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1 And he entered into the synagogue again, and a man who had a withered hand was there. 1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there.
2 And they were watching him closely [to see] if he would heal him on the Sabbath, in order that they could accuse him. 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 And he said to the man who had the withered hand, "Come into the middle." 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Stand up in front of everyone."
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. 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 And looking around at them with anger, grieved at the hardness of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched [it] out, and his hand was restored. 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 And the Pharisees went out immediately with the Herodians {and began to conspire} against him with regard to how they could destroy him. 6 Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus.
7 And Jesus went away with his disciples to the sea, and a great crowd from Galilee followed [him]. And from Judea 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed.
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] heard all that he was doing. 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 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. 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 For he had healed many, so that all those who {were suffering from diseases} pressed about him in order that they could touch him. 10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him.
11 And the unclean spirits, whenever they saw him, were falling down before him and crying out, saying, "You are the Son of God!" 11 Whenever the evil spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, "You are the Son of God."
12 And he warned them strictly that they should not make him known. 12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell who he was.
13 And he went up on the mountain and summoned [those] whom 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 And he appointed twelve, so that they would be with him and so that he could send them 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 expel demons. 15 and to have authority to drive out demons.
16 And he appointed the twelve. And to Simon he gave the name Peter, 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);
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"), 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means 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, 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot
19 and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.
20 And he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they were not even able to eat a meal. 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
21 And [when] {his family} heard [this], they went out to restrain him, for they were saying, "He has lost 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 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!" 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 And he called them to himself [and] was speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan expel Satan? 23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan?
24 And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom is not able to stand. 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25 And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
26 And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he is not able to stand, but is at an end! 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come.
27 But no one is able to enter into the house of a strong [man] [and] plunder his property unless he first ties up the strong [man], and then he can thoroughly plunder his house. 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 "Truly I say to you that all the sins and the blasphemies will be forgiven the sons of men, however much they blaspheme. 28 I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them.
29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit does not have forgiveness {forever}, but is guilty of [an] eternal sin"-- 29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin."
30 because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit." 30 He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
31 And his mother and his brothers arrived, and standing outside, they sent [word] to him to summon him. 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him.
32 And a crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Behold, your mother and your brothers [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 And he answered them [and] said, "Who is my mother or my brothers?" 33 "Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked.
34 And looking around at those who were sitting around him in a circle, he said, "Behold, 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 For whoever does the will of God, this person is my brother and sister and mother." 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."