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Mark 3

GNT 1 Then Jesus went back to the synagogue, where there was a man who had a paralyzed hand. NIV 1 Another time he went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. GNT 2 Some people were there who wanted to accuse Jesus of doing wrong; so they watched him closely to see whether he would cure the man on the Sabbath. NIV 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. GNT 3 Jesus said to the man, "Come up here to the front." NIV 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, "Stand up in front of everyone." GNT 4 Then he asked the people, "What does our Law allow us to do on the Sabbath? To help or to harm? To save someone's life or to destroy it?" But they did not say a thing. NIV 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. GNT 5 Jesus was angry as he looked around at them, but at the same time he felt sorry for them, because they were so stubborn and wrong. Then he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and it became well again. NIV 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. GNT 6 So the Pharisees left the synagogue and met at once with some members of Herod's party, and they made plans to kill Jesus. NIV 6 Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. GNT 7 Jesus and his disciples went away to Lake Galilee, and a large crowd followed him. They had come from Galilee, from Judea, NIV 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed. GNT 8 from Jerusalem, from the territory of Idumea, from the territory on the east side of the Jordan, and from the region around the cities of Tyre and Sidon. All these people came to Jesus because they had heard of the things he was doing. NIV 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. GNT 9 The crowd was so large that Jesus told his disciples to get a boat ready for him, so that the people would not crush him. NIV 9 Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him. GNT 10 He had healed many people, and all the sick kept pushing their way to him in order to touch him. NIV 10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him. GNT 11 And whenever the people who had evil spirits in them saw him, they would fall down before him and scream, "You are the Son of God!" NIV 11 Whenever the evil spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, "You are the Son of God." GNT 12 Jesus sternly ordered the evil spirits not to tell anyone who he was. NIV 12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell who he was. GNT 13 Then Jesus went up a hill and called to himself the men he wanted. They came to him, NIV 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. GNT 14 and he chose twelve, whom he named apostles. "I have chosen you to be with me," he told them. "I will also send you out to preach, NIV 14 He appointed twelve--designating them apostles--that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach GNT 15 and you will have authority to drive out demons." NIV 15 and to have authority to drive out demons. GNT 16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (Jesus gave him the name Peter); NIV 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter); GNT 17 James and his brother John, the sons of Zebedee (Jesus gave them the name Boanerges, which means "Men of Thunder"); NIV 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder); GNT 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Patriot, NIV 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot GNT 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus. NIV 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. GNT 20 Then Jesus went home. Again such a large crowd gathered that Jesus and his disciples had no time to eat. NIV 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. GNT 21 When his family heard about it, they set out to take charge of him, because people were saying, "He's gone mad!" NIV 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, "He is out of his mind." GNT 22 Some teachers of the Law who had come from Jerusalem were saying, "He has Beelzebul in him! It is the chief of the demons who gives him the power to drive them out." NIV 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." GNT 23 So Jesus called them to him and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan? NIV 23 So Jesus called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan drive out Satan? GNT 24 If a country divides itself into groups which fight each other, that country will fall apart. NIV 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. GNT 25 If a family divides itself into groups which fight each other, that family will fall apart. NIV 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. GNT 26 So if Satan's kingdom divides into groups, it cannot last, but will fall apart and come to an end. NIV 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come. GNT 27 "No one can break into a strong man's house and take away his belongings unless he first ties up the strong man; then he can plunder his house. NIV 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. GNT 28 "I assure you that people can be forgiven all their sins and all the evil things they may say. NIV 28 I tell you the truth, all the sins and blasphemies of men will be forgiven them. GNT 29 But whoever says evil things against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven, because he has committed an eternal sin." NIV 29 But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; he is guilty of an eternal sin." GNT 30 (Jesus said this because some people were saying, "He has an evil spirit in him.") NIV 30 He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit." GNT 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. They stood outside the house and sent in a message, asking for him. NIV 31 Then Jesus' mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him. GNT 32 A crowd was sitting around Jesus, and they said to him, "Look, your mother and your brothers and sisters are outside, and they want you." NIV 32 A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, "Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you." GNT 33 Jesus answered, "Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?" NIV 33 "Who are my mother and my brothers?" he asked. GNT 34 He looked at the people sitting around him and said, "Look! Here are my mother and my brothers! NIV 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, "Here are my mother and my brothers! GNT 35 Whoever does what God wants is my brother, my sister, my mother." NIV 35 Whoever does God's will is my brother and sister and mother."