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Mark 3 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Jesus Heals on the Sabbath

(Mat 12:9–14; Luk 6:6–11 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:1 - He entered again into a synagogue; and a man was there whose hand was withered.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:2 - 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 - 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 - 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 - The Pharisees went out and immediately began [fn]conspiring with the Herodians against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
(Mat 12:15–21 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:7 - Jesus withdrew to the sea with His disciples; and a great multitude from Galilee followed; and also 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 - Whenever the unclean spirits saw Him, they would fall down before Him and shout, “You are the Son of God!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:12 - And He earnestly warned them not to [fn]tell who He was.

The Twelve Are Chosen

(Mat 10:1–4; Luk 6:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:13 - 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, so that they would be with Him and that He could 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 [fn]James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of [fn]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 [fn]James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the [fn]Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:19 - and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Him.
(Mat 12:22–30; Luk 11:14–23 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:20 - And He *came [fn]home, and the crowd *gathered again, to such an extent that they could not even eat [fn]a meal.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:21 - When His own [fn]people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, “He has lost His senses.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - 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 - “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:25 - “If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:26 - “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 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:28 - “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 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:31 - Then His mother and His brothers *arrived, and standing outside they sent word to Him and called Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:32 - 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 - Answering them, He *said, “Who are My mother and My brothers?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:34 - 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.”
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: Arise into the midst
Literally: giving counsel
Literally: make Him known
Or, Jacob
Or, Jacob
Or, Cananaean
Literally: into a house
Literally: bread
Or, kinsmen
Or, Beezebul; others read Beelzebub
Literally: he has an end
See the NASB95 Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.

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