Luke He went down with them [the 12 apostles] and stood on a level place.A large crowd of his disciples was there and a great number of people from all over….
Luke When he came near the place where the road goes down from the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God…
What Jesus says isn’t strictly written into the law, however Jesus obviously believes that holding to the spirit of the law is more important than merely sticking to the letter of it.
In Matthew -40, Jesus states that the greatest commandments are to love God and love others.
Luke 8:1-3 records that “as Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another…the Twelve were with him, and also some women…Mary (called Magdalene), Joanna (the wife of Chuza, the manager of Herod’s household); Susanna; and many others…”.
Luke tells us these women were at the foot of the cross: “But all those who knew Him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance…