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Matthew 12

Mat 12:1 In those days Jesus went through some grain fields on a Sabbath with his disciples, who were hungry and started to pick heads of grain to eat.
Mat 12:2 But the Pharisees saw it and said to him, “Hey! Your disciples are doing what is forbidden on the Sabbath!”
Mat 12:3 But Jesus said, “Haven’t you ever read what David did when he and those with him were hungry?
Mat 12:4 He went into the house of God and they ate the bread that had been presented in offering, which was not legal for them to do, but only for the priests.
Mat 12:5 And haven’t you read that according to the law, the priests violate every Sabbath but are not guilty?
Mat 12:6 “But I say to you that there is someone here who is greater than the temple!
Mat 12:7 And if you had known what this means, ‘I want compassion rather than sacrifice’, you would not condemn the innocent.
Mat 12:8 For the Human is Master of the Sabbath.”
Mat 12:9 Moving on from there, he went into their synagogue.
Mat 12:10 Suddenly there was someone there with a shriveled hand, and they asked Jesus whether it was permissible to heal on the Sabbath, so they could have some reason to accuse him.
Mat 12:11 But he said to them, “If you had a sheep that fell into a ditch on the Sabbath, which of you would not grab it and pull it out?
Mat 12:12 And how much more important is a person than a sheep? So then, it is permissible to do good on the Sabbath.”
Mat 12:13 So he turned to the person and said, “Hold out your hand.” The person did so and it was immediately restored to complete health, just like the other hand.
Mat 12:14 The Pharisees’ response was to go out and convene a council to plot how to kill Jesus.
Mat 12:15 But he knew this and went away from there. Crowds followed him, and he healed them all.
Mat 12:16 But he sternly warned them not to reveal his identity,
Mat 12:17 in order to fulfill what was written by the prophet Isaiah:
Mat 12:18 “Look at my chosen child, the one I love and am pleased with! I will put my Spirit on him, and he will proclaim righteousness to the non-Judeans.
Mat 12:19 He will not fight or shout; his voice will not be heard in the streets.
Mat 12:20 He will not even step on a reed and break it, nor snuff out a smoldering wick, until his victory brings justice
Mat 12:21 and the non-Judeans put confidence in his name.”
Mat 12:22 Someone with a demon causing blindness and deafness was brought to Jesus. He healed him so that he could immediately see and talk.
Mat 12:23 All the people were beside themselves and said, “Could this be the Descendant of David?”
Mat 12:24 But when the Pharisees heard this they said, “It is by the power of Beelzeboul, ruler of the demons, that he throws them out!”
Mat 12:25 Jesus knew what they were thinking and said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself will self-destruct, and every city or house divided against itself cannot stand.
Mat 12:26 So if the Adversary is throwing himself out, how can his kingdom stand, since it’s divided?
Mat 12:27 And if I’m throwing out demons by the power of Beelzeboul, then by whose power are your own people throwing them out? So it is they who will judge you!
Mat 12:28 Yet if I throw them out by the Spirit of God, it follows that the kingdom of God is certainly here.
Mat 12:29 “How would anyone be able to break into a strong person’s house and pilfer all their belongings, unless they first tied up the strong person? Only then could they make off with all the loot.
Mat 12:30 So whoever is not with me is against me, and whoever does not gather with me is scattering.
Mat 12:31 What I’m saying in all this is that people will be forgiven for every fault and slander, except slander against the Spirit.
Mat 12:32 You will be forgiven for speaking against the Human, but not for speaking against the Holy Spirit— not now or ever.
Mat 12:33 “If you plant a good tree you get good fruit, but if you plant a bad tree you get bad fruit. So a tree is known by the fruit it makes.
Mat 12:34 You pit of poisonous snakes! How can good speech come from evil people? The mouth speaks whatever comes from the mind,
Mat 12:35 so a good person expresses the good stored inside of them, and an evil person expresses the evil stored inside of them.
Mat 12:36 And on Judgment Day, people will have to account for every little remark they made.
