At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungered…
The performance of so many miracles on the Sabbath day seems to intimate its being the most "acceptable time " for our doing good to the souls and bodies of men, after the pattern of Christ's example, as we have opportunity. And it is this. perhaps, that may especially expose us to the unkind remarks of those who make the Lord's day a day of mere Pharisaic formalities, or one of idle and selfish indulgence, by doing their own way, by finding their own pleasure, and by speaking their own words.
Parallel VersesKJV: At that time Jesus went on the sabbath day through the corn; and his disciples were an hungred, and began to pluck the ears of corn, and to eat.