Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue,
and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus,1 they asked him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"2
References for Matthew 12:10
He said to them, "If any of you has a sheep and it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will you not take hold of it and lift it out?3
References for Matthew 12:11
How much more valuable is a man than a sheep!4 Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."
References for Matthew 12:12
Then he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." So he stretched it out and it was completely restored, just as sound as the other.
But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus.5
References for Matthew 12:14