Mat 12:37 You will either be acquitted or condemned by your own words.”
Mat 12:38 Then some of the scripture scholars and Pharisees said to him, “Teacher, we want you to perform a miraculous sign for us.”
Mat 12:39 But he replied, “An evil and adulterous generation looks for a sign! But none will be given except that of the prophet Jonah.
Mat 12:40 For just as Jonah was in the belly of the sea monster for three days and three nights, so also the Human will be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.
Mat 12:41 “The people of Ninevah will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it. They changed their minds in response to Jonah’s proclamation, but here in front of you is someone more important than Jonah.
Mat 12:42 The Queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it. She came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon, but here in front of you is someone more important than Solomon.
Mat 12:43 “Whenever an unclean spirit goes out from a person, it passes through arid places looking for rest, but it finds none.
Mat 12:44 So it says to itself, ‘I’ll go back to the house I left.’ Then it goes and finds the place vacated, swept clean, and put in order,
Mat 12:45 so it gets seven other spirits more evil than itself and re-enters the house. That person was much worse off in the end than they were at first. This is what will happen to this evil generation!”
Mat 12:46 While he was still speaking to the crowd, suddenly his mother and siblings were standing outside, wanting to talk to him.
Mat 12:47 And someone said, “Look, your mother and siblings are standing outside, wanting to talk to you.”
Mat 12:48 But he replied, “Who is my mother, and who are my siblings?”
Mat 12:49 Then he pointed toward his disciples and said, “See, these are my mother and siblings!
Mat 12:50 For whoever does the will of my Father in the heavens is my brother and sister and mother.”
Mat 12:1 εν εκεινω τω καιρω επορευθη ὁ ιησους τοις σαββασιν δια των σποριμων οἱ δε μαθηται αυτου επεινασαν και ηρξαντο τιλλειν σταχυας και εσθιειν
Mat 12:2 οἱ δε φαρισαιοι ιδοντες ειπαν αυτω ιδου οἱ μαθηται σου ποιουσιν ὁ ουκ εξεστιν ποιειν εν σαββατω
Mat 12:3 ὁ δε ειπεν αυτοις ουκ ανεγνωτε τι εποιησεν δαυιδ ὁτε επεινασεν και οἱ μετ᾽ αυτου
Mat 12:4 πως εισηλθεν εις τον οικον του θεου και τους αρτους της προθεσεως εφαγον ὁ ουκ εξον ην αυτω φαγειν ουδε τοις μετ᾽ αυτου ει. μη τοις ἱερευσιν μονοις
Mat 12:5 η ουκ ανεγνωτε εν τω νομω ὁτι τοις σαββασιν οἱ ἱερεις εν τω ἱερω το σαββατον βεβηλουσιν και αναιτιοι εισιν
Mat 12:6 λεγω δε ὑμιν ὁτι του ἱερου μειζον εστιν ὡδε
