Matthew 4:12-17 NIV

Jesus Begins to Preach

12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison,1 he returned to Galilee.2

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13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum,3 which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali--

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14 to fulfill4 what was said through the prophet Isaiah:

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15 "Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, along the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles--
16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned."a5

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17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven6 is near."

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