Mark 3 LEB

A Man with a Withered Hand Healed

1 And he entered into the synagogue again, and a man who had a withered hand was there.

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      2 And they were watching him closely [to see] if he would heal him on the Sabbath, in order that they could accuse him.
      3 And he said to the man who had the withered hand, "Come into the middle."
      4 And he said to them, "Is it permitted on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they were silent.
      5 And looking around at them with anger, grieved at the hardness of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out youra hand." And he stretched [it]b out, and his hand was restored.

      References for Mark 3:5

        • ™ 3:5 - Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
        • š 3:5 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
          6 And the Pharisees went out immediately with the Herodians {and began to conspire}c against him with regard to how they could destroy him.

          References for Mark 3:6

            • › 3:6 - Literally "began to give counsel"; the imperfect tense has been translated as ingressive ("began to")

              Jesus Heals Crowds by the Sea

              7 And Jesus went away with his disciples to the sea,d and a great crowd from Galilee followed [him].e And from Judea

              References for Mark 3:7

                • œ 3:7 - That is, the Sea of Galilee
                •  3:7 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                  8 and from Jerusalem and from Idumea and the other side of the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon a great crowd came to him [because they]f heard all that he was doing.

                  References for Mark 3:8

                    • ž 3:8 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as causal
                      9 And he told his disciples that a small boat should stand ready for him because of the crowd, so that they would not press upon him.
                      10 For he had healed many, so that all those who {were suffering from diseases}g pressed about him in order that they could touch him.

                      References for Mark 3:10

                        • Ÿ 3:10 - Literally "had suffering"
                          11 And the unclean spirits, whenever they saw him, were falling down before him and crying out, saying, "You are the Son of God!"
                          12 And he warned them strictly that they should not make him known.

                          The Selection of the Twelve Apostles

                          13 And he went up on the mountain and summoned [those] whom he wanted, and they came to him.

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                              14 And he appointed twelve,h so that they would be with him and so that he could send them out to preach

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                                •   3:14 - Some manuscripts add "whom he also named apostles"
                                  15 and to have authority to expel demons.
                                  16 And he appointed the twelve.i And to Simon he gave the name Peter,

                                  References for Mark 3:16

                                    • ¡ 3:16 - Most Greek manuscripts omit the phrase "and he appointed the twelve"
                                      17 and James the [son] of Zebedee and John the brother of James (and he gave to them the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder"),
                                      18 and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the [son] of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot,j

                                      References for Mark 3:18

                                        • ¢ 3:18 - Literally "the Cananean," but according to BDAG 507 s.v., this term has no relation at all to the geographical terms for Cana or Canaan, but is derived from the Aramaic term for "enthusiast, zealot" (see Luke 6:15; Acts 1:13)
                                          19 and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

                                          A House Divided Cannot Stand

                                          20 And he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they were not even able to eat a meal.

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                                              21 And [when]k {his family}l heard [this],m they went out to restrain him, for they were saying, "He has lost his mind!"

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                                                • £ 3:21 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("heard") which is understood as temporal
                                                • ¤ 3:21 - Literally [those] "close to him"
                                                • ¥ 3:21 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
                                                  22 And the scribes who had come down from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by Beelzebul!" and "By the ruler of the demons he expels the demons!"
                                                  23 And he called them to himself [and]n was speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan expel Satan?

                                                  References for Mark 3:23

                                                    • ¦ 3:23 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("called") has been translated as a finite verb
                                                      24 And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand.
                                                      25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
                                                      26 And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he is not able to stand, but is at an end!
                                                      27 But no one is able to enter into the house of a strong [man] [and]o plunder his property unless he first ties up the strong [man], and then he can thoroughly plunder his house.

                                                      References for Mark 3:27

                                                        • § 3:27 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("enter") has been translated as a finite verb
                                                          28 "Truly I say to you that all the sins and the blasphemies will be forgiven the sons of men, however much they blaspheme.
                                                          29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit does not have forgiveness {forever},p but is guilty of [an] eternal sin"--

                                                          References for Mark 3:29

                                                            • ¨ 3:29 - Literally "for the age"
                                                              30 because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."

                                                              Jesus’ Mother and Brothers

                                                              31 And his mother and his brothers arrived, and standing outside, they sent [word] to him to summon him.

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                                                                  32 And a crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Behold, your mother and your brothersq [are] outside looking for you."

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                                                                    • © 3:32 - Some manuscripts add "and your sisters"
                                                                      33 And he answered them [and]r said, "Who is my mother ors my brothers?"

                                                                      References for Mark 3:33

                                                                        • ª 3:33 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
                                                                        • « 3:33 - Some manuscripts have "and"
                                                                          34 And looking around at those who were sitting around him in a circle, he said, "Behold, my mother and my brothers!
                                                                          35 For whoever does the will of God, this person is my brother and sister and mother."