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Luke 6:7 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the scribes and the Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find how to accuse him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath day; that they might find an accusation against him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— 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.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the scribes and Pharisees watched him, [to see] whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might find an accusation against him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— 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.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now the Scribes and the Pharisees were narrowly watching him, whether, on the Sabbath, he healeth,—that they might find whereof to accuse him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the scribes and the Pharisees were watching him, if on the sabbath he will heal, that they might find an accusation against him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the scribes and Pharisees watched if he would heal on the sabbath: that they might find an accusation against him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the Scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heale on the Sabbath day: that they might find an accusation against him.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and the Sophree and Pharishee watched him, if he would heal on the shabath, that they might accuse him.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And the Scribes and Pharisees watched him, whether he would heal on the sabbath; that they might be able to accuse him.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 1161
{1161} Prime
δέ
de
{deh}
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
scribes 1122
{1122} Prime
γραμματεύς
grammateus
{gram-mat-yooce'}
From G1121; a writer, that is, (professionally) scribe or secretary.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
Pharisees 5330
{5330} Prime
Φαρισαῖος
Pharisaios
{far-is-ah'-yos}
Of Hebrew origin (compare [H6567]); a separatist, that is, exclusively religious; a Pharisaean, that is, Jewish sectary.
watched 3906
{3906} Prime
παρατηρέω
paratereo
{par-at-ay-reh'-o}
From G3844 and G5083; to inspect alongside, that is, note insidiously or scrupulously.
z5707
<5707> Grammar
Tense - Imperfect (See G5775)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 855
him, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
whether 1487
{1487} Prime
εἰ
ei
{i}
A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.
he would heal 2323
{2323} Prime
θεραπεύω
therapeuo
{ther-ap-yoo'-o}
From the same as G2324; to wait upon menially, that is, (figuratively) to adore (God), or (specifically) to relieve (of disease).
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
on 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
sabbath day; 4521
{4521} Prime
σάββατον
sabbaton
{sab'-bat-on}
Of Hebrew origin [H7676]; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension a se'nnight, that is, the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications.
that 2443
{2443} Prime
ἵνα
hina
{hin'-ah}
Probably from the same as the former part of G1438 (through the demonstrative idea; compare G3588); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result).
they might find 2147
{2147} Prime
εὑρίσκω
heurisko
{hyoo-ris'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary word εὕρω [[heuro]], {hyoo'-ro}; which (together with another cognate form, εὑρέω [[heureo]], {hyoo-reh'-o}) is used for it in all the tenses except the present and imperfect; to find (literally or figuratively).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
an accusation 2724
{2724} Prime
κατηγορία
kategoria
{kat-ay-gor-ee'-ah}
From G2725; a complaint ('category'), that is, criminal charge.
against him. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Luke 6:7

_ _ watched whether, etc. — In Matthew (Matthew 12:9) this is put as an ensnaring question of theirs to our Lord, who accordingly speaks to the state of their hearts (Luke 6:9), just as if they had spoken it out.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Luke 6:1-11.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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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. ... And they could not answer him again to these things.
Psalms 37:32-33 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. ... The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
Psalms 38:12 They also that seek after my life lay snares [for me]: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
Isaiah 29:21 That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nought.
Jeremiah 20:10 For I heard the defaming of many, fear on every side. Report, [say they], and we will report it. All my familiars watched for my halting, [saying], Peradventure he will be enticed, and we shall prevail against him, and we shall take our revenge on him.
Mark 3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him.
John 5:10-16 The Jews therefore said unto him that was cured, It is the sabbath day: it is not lawful for thee to carry [thy] bed. ... And therefore did the Jews persecute Jesus, and sought to slay him, because he had done these things on the sabbath day.
John 9:16 Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keepeth not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
John 9:26-29 Then said they to him again, What did he to thee? how opened he thine eyes? ... We know that God spake unto Moses: [as for] this [fellow], we know not from whence he is.

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: ... Laying wait for him, and seeking to catch something out of his mouth, that they might accuse him.
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; ... But found none: yea, though many false witnesses came, [yet] found they none. At the last came two false witnesses,
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Ps 37:32; 38:12. Is 29:21. Jr 20:10. Mt 26:59. Mk 3:2. Lk 11:53; 13:14; 14:1; 20:20. Jn 5:10; 9:16, 26.

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