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1 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 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. 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 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread." 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
4 Jesus answered him, "It is written, "One does not live by bread alone.' " 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.' "
5 Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. 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, "To you I will give their glory and all this authority; for it has been given over to me, and I give it to anyone I please. 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 If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours." 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 Jesus answered him, "It is written, "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 Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying 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 bear you up, so that you will not 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 Jesus answered him, "It is said, "Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' " 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
13 When the devil had finished every test, 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, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside.
15 He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.
16 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He 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. He unrolled the scroll and 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 bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, 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 year of the Lord's favor." 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
20 And he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all 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 Then 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 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They said, "Is not this 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, "Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, "Doctor, cure yourself!' And you will say, "Do here also in your hometown the things that we have heard you did at Capernaum.' " 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 tell you, no prophet is accepted in the prophet's hometown. 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
25 But the truth is, there were many widows in Israel in the time of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, and there was a severe famine 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 yet Elijah was sent to none of them except to a widow at Zarephath in Sidon. 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon.
27 There were also many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, 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 When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage. 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.
29 They got up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might hurl him off 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 the midst of them and went on his way. 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 He went down to Capernaum, a city in 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 They were astounded at his teaching, because he spoke with authority. 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority.
33 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 "Let us alone! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? 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 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him!" When the demon had thrown him down before them, he came out of him without having done him any harm. 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 They were all amazed and kept saying to one another, "What kind of utterance is this? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and out they come!" 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 a report about him began to reach every place in the region. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 After leaving the synagogue he entered Simon's house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked him about 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 Then he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. 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 As the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various kinds of diseases brought them to him; and he laid his hands on each of them and cured 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 Demons also came out of many, shouting, "You are the Son of God!" But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Messiah. 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 At daybreak he departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowds were looking for him; and when they reached him, they wanted to prevent 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 proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also; for 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 So he continued proclaiming the message in the synagogues of Judea. 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.