14 Then kthe Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how they might destroy Him.
15 But when Jesus knew it, lHe withdrew from there. mAnd great 3multitudes followed Him, and He healed them all. 16 Yet He nwarned them not to make Him known, 17 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying:
18 “Behold! oMy Servant whom I have chosen,
My Beloved pin whom My soul is well pleased!
I will put My Spirit upon Him,
And He will declare justice to the Gentiles.
Nor will anyone hear His voice in the streets.
And smoking flax He will not quench,
Till He sends forth justice to victory;
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