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1 And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert,
2 forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days, and [when] they were completed, he was hungry. 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry.
3 So the devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, order this stone that it become bread!" 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
4 And Jesus replied to him, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone.'" 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.' "
5 And he led him up [and] showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. 5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.
6 And the devil said to him, "I will give you all this domain and their glory, because it has been handed over to me, and I can give it to whomever I want. 6 And he said to him, "I will give you all their authority and splendor, for it has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to.
7 So if you will worship before me, all [this] will be yours." 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "It is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.'" 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' "
9 And he brought him to Jerusalem, and had him stand on the highest point of the temple and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 9 The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. "If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down from here.
10 for it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,' 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;
11 and 'on [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'" 11 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' "
12 And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "It is said, 'You are not to put to the test the Lord your God.'" 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
13 And [when] the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until a favorable time. 13 When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time.
14 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news about him went out throughout all the surrounding region. 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside.
15 And he began to teach in their synagogues, [and] was praised by all. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.
16 And he came to Nazareth, where {he had been brought up}, and according to {his custom} he entered into the synagogue on the day of the Sabbath and stood up to read. 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. And he stood up to read.
17 And the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him, and unrolling the scroll he found the place where it was written, 17 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] upon me, because of which he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to send out in freedom those who are oppressed, 18 "The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to release the oppressed,
19 to proclaim the favorable year of the Lord." 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
20 And he rolled up the scroll [and] gave [it] back to the attendant [and] sat down. And the eyes of everyone in the synagogue were looking intently at him. 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,
21 And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing." 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."
22 And they were all speaking well of him, and were astonished at the gracious words that were coming out of his mouth. And they were saying, "Is this man not the son of Joseph?" 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.
23 And he said to them, "Doubtless you will tell me this parable: 'Physician, heal yourself!' Whatever we have heard that took place in Capernaum, do here in your hometown also!" 23 Jesus said to them, "Surely you will quote this proverb to me: 'Physician, heal yourself ! Do here in your hometown what we have heard that you did in Capernaum.' "
24 And he said, "Truly I say to you that no prophet is acceptable in his [own] hometown. 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
25 But in truth I say to you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut for three years and six months while a great famine took place over all the land. 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.
26 And Elijah was sent to none of them, but only to Zarephath [in the region] of Sidon, to a woman [who was] a widow. 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon.
27 And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was made clean except Naaman the Syrian." 27 And there were many in Israel with leprosy in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one of them was cleansed--only Naaman the Syrian."
28 And all [those] in the synagogue were filled with anger [when they] heard these [things]. 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.
29 And they stood up [and] forced him out of the town and brought him up to the edge of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff. 29 They got up, drove him out of the town, and took him to the brow of the hill on which the town was built, in order to throw him down the cliff.
30 But he passed through their midst [and] went on his way. 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 And he came down to Capernaum, a town of Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbath. 31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people.
32 And they were astounded at his teaching, because {he spoke} with authority. 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority.
33 And in the synagogue there was a man who had the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice, 33 In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an evil spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice,
34 "Ha! {Leave us alone}, Jesus the Nazarene! Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!" 34 "Ha! What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!"
35 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent and come out of him!" And [after] throwing him down in their midst, the demon came out of him without hurting him at all. 35 "Be quiet!" Jesus said sternly. "Come out of him!" Then the demon threw the man down before them all and came out without injuring him.
36 And amazement came upon [them] all, and they began to talk with one another, saying, "What word [is] this? For he commands the unclean spirits with authority and power, and they come out!" 36 All the people were amazed and said to each other, "What is this teaching? With authority and power he gives orders to evil spirits and they come out!"
37 And news about him went out into every place of the surrounding region. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 And [after he] set out from the synagogue, he went into Simon's house. And Simon's mother-in-law was afflicted with a high fever, and they asked him on behalf of her. 38 Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home of Simon. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked Jesus to help her.
39 And he stood over her [and] rebuked the fever, and it left her. And immediately she got up [and] began to serve them. 39 So he bent over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. She got up at once and began to wait on them.
40 Now [as] the sun was setting, all who had those who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and placing [his] hands on every one of them, he healed them. 40 When the sun was setting, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them.
41 And demons also were coming out of many, crying out and saying, "You are the Son of God!" And he rebuked [them] [and] did not permit them to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ. 41 Moreover, demons came out of many people, shouting, "You are the Son of God!" But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew he was the Christ.
42 And [when it] was day, he departed [and] went to an isolated place. And the crowds were seeking him, and came to him and were trying to prevent him from departing from them. 42 At daybreak Jesus went out to a solitary place. The people were looking for him and when they came to where he was, they tried to keep him from leaving them.
43 But he said to them, "It is necessary [for] me to proclaim the good news [of] the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because I was sent for this [purpose]. 43 But he said, "I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns also, because that is why I was sent."
44 And he was preaching in the synagogues of Judea. 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.