9 Departing from there, He went into their synagogue.10 And a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned [a]Jesus, asking, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—so that they might accuse Him.11 And He said to them, “What man [b]is there among you who [c]has a sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out?12 How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to do [d]good on the Sabbath.”13 Then He *said to the man, “Stretch out your hand!”He stretched it out, and it was restored to [e]normal, like the other.14 But the Pharisees went out and [f]conspired against Him, as to how they might destroy Him.
15 But Jesus, [g]aware of this, withdrew from there. Many followed Him, and He healed them all,16 and warned them not to [h]tell who He was.17 This was to fulfill what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet:
18 “Behold, My[i]Servant whom I [j]have chosen; My Beloved in whom My soul[k]is well-pleased; I will put My Spirit upon Him, And He shall proclaim[l]justice to the[m]Gentiles. 19 “He will not quarrel, nor cry out; Nor will anyone hear His voice in the streets. 20 “A battered reed He will not break off, And a smoldering wick He will not put out, Until He[n]leads[o]justice to victory. 21 “And in His name the[p]Gentiles will hope.”
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