A Man with a Withered Hand

(A)Again (B)he entered the synagogue, and a man was there with a withered hand. And (C)they watched Jesus,[a] to see whether he would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse him. And he said to the man with the withered hand, “Come here.” And he said to them, (D)“Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do harm, to save life or to kill?” But they were silent. And he (E)looked around at them with anger, grieved at (F)their hardness of heart, and said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” (G)He stretched it out, and his hand was restored. (H)The Pharisees went out and immediately (I)held counsel with (J)the Herodians against him, how to destroy him.

A Great Crowd Follows Jesus

(K)Jesus withdrew with his disciples to the sea, and (L)a great crowd followed, from Galilee and Judea and Jerusalem and (M)Idumea and from beyond the Jordan and from around (N)Tyre and Sidon. When the great crowd heard all that he was doing, they came to him. And he told his disciples to (O)have a boat ready for him because of the crowd, lest they (P)crush him, 10 for (Q)he had healed many, so that all who had (R)diseases pressed around him (S)to touch him. 11 (T)And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they (U)fell down before him and cried out, “You are (V)the Son of God.” 12 And (W)he strictly ordered them not to make him known.

The Twelve Apostles

13 (X)And he went up on the mountain and called to him those (Y)whom he desired, and they came to him. 14 (Z)And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach 15 (AA)and have authority to cast out demons. 16 He appointed the twelve: (AB)Simon (to whom (AC)he gave the name Peter); 17 (AD)James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder); 18 Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and (AE)Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot,[b] 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 3:2 Greek him
  2. Mark 3:18 Greek kananaios, meaning zealot

40 How often they (A)rebelled against him in the wilderness
    and (B)grieved him in (C)the desert!
41 They (D)tested God again and again
    and provoked (E)the Holy One of Israel.
42 They (F)did not remember his power[a]
    or the day when he redeemed them from the foe,
43 (G)when he performed his (H)signs in Egypt
    and his (I)marvels in (J)the fields of Zoan.
44 He (K)turned their rivers to blood,
    so that they could not drink of their streams.
45 He sent among them swarms of (L)flies, which devoured them,
    and (M)frogs, which destroyed them.
46 He gave their crops to (N)the destroying locust
    and the fruit of their labor to the locust.
47 He destroyed their vines with (O)hail
    and their sycamores with frost.
48 He gave over their (P)cattle to the hail
    and their flocks to thunderbolts.
49 He let loose on them his burning anger,
    wrath, indignation, and distress,
    a company of (Q)destroying angels.
50 He made a path for his anger;
    he did not spare them from death,
    but gave their lives over to the plague.
51 He struck down every (R)firstborn in Egypt,
    the firstfruits of their strength in the tents of (S)Ham.
52 Then he led out his people (T)like sheep
    and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.
53 (U)He led them in safety, so that they (V)were not afraid,
    but (W)the sea overwhelmed their enemies.
54 And he brought them to his (X)holy land,
    (Y)to the mountain which his right hand had (Z)won.
55 He (AA)drove out nations before them;
    he (AB)apportioned them for a possession
    and settled the tribes of Israel in their tents.

56 Yet they (AC)tested and (AD)rebelled against the Most High God
    and did not keep his testimonies,
57 but turned away and acted treacherously like their fathers;
    they twisted like (AE)a deceitful bow.
58 For they (AF)provoked him to anger with their (AG)high places;
    they (AH)moved him to jealousy with their (AI)idols.
59 When God heard, he was full of (AJ)wrath,
    and he utterly rejected Israel.
60 He (AK)forsook his dwelling at (AL)Shiloh,
    the tent where he dwelt among mankind,
61 and delivered his (AM)power to captivity,
    his (AN)glory to the hand of the foe.
62 He (AO)gave his people over to the sword
    and (AP)vented his wrath on his heritage.
63 (AQ)Fire devoured their young men,
    and their young women had no (AR)marriage song.
64 Their (AS)priests fell by the sword,
    and their (AT)widows made no lamentation.
65 Then the Lord (AU)awoke as from sleep,
    like a strong man shouting because of wine.
66 And he (AV)put his adversaries to rout;
    he put them to everlasting shame.

67 He rejected the tent of (AW)Joseph;
    he did not choose the tribe of Ephraim,
68 but he chose the tribe of Judah,
    Mount Zion, which he (AX)loves.
69 He (AY)built his sanctuary like the high heavens,
    like the earth, which he has founded forever.
70 He (AZ)chose David his servant
    and took him from the sheepfolds;
71 from (BA)following the nursing ewes he brought him
    to (BB)shepherd Jacob his people,
    Israel his (BC)inheritance.
72 With (BD)upright heart he shepherded them
    and (BE)guided them with his skillful hand.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 78:42 Hebrew hand

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