Going on from that place, he went into their synagogue,
and a man with a shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus,1 they asked him, "Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?"2
References for Matthew 12:10
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?3
References for Matthew 12:11
How much more valuable is a man than a sheep!4 Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath."
References for Matthew 12:12
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.