Bible: Matt 12:9-17

12:9 Then 1  Jesus 2  left that place and entered their synagogue. 3  12:10 A 4  man was there who had a withered 5  hand. And they asked Jesus, 6 Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?” 7  so that they could accuse him. 12:11 He said to them, “Would not any one of you, if he had one sheep that fell into a pit on the Sabbath, take hold of it and lift it out? 12:12 How much more valuable is a person than a sheep! So it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.” 12:13 Then he said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out and it was restored, 8  as healthy as the other. 12:14 But the Pharisees went out and plotted against him, as to how they could assassinate 9  him.

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12:15 Now when Jesus learned of this, he went away from there. Great 10  crowds 11  followed him, and he healed them all. 12:16 But he sternly warned them not to make him known. 12:17 This fulfilled what was spoken by Isaiah the prophet: 12 

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