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Matthew 12

CSB 1 At that time Jesus passed through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick and eat some heads of grain. NIV 1 At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. CSB 2 But when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, "Look, Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!" NIV 2 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, "Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath." CSB 3 He said to them, "Haven't you read what David did when he and those who were with him were hungry- NIV 3 He answered, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? CSB 4 how he entered the house of God, and they ate the sacred bread, which is not lawful for him or for those with him to eat, but only for the priests? NIV 4 He entered the house of God, and he and his companions ate the consecrated bread--which was not lawful for them to do, but only for the priests. CSB 5 Or haven't you read in the Law that on Sabbath days the priests in the temple violate the Sabbath and are innocent? NIV 5 Or haven't you read in the Law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple desecrate the day and yet are innocent? CSB 6 But I tell you that something greater than the temple is here! NIV 6 I tell you that one greater than the temple is here. CSB 7 If you had known what this means: I desire mercy and not sacrifice , you would not have condemned the innocent. NIV 7 If you had known what these words mean, 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice,' you would not have condemned the innocent. CSB 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath." NIV 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath." CSB 9 Moving on from there, He entered their synagogue. NIV 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, CSB 10 There He saw a man who had a paralyzed hand. And in order to accuse Him they asked Him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?" NIV 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?" CSB 11 But He said to them, "What man among you, if he had a sheep that fell into a pit on the Sabbath, wouldn't take hold of it and lift it out? NIV 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? CSB 12 A man is worth far more than a sheep, so it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath." NIV 12 How much more valuable is a man than a sheep! Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath." CSB 13 Then He told the man, "Stretch out your hand." So he stretched it out, and it was restored, as good as the other. NIV 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. CSB 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how they might destroy Him. NIV 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. CSB 15 When Jesus became aware of this, He withdrew from there. Huge crowds followed Him, and He healed them all. NIV 15 Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. Many followed him, and he healed all their sick, CSB 16 He warned them not to make Him known, NIV 16 warning them not to tell who he was. CSB 17 so that what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: NIV 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: CSB 18 Here is My Servant whom I have chosen, My beloved in whom My soul delights; I will put My Spirit on Him, and He will proclaim justice to the nations. NIV 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. CSB 19 He will not argue or shout, and no one will hear His voice in the streets. NIV 19 He will not quarrel or cry out; no one will hear his voice in the streets. CSB 20 He will not break a bruised reed, and He will not put out a smoldering wick, until He has led justice to victory. NIV 20 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, till he leads justice to victory. CSB 21 The nations will put their hope in His name. NIV 21 In his name the nations will put their hope." CSB 22 Then a demon-possessed man who was blind and unable to speak was brought to Him. He healed him, so that the man could both speak and see. NIV 22 Then they brought him a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute, and Jesus healed him, so that he could both talk and see. CSB 23 And all the crowds were astounded and said, "Perhaps this is the Son of David!" NIV 23 All the people were astonished and said, "Could this be the Son of David?" CSB 24 When the Pharisees heard this, they said, "The man drives out demons only by Beelzebul, the ruler of the demons." NIV 24 But when the Pharisees heard this, they said, "It is only by Beelzebub, the prince of demons, that this fellow drives out demons." CSB 25 Knowing their thoughts, He told them: "Every kingdom divided against itself is headed for destruction, and no city or house divided against itself will stand. NIV 25 Jesus knew their thoughts and said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself will be ruined, and every city or household divided against itself will not stand. CSB 26 If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? NIV 26 If Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then can his kingdom stand? CSB 27 And if I drive out demons by Beelzebul, who is it your sons drive them out by? For this reason they will be your judges. NIV 27 And if I drive out demons by Beelzebub, by whom do your people drive them out? So then, they will be your judges. CSB 28 If I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come to you. NIV 28 But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you. CSB 29 How can someone enter a strong man's house and steal his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can rob his house. NIV 29 "Or again, how can anyone 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. CSB 30 Anyone who is not with Me is against Me, and anyone who does not gather with Me scatters. NIV 30 "He who is not with me is against me, and he who does not gather with me scatters. CSB 31 Because of this, I tell you, people will be forgiven every sin and blasphemy, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. NIV 31 And so I tell you, every sin and blasphemy will be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Spirit will not be forgiven. CSB 32 Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come. NIV 32 Anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but anyone who speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come. CSB 33 "Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit. NIV 33 "Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit. CSB 34 Brood of vipers! How can you speak good things when you are evil? For the mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart. NIV 34 You brood of vipers, how can you who are evil say anything good? For out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks. CSB 35 A good man produces good things from his storeroom of good, and an evil man produces evil things from his storeroom of evil. NIV 35 The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him. CSB 36 I tell you that on the day of judgment people will have to account for every careless word they speak. NIV 36 But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. CSB 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned." NIV 37 For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned." CSB 38 Then some of the scribes and Pharisees said to Him, "Teacher, we want to see a sign from You." NIV 38 Then some of the Pharisees and teachers of the law said to him, "Teacher, we want to see a miraculous sign from you." CSB 39 But He answered them, "An evil and adulterous generation demands a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. NIV 39 He answered, "A wicked and adulterous generation asks for a miraculous sign! But none will be given it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. CSB 40 For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights. NIV 40 For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of a huge fish, so the Son of Man will be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth. CSB 41 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because they repented at Jonah's proclamation; and look-something greater than Jonah is here! NIV 41 The men of Nineveh will stand up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for they repented at the preaching of Jonah, and now one greater than Jonah is here. CSB 42 The queen of the south will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and look-something greater than Solomon is here! NIV 42 The Queen of the South will rise at the judgment with this generation and condemn it; for she came from the ends of the earth to listen to Solomon's wisdom, and now one greater than Solomon is here. CSB 43 "When an unclean spirit comes out of a man, it roams through waterless places looking for rest but doesn't find any. NIV 43 "When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. CSB 44 Then it says, 'I'll go back to my house that I came from.' And when it arrives, it finds [the house] vacant, swept, and put in order. NIV 44 Then it says, 'I will return to the house I left.' When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order. CSB 45 Then off it goes and brings with it seven other spirits more evil than itself, and they enter and settle down there. As a result, that man's last condition is worse than the first. That's how it will also be with this evil generation." NIV 45 Then it goes and takes with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that man is worse than the first. That is how it will be with this wicked generation." CSB 46 He was still speaking to the crowds when suddenly His mother and brothers were standing outside wanting to speak to Him. NIV 46 While Jesus was still talking to the crowd, his mother and brothers stood outside, wanting to speak to him. CSB 47 Someone told Him, "Look, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to You." NIV 47 Someone told him, "Your mother and brothers are standing outside, wanting to speak to you." CSB 48 But He replied to the one who told Him, "Who is My mother and who are My brothers?" NIV 48 He replied to him, "Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?" CSB 49 And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Here are My mother and My brothers! NIV 49 Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers. CSB 50 For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven, that person is My brother and sister and mother." NIV 50 For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother."