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Jesus heals a man’s hand on the Sabbath
Jesus entered a synagogue and healed a man’s hand on the Sabbath in front of the Pharisees.
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Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Withered Hand
Withered Handwithered hand, hand viewed in 1 Kings 13:1–6 as divine punishment; its restoration is seen as divine mercy. Jesus’ healing of an atrophied hand on the Sabbath (Mark 3:1–6; Matt. 12:9–14; Luke 6:6–11) is portrayed as manifesting divine mercy that contrasts with rule-oriented attitudes seen
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BROKENHANDED
BROKENHANDED<bro’-k’-n-hand-ed> (שֶׁבֶר יָד‎ [shebher yadh]): In Leviticus 21:19 one of the blemishes which prevented a man of priestly descent from the execution of the priestly office.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Brokenhanded
BROKENHANDED, brōʹk’n-hand-ed (שֶׁבֶר יָדshebher yādh): In Lev 21:19 one of the blemishes which prevented a man of priestly descent from the execution of the priestly office.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
WITHERED HAND
WITHERED HAND [η ξηρὰ χείρ hē xēra cheir]. Jesus’ healing of a withered hand in a synagogue occurs in Mark 3:1–6 and the other Synoptics (Matt 12:9–14; Luke 6:6–11, stating it was the right hand). The hand is described as dried up, or “withered” (xēra), but specific diagnosis is not given. Indeed,
Key passages
Mt 12:9–13

And going on from there he came into their synagogue. And behold, there was a man who had a withered hand, and they asked him, saying, “Is it permitted to heal on the Sabbath?” in order that they could accuse him. But he said to them, “What man will there be …

Mk 3:1–5

And he entered into the synagogue again, and a man who had a withered hand was there. And they were watching him closely to see if he would heal him on the Sabbath, in order that they could accuse him. And he said to the man who had the withered hand, “Come into …

Lk 6:6–10

Now it happened that on another Sabbath he entered into the synagogue and was teaching, and a man was there, and his right hand was withered. So the scribes and the Pharisees were watching closely to see if he would heal on the Sabbath, in order that they could …

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