parallel verses Matthew 12:12 and Luke 6:9
It is lawful / permitted (on / in regard to the Sabbath (days implied by plural usage) to do good or evil to do, lives / souls to save or to destroy / kill ?
exesti tois sabbasin agatho(n) poieesai ee kakopoieesau ee psukheen soosai ee apokteinai/apolesai
The only difference between the 3 versions is apolesia versus apokteinai and agathon separate from the verb
in modern English
Is it permitted on the Sabbath
to do good or do evil, to save lives or kill?
The Old Testament commands us to keep the Sabbath day holy and rest on it.
Some Jews took this so literally starting fires and cooking was banned.
Jesus partied with friends and followers, feed the hungry, forgive sins and healed people, as well as preaching on a Sunday.
A special blessing on all those rescue and emergency workers over in the Caribbean and the USA prepping or dealing with the aftermath of Irma.
As for those people safely outside of the storm's path crying out about the storm as a punishment for sins perhaps they should consider what the Pharisees response was to Jesus' rebuke.
hoi de sioopoon and they were silent