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Mark 3 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Jesus Heals on the Sabbath

(Mat 12:9–14; Luk 6:6–11 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:1 - Then Jesus entered the synagogue again, and a man was there who had a withered hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:2 - They watched Jesus closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they could accuse him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:3 - So he said to the man who had the withered hand, "Stand up among all these people."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:4 - Then he said to them, "Is it lawful to do good on the Sabbath, or evil, to save a life or destroy it?" But they were silent.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:5 - After looking around at them in anger, grieved by the hardness of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:6 - So the Pharisees went out immediately and began plotting with the Herodians, as to how they could assassinate him.
(Mat 12:15–21 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:7 - Then Jesus went away with his disciples to the sea, and a great multitude from Galilee followed him. And from Judea,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:8 - Jerusalem, Idumea, beyond the Jordan River, and around Tyre and Sidon a great multitude came to him when they heard about the things he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:9 - Because of the crowd, he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him so the crowd would not press toward him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:10 - For he had healed many, so that all who were afflicted with diseases pressed toward him in order to touch him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:11 - And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, "You are the Son of God."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:12 - But he sternly ordered them not to make him known.

The Twelve Are Chosen

(Mat 10:1–4; Luk 6:12–16 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:13 - Now Jesus went up the mountain and called for those he wanted, and they came to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:14 - He appointed twelve (whom he named apostles), so that they would be with him and he could send them to preach
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:15 - and to have authority to cast out demons.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:16 - He appointed twelve: To Simon he gave the name Peter;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:17 - to James and his brother John, the sons of Zebedee, he gave the name Boanerges (that is, "sons of thunder");
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:18 - and Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the 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 - Now Jesus went home, and a crowd gathered so that they were not able to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:21 - When his family heard this they went out to restrain him, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:22 - The experts in the law who came down from Jerusalem said, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and, "By the ruler of demons he casts out demons."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:23 - So he called them and spoke to them in parables: "How can Satan cast out Satan?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:24 - If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom will not be able to 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 - And if Satan rises against himself and is divided, he is not able to stand and his end has come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:27 - But no one is able to enter a strong man's house and steal his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can thoroughly plunder his house.
(Mat 12:31, 32; Luk 12:10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:28 - I tell you the truth, people will be forgiven for all sins, even all the blasphemies they utter.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:29 - But whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit will never be forgiven, but is guilty of an eternal sin"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:30 - (because they said, "He has an unclean spirit").
(Mat 12:46–50; Luk 8:19–21 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:31 - Then Jesus' mother and his brothers came. Standing outside, they sent word to him, to summon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:32 - A crowd was sitting around him and they said to him, "Look, your mother and your brothers are outside looking for you."
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:33 - He answered them and said, "Who are my mother and my brothers?"
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:34 - And looking at those who were sitting around him in a circle, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:35 - For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."

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