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Matthew 12:1-21

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. 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. NIV 2 When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, "Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful 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." NIV 3 He answered, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? NIV 3 He answered, "Haven't you read what David did when he and his companions were hungry? 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. 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. 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? 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? NIV 6 I tell you that one greater than the temple is here. NIV 6 I tell you that one greater than the temple is here. NIV 7 If you had known what these words mean, 'I desire mercy, 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. NIV 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath." NIV 8 For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath." NIV 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, NIV 9 Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue, 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?" 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?" 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? 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? NIV 12 How much more valuable is a man than a sheep! Therefore 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." 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. 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. NIV 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. NIV 14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus. NIV 15 Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. Many followed him, and he healed all their sick, NIV 15 Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. Many followed him, and he healed all their sick, NIV 16 warning them not to tell who he was. NIV 16 warning them not to tell who he was. NIV 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: NIV 17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah: 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. 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. NIV 19 He will not quarrel or cry out; 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. NIV 20 A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, till he leads 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. NIV 21 In his name the nations will put their hope." NIV 21 In his name the nations will put their hope."