Mark 3
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1Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand.1He entered again into a synagogue; and a man was there whose hand was withered.
2And they watched Jesus, to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him.2They were watching Him to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him.
3And he said to the man with the withered hand, “Come here.”3He said to the man with the withered hand, "Get up and come forward!"
4And he said to them, “Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to kill?” But they were silent.4And 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.
5And he looked around at them with anger, grieved at their hardness of heart, and said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was restored.5After 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.
6The Pharisees went out and immediately held counsel with the Herodians against him, how to destroy him.6The Pharisees went out and immediately began conspiring with the Herodians against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
7Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea, and a great crowd followed, from Galilee and Judea7Jesus withdrew to the sea with His disciples; and a great multitude from Galilee followed; and also from Judea,
8and Jerusalem and Idumea and from beyond the Jordan and from around Tyre and Sidon. When the great crowd heard all that he was doing, they came to him.8and 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.
9And he told his disciples to have a boat ready for him because of the crowd, lest they crush him,9And He told His disciples that a boat should stand ready for Him because of the crowd, so that they would not crowd Him;
10for he had healed many, so that all who had diseases pressed around him to touch him.10for He had healed many, with the result that all those who had afflictions pressed around Him in order to touch Him.
11And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.”11Whenever the unclean spirits saw Him, they would fall down before Him and shout, "You are the Son of God!"
12And he strictly ordered them not to make him known.12And He earnestly warned them not to tell who He was.
13And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him.13And He went up on the mountain and summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him.
14And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach14And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach,
15and have authority to cast out demons.15and to have authority to cast out the demons.
16He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom he gave the name Peter);16And He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom He gave the name Peter),
17James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);17and James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, "Sons of Thunder ");
18Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot,18and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot;
19and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.19and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Him.
20Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat.20And He came home, and the crowd gathered again, to such an extent that they could not even eat a meal.
21And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.”21When His own people heard of this, they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "He has lost His senses."
22And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the prince of demons he casts out the demons.”22The scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, "He is possessed by Beelzebul," and "He casts out the demons by the ruler of the demons."
23And he called them to him and said to them in parables, “How can Satan cast out Satan?23And He called them to Himself and began speaking to them in parables, "How can Satan cast out Satan?
24If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.24"If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.25"If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
26And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but is coming to an end.26"If Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but he is finished!
27But no one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. Then indeed he may plunder his house.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.
28“Truly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the children of man, and whatever blasphemies they utter,28"Truly I say to you, all sins shall be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they utter;
29but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin”—29but whoever blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is guilty of an eternal sin "--
30for they were saying, “He has an unclean spirit.”30because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
31And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him.31Then His mother and His brothers arrived, and standing outside they sent word to Him and called Him.
32And a crowd was sitting around him, and they said to him, “Your mother and your brothers are outside, seeking you.”32A crowd was sitting around Him, and they said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are outside looking for You."
33And he answered them, “Who are my mother and my brothers?”33Answering them, He said, "Who are My mother and My brothers?"
34And looking about at those who sat around him, he said, “Here are my mother and my brothers!34Looking about at those who were sitting around Him, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers!
35For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.”35"For whoever does the will of God, he is My brother and sister and mother."
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