10 There He saw a man who had a paralyzed hand. And in order to accuse Him they asked Him, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”(A)

11 But He said to them, “What man among you, if he had a sheep[a] that fell into a pit on the Sabbath, wouldn’t take hold of it and lift it out?(B) 12 A man is worth far more than a sheep,(C) so it is lawful to do what is good on the Sabbath.”

13 Then He told the man, “Stretch out your hand.” So he stretched it out, and it was restored,(D) as good as the other.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 12:11 Or had one sheep