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Luke 13:13-23 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 And he put his hands on her, and she was made straight, and gave praise to God. 13 Then he put his hands on her, and immediately she straightened up and praised God.
14 And the ruler of the Synagogue was angry because Jesus had made her well on the Sabbath, and he said to the people, There are six days in which men may do work: so come on those days to be made well, and not on the Sabbath. 14 Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath, the synagogue ruler said to the people, "There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath."
15 But the Lord gave him an answer and said, O you false men! do you not, every one of you, on the Sabbath, let loose his ox and his ass and take it to the water? 15 The Lord answered him, "You hypocrites! Doesn't each of you on the Sabbath untie his ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?
16 And is it not right for this daughter of Abraham, who has been in the power of Satan for eighteen years, to be made free on the Sabbath? 16 Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?"
17 And when he said these things, those who were against him were shamed, and all the people were full of joy because of the great things which were done by him. 17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing.
18 Then he said, What is the kingdom of God like? what comparison may I make of it? 18 Then Jesus asked, "What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to?
19 It is like a grain of mustard seed which a man took and put in his garden, and it became a tree, and the birds of heaven made their resting-places in its branches. 19 It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds of the air perched in its branches."
20 And again he said, What is the kingdom of God like? 20 Again he asked, "What shall I compare the kingdom of God to?
21 It is like leaven, which a woman put into three measures of meal, and it was all leavened. 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough."
22 And he went on his way, through towns and country places, teaching and journeying to Jerusalem. 22 Then Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem.
23 And someone said to him, Lord, will only a small number have salvation? And he said to them, 23 Someone asked him, "Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?" He said to them,