But the Pharisees went out and plotted how they might kill Jesus.1
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Aware of this, Jesus withdrew from that place. Many followed him, and he healed all their sick,2
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warning them not to tell who he was.3
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This was to fulfill4 what was spoken through the prophet Isaiah:
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"Here is my servant whom I have chosen, the one I love, in whom I delight;5 I will put my Spirit on him,6 and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
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He will not quarrel or cry out; no one will hear his voice in the streets.
A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, till he leads justice to victory.
In his name the nations will put their hope."7
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