And He 1closed the book, gave it back to the attendant and 2sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on Him.
And He began to say to them, "Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."
And all were speaking well of Him, and wondering at the gracious words which were falling from His lips; and they were saying, "3Is this not Joseph's son?"
And He said to them, "No doubt you will quote this proverb to Me, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we heard was done 4at Capernaum, do here in 5your hometown as well.' "
And He said, "Truly I say to you, 6no prophet is welcome in his hometown.
"But I say to you in truth, there were many widows in Israel 7in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine came over all the land;
and yet Elijah was sent to none of them, but 8only to Zarephath, in the land of 9Sidon, to a woman who was a widow.
"And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, but 10only Naaman the Syrian."
And all the people in the synagogue were filled with rage as they heard these things;
and they got up and 11drove Him out of the city, and led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city had been built, in order to throw Him down the cliff.
But 12passing through their midst, He went His way.