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1 Then was Jesus led 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, he was afterward hungry. 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou art the son of God, command that these stones be made 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 proceedeth out of 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 taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a 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 saith to him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in [their] hands they shall uphold thee, lest at any time thou dash thy 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, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. 7 Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
8 Again, the devil taketh him up upon an exceeding high mountain, and showeth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them, 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 saith to him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 9 "All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me."
10 Then saith Jesus to him, Be gone, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou 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 leaveth 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 had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into 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 upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim; 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 Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, [by] the way of the sea, beyond 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, saw great light; and to them who sat in the region and shades of death, light hath arisen. 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 brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 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 And he saith 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 And they immediately left [their] nets, and followed him. 20 At once they left their nets and followed him.
21 And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James [the son] of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets: and 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 they immediately 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, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness, and all manner 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 And his fame spread throughout all Syria: and they brought to him all sick people that were taken with diverse diseases and torments, and those who were possessed with demons, and those who were lunatic, and those that had the palsy; 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 And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and [from] Decapolis, and [from] Jerusalem, and [from] Judea, and [from] beyond Jordan. 25 Large crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and the region across the Jordan followed him.