Luke 4:15-25 NIV

15 He was teaching in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.

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16 He went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, and on the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue, as was his custom. He stood up to read,

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17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:
18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,because he has anointed meto proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisonersand recovery of sight for the blind,to set the oppressed free,

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19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”a

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    • u 4:19 - Isaiah 61:1,2 (see Septuagint); Isaiah 58:6
      20 Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him.

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          21 He began by saying to them, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.”

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          22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his lips. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?” they asked.

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          23 Jesus said to them, “Surely you will quote this proverb to me: ‘Physician, heal yourself!’ And you will tell me, ‘Do here in your hometown what we have heard that you did in Capernaum.’ ”

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          24 “Truly I tell you,” he continued, “no prophet is accepted in his hometown.

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          25 I assure you that there were many widows in Israel in Elijah’s time, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and there was a severe famine throughout the land.

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