Caring for the relief of the suffering one rather than for the ritual of religion
He entered again into the synagogue; and there was a aman
there who had a withered hand.
And they were awatching
Him closely to see
if He would heal him on the bSabbath
, so that they might caccuse
And He said to the man who had the withered hand, Rise and stand
in the midst.
And He said to them, Is it alawful
on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to 1save 2life
or to kill? But they remained silent.
around at them with 1anger
and being greatly grieved with the bhardness
of their heart, He said to the man, cStretch
out your hand. And he stretched it
out, and his hand was 2restored
And the 1Pharisees
went out and aimmediately
with the cHerodians
against Him as to
how they might ddestroy
Auxiliary acts of the gospel service
Avoiding the crowd
And Jesus withdrew with His disciples to the asea
, and a great multitude from Galilee bfollowed
; and from Judea
And from Jerusalem and from Idumea and beyond the Jordan and around aTyre
and Sidon, a great bmultitude
, hearing what things He did, came to Him.
And He told His disciples to have a little 1aboat
ready near Him because of the crowd, so that they would not bthrong
For He 1healed
many, so that as many as had 2aafflictions 3pressed
toward Him to btouch
And the aunclean
spirits, when they beheld Him, fell before Him and bcried
out, saying, You are the cSon
And He 1charged
them many times anot
to make Him known.
Appointing the apostles
And He went up to the mountain and acalled
those whom He Himself wanted, and they went to Him.
And He 1appointed 2twelve
He also named apostles, so that they might be with Him and that He might send them to 4preach
And to have the aauthority
out the demons.
He appointed the atwelve
: and to Simon He 2gave
the name bPeter
And James the son
, and bJohn
the brother of James, and He gave them the name, 1Boanerges
, that is, Sons of Thunder;
And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and aMatthew
, and Thomas, and James the son
of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Cananaean,
Iscariot, who also 1betrayed
Not eating because of the need
came into a ahouse
, and again a crowd came together, so that they could 2bnot
even eat bread.
And when His arelatives
heard about it,
they went out to lay hold of Him, for they said, He is bbeside
Binding Satan and plundering his house
who came down from aJerusalem bsaid
, He chas 3dBeelzebul
, and by the 4eruler
of the demons He casts out the demons.
And He called them to Himself
and said to them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?
And if a 1akingdom
is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand;
And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand;
And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he is not able to stand but has come to an end.
But no one can enter into the house of the strong man and thoroughly aplunder
unless he first 2bbinds
the strong man, and then he will thoroughly plunder his house.
Truly I say to you that all sins will be aforgiven
the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they bblaspheme
But whoever blasphemes against the 1Holy aSpirit
has no forgiveness forever, but is guilty of an 2everlasting
He said this
because they said, He has an unclean spirit.
Denying His relatives and acknowledging only those who do the will of God
And aHis 1mother
and His bbrothers
came, and standing outside, cthey
to Him and called Him.
And a crowd sat around Him, and they said to Him, Behold, Your mother and Your brothers and Your sisters are outside seeking You.
And He answered them and said, 1Who
is My mother and My brothers?
around at those sitting in a circle around Him, He said, Behold, My mother and My bbrothers
For whoever 1adoes
the will of God, this one is 2My
brother and sister and mother.