When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your disability."13
And he 1laid his hands on her, and immediately she was made straight, and she 2glorified God.
But 3the ruler of the synagogue, indignant because Jesus 4had healed on the Sabbath, said to the people, 5"There are six days in which work ought to be done. Come on those days and be healed, and not on the Sabbath day."
Then the Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! 6Does not each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or his donkey from the manger and lead it away to water it?16And ought not this woman, 7a daughter of Abraham whom 8Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the Sabbath day?"17
As he said these things, 9all his adversaries were put to shame, and 10all the people rejoiced at all the glorious things that were done by him.
1811He said therefore, "What is the kingdom of God like? And to what shall I compare it?19It is like 12a grain of mustard seed that a man took and sowed in his garden, and it grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air made nests in its branches."20
And again he said, "To what shall I compare the kingdom of God?2113It is like leaven that a woman took and hid in 14three measures of flour, until it was 15all leavened."