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Matthew 4 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.
2 And when He had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterward He was hungry. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
3 Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, "If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread." 3 The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread."
4 But He answered and said, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.' " 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' "
5 Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, 5 Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.
6 and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written: 'He shall give His angels charge over you,' and, 'In their hands they shall bear you up, Lest you dash your foot against a stone.' " 6 "If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down. For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' "
7 Jesus said to him, "It is written again, 'You shall not tempt the Lord your God.' " 7 Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
8 Again, the devil took Him up on an exceedingly high mountain, and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. 8 Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
9 And he said to Him, "All these things I will give You if You will fall down and worship me." 9 "All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me."
10 Then Jesus said to him, "Away with you, Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and Him only you shall serve.' " 10 Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan! For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.' "
11 Then the devil left Him, and behold, angels came and ministered to Him. 11 Then the devil left him, and angels came and attended him.
12 Now when Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. 12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to Galilee.
13 And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, 13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali--
14 that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: 14 to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah:
15 "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: 15 "Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, along the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles--
16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of death Light has dawned." 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."
17 From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand." 17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."
18 And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. 18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
19 Then He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men." 19 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men."
20 They immediately left their nets and followed Him. 20 At once they left their nets and followed him.
21 Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them, 21 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them,
22 and immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him. 22 and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.
23 And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people. 23 Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.
24 Then His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them. 24 News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed, and he healed them.
25 Great multitudes followed Him--from Galilee, and from Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and beyond the Jordan. 25 Large crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and the region across the Jordan followed him.