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1 Jesus returned to the synagogue. A man with a withered hand was there. 1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there.
2 Wanting to bring charges against Jesus, they were watching Jesus closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath. 2 Some of them were looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, so they watched him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath.
3 He said to the man with the withered hand, "Step up where people can see you." 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Stand up in front of everyone."
4 Then he said to them, "Is it legal on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they said nothing. 4 Then Jesus asked them, "Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they remained silent.
5 Looking around at them with anger, deeply grieved at their unyielding hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." So he did, and his hand was made healthy. 5 He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts, said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored.
6 At that, the Pharisees got together with the supporters of Herod to plan how to destroy Jesus. 6 Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus.
7 Jesus left with his disciples and went to the lake. A large crowd followed him because they had heard what he was doing. They were from Galilee, 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed.
8 Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan, and the area surrounding Tyre and Sidon. 8 When they heard all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon.
9 Jesus told his disciples to get a small boat ready for him so the crowd wouldn't crush him. 9 Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him.
10 He had healed so many people that everyone who was sick pushed forward so that they could touch him. 10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him.
11 Whenever the evil spirits saw him, they fell down at his feet and shouted, "You are God's Son!" 11 Whenever the evil spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, "You are the Son of God."
12 But he strictly ordered them not to reveal who he was. 12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell who he was.
13 Jesus went up on a mountain and called those he wanted, and they came to him. 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him.
14 He appointed twelve and called them apostles. He appointed them to be with him, to be sent out to preach, 14 He appointed twelve--designating them apostles--that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach
15 and to have authority to throw out demons. 15 and to have authority to drive out demons.
16 He appointed twelve: Peter, a name he gave Simon; 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);
17 James and John, Zebedee's sons, whom he nicknamed Boanerges, which means "sons of Thunder"; 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder);
18 and Andrew; Philip; Bartholomew; Matthew; Thomas; James, Alphaeus' son; Thaddaeus; Simon the Cananaean; 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot
19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus. 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
20 Jesus entered a house. A crowd gathered again so that it was impossible for him and his followers even to eat. 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
21 When his family heard what was happening, they came to take control of him. They were saying, "He's out of his mind!" 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
22 The legal experts came down from Jerusalem. Over and over they charged, "He's possessed by Beelzebul. He throws out demons with the authority of the ruler of demons." 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebub ! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons."
23 When Jesus called them together he spoke to them in a parable: "How can Satan throw Satan out? 23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
24 A kingdom involved in civil war will collapse. 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25 And a house torn apart by divisions will collapse. 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
26 If Satan rebels against himself and is divided, then he can't endure. He's done for. 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come.
27 No one gets into the house of a strong person and steals anything without first tying up the strong person. Only then can the house be burglarized. 27 In fact, no one can enter a strong man's house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can rob his house.
28 I assure you that human beings will be forgiven for everything, for all sins and insults of every kind. 28 I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.
29 But whoever insults the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven. That person is guilty of a sin with consequences that last forever." 29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin."
30 He said this because the legal experts were saying, "He's possessed by an evil spirit." 30 He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
31 His mother and brothers arrived. They stood outside and sent word to him, calling for him. 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him.
32 A crowd was seated around him, and those sent to him said, "Look, your mother, brothers, and sisters are outside looking for you." 32 A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you."
33 He replied, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?" 33 "Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked.
34 Looking around at those seated around him in a circle, he said, "Look, here are my mother and my brothers. 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!
35 Whoever does God's will is my brother, sister, and mother." 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."