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Luke 6 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath

(Mat 12:1–8; Mar 2:23–28 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:1 - Now it happened that He was passing through some grainfields on a Sabbath; and His disciples were picking the heads of grain, rubbing them in their hands, and eating the grain.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:2 - But some of the Pharisees said, “Why do you do what is not lawful on the Sabbath?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:3 - And Jesus answering them said, “Have you not even read what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:4 - how he entered the house of God, and took and ate the [fn]consecrated bread which is not lawful for any to eat except the priests alone, and gave it to his companions?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:5 - And He was saying to them, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath.”
(Mat 12:9–14; Mar 3:1–6 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:6 - On another Sabbath He entered the synagogue and was teaching; and there was a man there [fn]whose right hand was withered.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:7 - 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.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:8 - But He knew [fn]what they were thinking, and He said to the man with the withered hand, “Get up and [fn]come forward!” And he got up and [fn]came forward.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:9 - And Jesus said to them, “I ask you, is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to destroy it?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:10 - After looking around at them all, He said to him, “Stretch out your hand!” And he did so; and his hand was restored.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:11 - But they themselves were filled with [fn]rage, and discussed together what they might do to Jesus.

Choosing the Twelve

(Mat 10:1–4; Mar 3:13–19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:12 - It was [fn]at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:13 - And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose twelve of them, whom He also named as apostles:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:14 - Simon, whom He also named Peter, and Andrew his brother; and [fn]James and John; and Philip and Bartholomew;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:15 - and Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:16 - Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.
(cf. Mat 4:24, 25; Mar 3:7–12 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - Jesus came down with them and stood on a level place; and there was a large crowd of His disciples, and a great throng of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the coastal region of Tyre and Sidon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:18 - who had come to hear Him and to be healed of their diseases; and those who were troubled with unclean spirits were being cured.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:19 - And all the [fn]people were trying to touch Him, for power was coming from Him and healing them all.

The Beatitudes

(Mat 5:1–12 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:20 - And turning His gaze toward His disciples, He began to say, “Blessed are [fn]you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:21 - “Blessed are [fn]you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:22 - “Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:23 - “Be glad in that day and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For in the same way their fathers used to [fn]treat the prophets.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:24 - “But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:25 - “Woe to you who [fn]are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:26 - “Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to [fn]treat the false prophets in the same way.
(Mat 5:38–48 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:27 - “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:28 - bless those who curse you, pray for those who [fn]mistreat you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:29 - “Whoever hits you on the cheek, offer him the other also; and whoever takes away your [fn]coat, do not withhold your [fn]shirt from him either.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:30 - “Give to everyone who asks of you, and whoever takes away what is yours, do not demand it back.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:31 - [fn]Treat others the same way you want [fn]them to treat you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:32 - “If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:33 - “If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:34 - “If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, [fn]expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:36 - [fn]Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.
(Mat 7:1–5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:37 - “Do not judge, and you will not be judged; and do not condemn, and you will not be condemned; [fn]pardon, and you will be pardoned.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:38 - “Give, and it will be given to you. They will [fn]pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:39 - And He also spoke a parable to them: “A blind man cannot guide a blind man, can he? Will they not both fall into a pit?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:40 - “A [fn]pupil is not above his teacher; but everyone, after he has been fully trained, will [fn]be like his teacher.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:41 - “Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:42 - “Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Brother, let me take out the speck that is in your eye,’ when you yourself do not see the log that is in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother’s eye.
(Mat 7:15–20 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:43 - “For there is no good tree which produces bad fruit, nor, [fn]on the other hand, a bad tree which produces good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:44 - “For each tree is known by its own fruit. For men do not gather figs from thorns, nor do they pick grapes from a briar bush.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:45 - “The good man out of the good [fn]treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from [fn]that which fills his heart.

Builders and Foundations

(Mat 7:21–27 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:46 - “Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:47 - “Everyone who comes to Me and hears My words and [fn]acts on them, I will show you whom he is like:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:48 - he is like a man building a house, who [fn]dug deep and laid a foundation on the rock; and when a flood occurred, the [fn]torrent burst against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:49 - “But the one who has heard and has not acted accordingly, is like a man who built a house on the ground without any foundation; and the [fn]torrent burst against it and immediately it collapsed, and the ruin of that house was great.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Or, showbread; lit loaves of presentation
Literally: and his
Literally: their thoughts
Literally: stand into the middle
Literally: stood
Literally: folly
Literally: in these days
Or, Jacob, also vv 15 and 16
Literally: crowd
Literally: the
Literally: the
Literally: do to
Literally: having been filled
Literally: do to
Or, revile
I.e. outer garment
Or, tunic; i.e. garment worn next to body
Literally: Do to
Literally: people
Or, not despairing at all
Or, Become
Literally: release
Literally: give
Or, disciple
Or, reach his teacher's level
Literally: again
Or, treasury, storehouse
Literally: the abundance of
Literally: does
Literally: dug and went deep
Literally: river
Literally: river

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