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Mark 3

NLT 1 Jesus went into the synagogue again and noticed a man with a deformed hand. NIV 1 Another time Jesus went into the synagogue, and a man with a shriveled hand was there. NLT 2 Since it was the Sabbath, Jesus’ enemies watched him closely. If he healed the man’s hand, they planned to accuse him of working 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. NLT 3 Jesus said to the man with the deformed hand, “Come and stand in front of everyone.” NIV 3 Jesus said to the man with the shriveled hand, “Stand up in front of everyone.” NLT 4 Then he turned to his critics and asked, “Does the law permit good deeds on the Sabbath, or is it a day for doing evil? Is this a day to save life or to destroy it?” But they wouldn’t answer him. 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. NLT 5 He looked around at them angrily and was deeply saddened by their hard hearts. Then he said to the man, “Hold out your hand.” So the man held out his hand, and it was restored! 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. NLT 6 At once the Pharisees went away and met with the supporters of Herod to plot how to kill Jesus. NIV 6 Then the Pharisees went out and began to plot with the Herodians how they might kill Jesus. NLT 7 Jesus went out to the lake with his disciples, and a large crowd followed him. They came from all over Galilee, Judea, NIV 7 Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the lake, and a large crowd from Galilee followed. NLT 8 Jerusalem, Idumea, from east of the Jordan River, and even from as far north as Tyre and Sidon. The news about his miracles had spread far and wide, and vast numbers of people came to see him. NIV 8 When they heard about all he was doing, many people came to him from Judea, Jerusalem, Idumea, and the regions across the Jordan and around Tyre and Sidon. NLT 9 Jesus instructed his disciples to have a boat ready so the crowd 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. NLT 10 He had healed many people that day, so all the sick people eagerly pushed forward to touch him. NIV 10 For he had healed many, so that those with diseases were pushing forward to touch him. NLT 11 And whenever those possessed by evil spirits caught sight of him, the spirits would throw them to the ground in front of him shrieking, “You are the Son of God!” NIV 11 Whenever the impure spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.” NLT 12 But Jesus sternly commanded the spirits not to reveal who he was. NIV 12 But he gave them strict orders not to tell others about him. NLT 13 Afterward Jesus went up on a mountain and called out the ones he wanted to go with him. And they came to him. NIV 13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. NLT 14 Then he appointed twelve of them and called them his apostles. They were to accompany him, and he would send them out to preach, NIV 14 He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach NLT 15 giving them authority to cast out demons. NIV 15 and to have authority to drive out demons. NLT 16 These are the twelve he chose: Simon (whom he named Peter), NIV 16 These are the twelve he appointed: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter), NLT 17 James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them “Sons of Thunder” ), NIV 17 James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means “sons of thunder”), NLT 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James (son of Alphaeus), Thaddaeus, Simon (the zealot ), NIV 18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Zealot NLT 19 Judas Iscariot (who later betrayed him). NIV 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. NLT 20 One time Jesus entered a house, and the crowds began to gather again. Soon he and his disciples couldn’t even find 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. NLT 21 When his family heard what was happening, they tried to take him away. “He’s out of his mind,” they said. NIV 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” NLT 22 But the teachers of religious law who had arrived from Jerusalem said, “He’s possessed by Satan, the prince of demons. That’s where he gets the power to cast out demons.” NIV 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, “He is possessed by Beelzebul! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons.” NLT 23 Jesus called them over and responded with an illustration. “How can Satan cast out Satan?” he asked. NIV 23 So Jesus called them over to him and began to speak to them in parables: “How can Satan drive out Satan? NLT 24 “A kingdom divided by civil war will collapse. NIV 24 If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. NLT 25 Similarly, a family splintered by feuding will fall apart. NIV 25 If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand. NLT 26 And if Satan is divided and fights against himself, how can he stand? He would never survive. NIV 26 And if Satan opposes himself and is divided, he cannot stand; his end has come. NLT 27 Let me illustrate this further. Who is powerful enough to enter the house of a strong man like Satan and plunder his goods? Only someone even stronger—someone who could tie him up and then plunder his house. NIV 27 In fact, no one can enter a strong man’s house without first tying him up. Then he can plunder the strong man’s house. NLT 28 “I tell you the truth, all sin and blasphemy can be forgiven, NIV 28 Truly I tell you, people can be forgiven all their sins and every slander they utter, NLT 29 but anyone who blasphemes the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven. This is a sin with eternal consequences.” NIV 29 but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven; they are guilty of an eternal sin.” NLT 30 He told them this because they were saying, “He’s possessed by an evil spirit.” NIV 30 He said this because they were saying, “He has an impure spirit.” NLT 31 Then Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him. They stood outside and sent word for him to come out and talk with them. NIV 31 Then Jesus’ mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him. NLT 32 There was a crowd sitting around Jesus, and someone said, “Your mother and your brothers are outside asking for you.” NIV 32 A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, “Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you.” NLT 33 Jesus replied, “Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?” NIV 33 “Who are my mother and my brothers?” he asked. NLT 34 Then he looked at those around him and said, “Look, these are my mother and brothers. NIV 34 Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! NLT 35 Anyone who does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” NIV 35 Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.”

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