(每日读经 2/12) 马可福音 - Mark 2.23–3.6
And He passed through the grainfields on the Sabbath, and His disciples began to go along, picking the ears of grain.
And the Pharisees said to Him, Look! Why are they doing on the Sabbath what is not lawful?
And He said to them, Have you never read what David did when he had need and became hungry, he and those with him;
How he entered into the house of God during the time of Abiathar the high priest and ate the bread of the presence, which is not lawful for anyone to eat except the priests, and he gave also to those who were with him?
And He said to them, The Sabbath came into being for man, and not man for the Sabbath.
So then the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.
And He entered again into the synagogue; and there was a man there who had a withered hand.
And they were watching Him closely to see if He would heal him on the Sabbath, so that they might accuse Him.
And He said to the man who had the withered hand, Rise and stand in the midst.
And 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 remained silent.
And looking around at them with anger and being greatly grieved with the hardness of their heart, He said to the man, Stretch out your hand. And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored.
And the Pharisees went out and immediately took counsel with the Herodians against Him as to how they might destroy Him.