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Webster Bible Translation
Jesus Heals on the Sabbath
(Matthew 12:9-14; Luke 6:6-11)
1And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there who had a withered hand.
2And they watched him, to see whether he would heal him on the sabbath; that they might accuse him.
3And he saith to the man who had the withered hand, Stand forth.
4And he saith to them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? but they held their peace.
5And when he had looked around on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith to the man, Stretch forth thy hand. And he stretched it out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.
6And the Pharisees went forth, and immediately took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
Great Crowds Follow Jesus
7But Jesus withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea: and a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judea.
8And from Jerusalem, and from Idumea, and from beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came to him.
9And he spoke to his disciples, that a small boat should wait on him, because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
10For he had healed many; so that they pressed upon him to touch him, as many as had diseases.
11And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
12And he strictly charged them, that they should not make him known.
The Twelve Apostles
(Matthew 10:1-4; Luke 6:12-16)
13And he goeth up upon a mountain, and calleth to him whom he would: and they came to him.
14And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach,
15And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out demons.
16And Simon he surnamed Peter.
17And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, (and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, Sons of thunder,)
18And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alpheus, and Thaddeus, and Simon the Canaanite,
19And Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him: and they went into a house.
A House Divided
(Matthew 12:22-30; Luke 11:14-23)
20And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
21And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
22And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem, said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the demons he casteth out demons.
23And he called them to him, and said to them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?
24And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
25And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
26And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.
27No man can enter into a strong man's house, and seize his goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will plunder his house.
The Unpardonable Sin
28Verily I say to you, All sins shall be forgiven to the sons of men, and any blasphemies with which they shall blaspheme:
29But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Spirit never hath forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:
30Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
Jesus' Mother and Brothers
(Matthew 12:46-50; Luke 8:19-21)
31There came then his brethren and his mother, and standing without, they sent to him, calling him.
32And the multitude sat about him, and they said to him, Behold, thy mother, and thy brethren without seek for thee.
33And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my brethren?
34And he looked around on them who sat about him, and said, Behold, my mother and my brethren!
35For whoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.