the Kingdom
'And He lifted up His eyes on His disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God, 21. Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. 22. Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. 23. Rejoice ye in that day, and leap for joy; for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions Of Holy Scripture

Sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Trinity
(From the Gospel for the day) This sermon telleth us of four measures that shall be rendered unto man, and of two grades of a godly life, and how we ought to love our neighbour. Luke vi. 36-42. WE read in the Gospel for this day that our Lord Jesus Christ said: "Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful. Judge not, and ye shall not be judged; condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned; forgive, and ye shall be forgiven; give, and it shall be given unto you: good measure, pressed down,
Susannah Winkworth—The History and Life of the Reverend Doctor John Tauler

The Christian Assisted in Examining into his Growth in Grace.
1. The examination important.--2. False marks of growth to be avoided.--3. True marks proposed; such as--increasing love to God.--4. Benevolence to men.--5. Candor of disposition.--6. Meekness under injuries.--7. Serenity amidst the uncertainties of life.--8, 9. Humility,--especially as expressed in evangelical exercises of mind toward Christ end the Holy Spirit.--10. Zeal for the divine honor.--11. Habitual and cheerful willingness to exchange worlds when ever God shall appoint.--12. Conclusion.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

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."

John 5:10
and so the Jewish leaders said to the man who had been healed, "It is the Sabbath; the law forbids you to carry your mat."

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