3:1 And he entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there which had a withered hand.
3:1 And He entered the synagogue again, and a man was there who had a withered hand.

3:2 And they watched him, whether he would heal him on the sabbath day; that they might accuse him.
3:2 So they watched Him closely, whether He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him.

3:3 And he saith unto the man which had the withered hand, Stand forth.
3:3 And He said to the man who had the withered hand, "Step forward."

3:4 And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath days, or to do evil? to save life, or to kill? But they held their peace.
3:4 Then He said to them, "Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?" But they kept silent.

3:5 And when he had looked round about on them with anger, being grieved for the hardness of their hearts, he saith unto the man, Stretch forth thine hand. And he stretched [it] out: and his hand was restored whole as the other.
3:5 And when He had looked around at them with anger, being grieved by the hardness of their hearts, He said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other.

3:6 And the Pharisees went forth, and straightway took counsel with the Herodians against him, how they might destroy him.
3:6 Then the Pharisees went out and immediately plotted with the Herodians against Him, how they might destroy Him.

3:7 But Jesus withdrew himself with his disciples to the sea: and a great multitude from Galilee followed him, and from Judaea,
3:7 But Jesus withdrew with His disciples to the sea. And a great multitude from Galilee followed Him, and from Judea

3:8 And from Jerusalem, and from Idumaea, and [from] beyond Jordan; and they about Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they had heard what great things he did, came unto him.
3:8 and Jerusalem and Idumea and beyond the Jordan; and those from Tyre and Sidon, a great multitude, when they heard how many things He was doing, came to Him.

3:9 And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
3:9 So He told His disciples that a small boat should be kept ready for Him because of the multitude, lest they should crush Him.

3:10 For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.
3:10 For He healed many, so that as many as had afflictions pressed about Him to touch Him.

3:11 And unclean spirits, when they saw him, fell down before him, and cried, saying, Thou art the Son of God.
3:11 And the unclean spirits, whenever they saw Him, fell down before Him and cried out, saying, "You are the Son of God."

3:12 And he straitly charged them that they should not make him known.
3:12 But He sternly warned them that they should not make Him known.

3:13 And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth [unto him] whom he would: and they came unto him.
3:13 And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him.

3:14 And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach,
3:14 Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach,

3:15 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils:
3:15 and to have power to heal sicknesses and to cast out demons:

3:16 And Simon he surnamed Peter;
3:16 Simon, to whom He gave the name Peter;

3:17 And James the [son] of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:
3:17 James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder";

3:18 And Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the [son] of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Canaanite,
3:18 Andrew, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Thaddaeus, Simon the Cananite;

3:19 And Judas Iscariot, which also betrayed him: and they went into an house.
3:19 and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed Him. And they went into a house.

3:20 And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
3:20 Then the multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

3:21 And when his friends heard [of it], they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
3:21 But when His own people heard about this, they went out to lay hold of Him, for they said, "He is out of His mind."

3:22 And the scribes which came down from Jerusalem said, He hath Beelzebub, and by the prince of the devils casteth he out devils.
3:22 And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem said, "He has Beelzebub," and, "By the ruler of the demons He casts out demons."

3:23 And he called them [unto him], and said unto them in parables, How can Satan cast out Satan?
3:23 So He called them to Himself and said to them in parables: "How can Satan cast out Satan?

3:24 And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
3:24 "If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.

3:25 And if a house be divided against itself, that house cannot stand.
3:25 "And if a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.

3:26 And if Satan rise up against himself, and be divided, he cannot stand, but hath an end.
3:26 "And if Satan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he cannot stand, but has an end.

3:27 No man can enter into a strong man's house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will spoil his house.
3:27 "No one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. And then he will plunder his house.

3:28 Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme:
3:28 "Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter;

3:29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation:
3:29 "but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation"--

3:30 Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
3:30 because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."

3:31 There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.
3:31 Then His brothers and His mother came, and standing outside they sent to Him, calling Him.

3:32 And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.
3:32 And a multitude was sitting around Him; and they said to Him, "Look, Your mother and Your brothers are outside seeking You."

3:33 And he answered them, saying, Who is my mother, or my brethren?
3:33 But He answered them, saying, "Who is My mother, or My brothers?"

3:34 And he looked round about on them which sat about him, and said, Behold my mother and my brethren!
3:34 And He looked around in a circle at those who sat about Him, and said, "Here are My mother and My brothers!

3:35 For whosoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother, and my sister, and mother.
3:35 "For whoever does the will of God is My brother and My sister and mother."