Mat 12:7 ει. δε εγνωκειτε τι εστιν ελεος θελω και ου θυσιαν ουκ αν κατεδικασατε τους αναιτιους
Mat 12:8 κυριος γαρ εστιν του σαββατου ὁ υἱος του ανθρωπου
Mat 12:9 και μεταβας εκειθεν ηλθεν εις την συναγωγην αυτων
Mat 12:10 και ιδου ανθρωπος χειρα εχων ξηραν και επηρωτησαν αυτον λεγοντες ει. εξεστιν τοις σαββασιν θεραπευσαι ἱνα κατηγορησωσιν αυτου
Mat 12:11 ὁ δε ειπεν αυτοις τις εσται εξ ὑμων ανθρωπος ὁς ἑξει προβατον ἑν και εαν εμπεση τουτο τοις σαββασιν εις βοθυνον ουχι κρατησει αυτο και εγερει
Mat 12:12 ποσω ουν διαφερει ανθρωπος προβατου ὡστε εξεστιν τοις σαββασιν καλως ποιειν
Mat 12:13 τοτε λεγει τω ανθρωπω εκτεινον σου την χειρα και εξετεινεν και απεκατεσταθη ὑγιης ὡς ἡ αλλη
Mat 12:14 εξελθοντες δε οἱ φαρισαιοι συμβουλιον ελαβον κατ᾽ αυτου ὁπως αυτον απολεσωσιν
Mat 12:15 ὁ δε ιησους γνους ανεχωρησεν εκειθεν και ηκολουθησαν αυτω οχλοι πολλοι και εθεραπευσεν αυτους παντας
Mat 12:16 και επετιμησεν αυτοις ἱνα μη φανερον αυτον ποιησωσιν
Mat 12:17 ἱνα πληρωθη το ῥηθεν δια ησαϊου του προφητου λεγοντος
Mat 12:18 ιδου ὁ παις μου ὁν ἡρετισα ὁ αγαπητος μου εις ὁν ευδοκησεν ἡ ψυχη μου θησω το πνευμα μου επ᾽ αυτον και κρισιν τοις εθνεσιν απαγγελει
Mat 12:19 ουκ ερισει ουδε κραυγασει ουδε ακουσει τις εν ταις πλατειαις την φωνην αυτου
Mat 12:20 καλαμον συντετριμμενον ου κατεαξει και λινον τυφομενον ου σβεσει ἑως αν εκβαλη εις νικος την κρισιν
Mat 12:21 και τω ονοματι αυτου εθνη ελπιουσιν
Mat 12:22 τοτε προσηνεχθη αυτω δαιμονιζομενος τυφλος και κωφος και εθεραπευσεν αυτον ὡστε τον κωφον λαλειν και βλεπειν
Mat 12:23 και εξισταντο παντες οἱ οχλοι και ελεγον μητι οὑτος εστιν ὁ υἱος δαυιδ
Mat 12:24 οἱ δε φαρισαιοι ακουσαντες ειπον οὑτος ουκ εκβαλλει τα δαιμονια ει. μη εν τω βεελζεβουλ αρχοντι των δαιμονιων
Mat 12:25 ειδως δε τας ενθυμησεις αυτων ειπεν αυτοις πασα βασιλεια μερισθεισα καθ᾽ ἑαυτης ερημουται και πασα πολις η οικια μερισθεισα καθ᾽ ἑαυτης ου σταθησεται
Mat 12:26 και ει. ὁ σατανας τον σαταναν εκβαλλει εφ᾽ ἑαυτον εμερισθη πως ουν σταθησεται ἡ βασιλεια αυτου
Mat 12:27 και ει. εγω εν βεελζεβουλ εκβαλλω τα δαιμονια οἱ υἱοι ὑμων εν τινι εκβαλλουσιν δια τουτο αυτοι κριται εσονται ὑμων
Mat 12:28 ει. δε εν πνευματι θεου εγω εκβαλλω τα δαιμονια αρα εφθασεν εφ᾽ ὑμας ἡ βασιλεια του θεου
Mat 12:29 η πως δυναται τις εισελθειν εις την οικιαν του ισχυρου και τα σκευη αυτου ἁρπασαι εαν μη πρωτον δηση τον ισχυρον και τοτε την οικιαν αυτου διαρπασει
Mat 12:30 ὁ μη ων μετ᾽ εμου κατ᾽ εμου εστιν και ὁ μη συναγων μετ᾽ εμου σκορπιζει
Mat 12:31 δια τουτο λεγω ὑμιν πασα ἁμαρτια και βλασφημια αφεθησεται τοις ανθρωποις ἡ δε του πνευματος βλασφημια ουκ αφεθησεται
