Matthew 4:7-17 NIV

7 Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'a "1

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    • c 4:7 - Deut. 6:16
      8 Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
      9 "All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me."
      10 Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan!2 For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.'b "3

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      11 Then the devil left him,4 and angels came and attended him.5

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      Jesus Begins to Preach

      12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison,6 he returned to Galilee.7

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      13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum,8 which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali--

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      14 to fulfill9 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."c10

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      17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven11 is near."

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