Luke 6 :7

Luke 6 :7 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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 Version (KJV)

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 (ASV)

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

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And the scribes and Pharisees were watching him to see if he would make him well on the Sabbath, so that they might be able to say something against him.

Webster's Revision

And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, to see whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find 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.

English Revised Version (ERV)

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

Definitions for Luke 6 :7

Sabbath - A rest; cessation from work.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 6 :7

Watched him - Παρετηρουν αυτον, They maliciously watched him. This is the import of the word, Luke 14:1; Luke 20:20, and in the parallel place, Mark 3:2. See Raphelius on the last-quoted text, who has proved, by several quotations, that this is the proper meaning of the term.

An accusation against him - Instead of κατηγοριαν αυτου, his accusation, several eminent MSS. and versions add κατα, against, which I find our translators have adopted.

Barnes' Commentary on Luke 6 :7

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 6 :7

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