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Mark 3 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Jesus Heals a Man on the Sabbath

(Mat 12:9–14; Luk 6:6–11 )
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And He entered again into a synagogue; and a man was there with a withered hand.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:2 - And they were watching Him to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:3 - And He *said to the man with the withered hand, [fn]Get up and come forward!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:4 - And He *said to them, “Is it lawful to do good or to do harm on the Sabbath, to save a life or to kill?” But they kept silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:5 - And after looking around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:6 - And the Pharisees went out and immediately began taking counsel together with the Herodians against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
(Mat 12:15–21 )
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And Jesus withdrew to the sea with His disciples; and a great multitude from Galilee followed; and from Judea,

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:8 - and from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and beyond the Jordan, and the vicinity of Tyre and Sidon, a great number of people heard of all that He was doing and came to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:9 - And He told His disciples that a boat should stand ready for Him because of the crowd, so that they would not crowd Him;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:10 - for He had healed many, with the result that all those who had afflictions pressed around Him in order to touch Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:11 - And whenever the unclean spirits were seeing Him, they would fall down before Him and cry out, saying, “You are the Son of God!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:12 - And He earnestly warned them not to [fn]tell who He was.

Jesus Appoints the Twelve

(Mat 10:1–4; Luk 6:12–16 )
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And He *went up on the mountain and *summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:14 - And He appointed twelve [fn](whom He also named apostles) to be with Him and to send them out to preach,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:15 - and to have authority to cast out the demons.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:16 - And He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom He gave the name Peter),
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:17 - and James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, “Sons of Thunder”);
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:18 - and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the [fn]Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:19 - and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him.
(Mat 12:22–30; Luk 11:14–23 )
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And He *came [fn]home, and the crowd *gathered again, so that they could not even eat [fn]a meal.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:21 - And when His own [fn]people heard this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, “He has lost His senses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by [fn]Beelzebul,” and “He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:23 - And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in parables, “How can Satan cast out Satan?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:24 - “And if a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:25 - “And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:26 - “And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but [fn]he is finished!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:27 - “But no one can enter the strong man’s house and plunder his property unless he first binds the strong man, and then he will plunder his house.
(Mat 12:31, 32; Luk 12:10 )
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“Truly I say to you, all sins shall be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they utter;

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:29 - but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:30 - because they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”
(Mat 12:46–50; Luk 8:19–21 )
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Then His mother and His brothers *arrived, and standing outside they sent word to Him, calling Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:32 - And a crowd was sitting around Him, and they *said to Him, “Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are outside looking for You.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:33 - And answering them, He *said, “Who are My mother and My brothers?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:34 - And looking about at those who were sitting around Him, He *said, “Behold My mother and My brothers!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:35 - “For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother.”
LSB Footnotes
Lit Arise into the midst
Lit make Him known
Some mss omit this phrase
Or Cananaean
Lit into a house
Lit bread
Or kinsmen
Or Beezebul; some mss Beelzebub
Lit he has an end
See the LSB Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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