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Matthew 12:8-21 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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8 "For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath." 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."
9 Departing from there, He went into their synagogue. 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue,
10 And a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned Jesus, asking, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"-so that they might accuse Him. 10 and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, they asked him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"
11 And He said to them, "What man is there among you who has a sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out? 11 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?
12 "How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath." 12 How much more valuable is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."
13 Then He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand!" He stretched it out, and it was restored to normal, like the other. 13 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.
14 But the Pharisees went out and conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him. 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus.
15 But Jesus, aware of this, withdrew from there. Many followed Him, and He healed them all, 15 Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. Many followed him, and he healed all their sick,
16 and warned them not to tell who He was. 16 warning them not to tell who he was.
17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet: 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:
18 "BEHOLD, MY SERVANT WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN; MY BELOVED IN WHOM MY SOUL is WELL-PLEASED; I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT UPON HIM, AND HE SHALL PROCLAIM JUSTICE TO THE GENTILES. 18 "Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
19 "HE WILL NOT QUARREL, NOR CRY OUT; NOR WILL ANYONE HEAR HIS VOICE IN THE STREETS. 19 He will not quarrel or cry out; no one will hear his voice in the streets.
20 "A BATTERED REED HE WILL NOT BREAK OFF, AND A SMOLDERING WICK HE WILL NOT PUT OUT, UNTIL HE LEADS JUSTICE TO VICTORY. 20 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, till he leads justice to victory.
21 "AND IN HIS NAME THE GENTILES WILL HOPE." 21 In his name the nations will put their hope."