Mat 12:32 και ὁς εαν ειπη λογον κατα του υἱου του ανθρωπου αφεθησεται αυτω ὁς δ᾽ αν ειπη κατα του πνευματος του ἁγιου ουκ αφεθησεται αυτω ουτε εν τουτω τω αιωνι ουτε εν τω μελλοντι
Mat 12:33 η ποιησατε το δενδρον καλον και τον καρπον αυτου καλον η ποιησατε το δενδρον σαπρον και τον καρπον αυτου σαπρον εκ γαρ του καρπου το δενδρον γινωσκεται
Mat 12:34 γεννηματα εχιδνων πως δυνασθε αγαθα λαλειν πονηροι οντες εκ γαρ του περισσευματος της καρδιας το στομα λαλει
Mat 12:35 ὁ αγαθος ανθρωπος εκ του αγαθου θησαυρου εκβαλλει αγαθα και ὁ πονηρος ανθρωπος εκ του πονηρου θησαυρου εκβαλλει πονηρα
Mat 12:36 λεγω δε ὑμιν ὁτι παν ῥημα αργον ὁ λαλησουσιν οἱ ανθρωποι αποδωσουσιν περι αυτου λογον εν ἡμερα κρισεως
Mat 12:37 εκ γαρ των λογων σου δικαιωθηση και εκ των λογων σου καταδικασθηση
Mat 12:38 τοτε απεκριθησαν αυτω τινες των γραμματεων και φαρισαιων λεγοντες διδασκαλε θελομεν απο σου σημειον ιδειν
Mat 12:39 ὁ δε αποκριθεις ειπεν αυτοις γενεα πονηρα και μοιχαλις σημειον επιζητει και σημειον ου δοθησεται αυτη ει. μη το σημειον ιωνα του προφητου
Mat 12:40 ὡσπερ γαρ ην ιωνας εν τη κοιλια του κητους τρεις ἡμερας και τρεις νυκτας οὑτως εσται ὁ υἱος του ανθρωπου εν τη καρδια της γης τρεις ἡμερας και τρεις νυκτας
Mat 12:41 ανδρες νινευιται αναστησονται εν τη κρισει μετα της γενεας ταυτης και κατακρινουσιν αυτην ὁτι μετενοησαν εις το κηρυγμα ιωνα και ιδου πλειον ιωνα ὡδε
Mat 12:42 βασιλισσα νοτου εγερθησεται εν τη κρισει μετα της γενεας ταυτης και κατακρινει αυτην ὁτι ηλθεν εκ των περατων της γης ακουσαι την σοφιαν σολομωνος και ιδου πλειον σολομωνος ὡδε
Mat 12:43 ὁταν δε το ακαθαρτον πνευμα εξελθη απο του ανθρωπου διερχεται δι᾽ ανυδρων τοπων ζητουν αναπαυσιν και ουχ εὑρισκει
Mat 12:44 τοτε λεγει εις τον οικον μου επιστρεψω ὁθεν εξηλθον και ελθον εὑρισκει σχολαζοντα σεσαρωμενον και κεκοσμημενον
Mat 12:45 τοτε πορευεται και παραλαμβανει μεθ᾽ ἑαυτου ἑπτα ἑτερα πνευματα πονηροτερα ἑαυτου και εισελθοντα κατοικει εκει και γινεται τα εσχατα του ανθρωπου εκεινου χειρονα των πρωτων οὑτως εσται και τη γενεα ταυτη τη πονηρα
Mat 12:46 ετι αυτου λαλουντος τοις οχλοις ιδου ἡ μητηρ και οἱ αδελφοι αυτου εἱστηκεισαν εξω ζητουντες αυτω λαλησαι
Mat 12:47 ειπεν δε τις αυτω ιδου ἡ μητηρ σου και οἱ αδελφοι σου εξω ἑστηκασιν ζητουντες σοι λαλησαι
Mat 12:48 ὁ δε αποκριθεις ειπεν τω λεγοντι αυτω τις εστιν ἡ μητηρ μου και τινες εισιν οἱ αδελφοι μου
Mat 12:49 και εκτεινας την χειρα αυτου επι τους μαθητας αυτου ειπεν ιδου ἡ μητηρ μου και οἱ αδελφοι μου
Mat 12:50 ὁστις γαρ αν ποιηση το θελημα του πατρος μου του εν ουρανοις αυτος μου αδελφος και αδελφη και μητηρ εστιν