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1 Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert,
2 being tempted for forty days by the devil. And in those days He ate nothing, and afterward, when they had ended, 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 And the devil said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread." 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
4 But Jesus answered him, saying, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.' " 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.' "
5 Then the devil, taking Him up on a high mountain, 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, "All this authority I will give You, and their glory; for this has been delivered to me, and I give it to whomever I wish. 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 Therefore, if You will worship before me, all will be Yours." 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 And Jesus answered and said to him, "Get behind Me, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve.' " 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' "
9 Then he brought Him to Jerusalem, set Him on the pinnacle 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 shall give His angels charge over you, To keep you,' 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;
11 "and, 'In their hands they shall bear you up, Lest you dash 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 has been said, 'You shall not tempt the Lord your God.' " 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
13 Now when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from Him until an opportune time. 13 When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time.
14 Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news of Him went out through 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 taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.
16 So He came to Nazareth, where He had been brought up. And as His custom was, He went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, 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 He was handed the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, 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 He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty 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 acceptable year of the Lord." 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
20 Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down. And the eyes of all who were in the synagogue were fixed on 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 is fulfilled in your hearing." 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."
22 So all bore witness to Him, and marveled at the gracious words which proceeded out of His mouth. And they said, "Is this not Joseph's son?" 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 He said to them, "You will surely say this proverb to Me, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in Your country.' " 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 Then He said, "Assuredly, I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own country. 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
25 But I tell you truly, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, and there was a great famine throughout 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 but to none of them was Elijah sent except 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 many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, and none of them was cleansed 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 So all those in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.
29 and rose up and thrust Him out of the city; and they led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city was built, that they might throw Him down over 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 Then passing through the midst of them, He went His way. 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 Then He went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbaths. 31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people.
32 And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority. 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority.
33 Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a 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 saying, "Let us alone! What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did 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 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet, and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him in their midst, it came out of him and did not hurt him. 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 Then they were all amazed and spoke among themselves, saying, "What a word this is! For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits, 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 the report about Him went out into every place in the surrounding region. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 Now He arose from the synagogue and entered Simon's house. But Simon's wife's mother was sick with a high fever, and they made request of Him concerning 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 So He stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. And immediately she arose and served 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 When the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on every one of them and 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 came out of many, crying out and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!" And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for 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 Now when it was day, He departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowd sought Him and came to Him, and tried to keep Him from leaving 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, "I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, because for this purpose I have been sent." 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 Galilee. 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.