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1 And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led in 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 during forty days, being tempted of the devil. And he did eat nothing in those days: and when they were completed, he hungered. 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 unto him, if thou art the Son of God, command 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 answered unto him, It is written, Man shall not live by 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 unto him, To thee will I give all this authority, and the glory of them: for it hath been delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it. 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 thou therefore wilt worship before me, it shall all be thine. 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 And Jesus answered and said unto him, It is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' "
9 And he led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence: 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 concerning thee, to guard thee: 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;
11 and, On their hands they shall bear thee up, Lest haply thou dash thy 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 answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy 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 for a season. 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 into Galilee: and a fame went out concerning him through all the region round about. 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 of all. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.
16 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and he entered, as his custom was, 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 there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Isaiah. And he opened the book, 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 anointed me to preach good tidings to the poor: He hath sent me to proclaim release to the captives, And recovering of sight to the blind, To set at liberty them that are bruised, 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 And he closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant, and sat down: and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fastened 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 unto them, To-day hath this scripture been fulfilled in your ears. 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."
22 And all bare him witness, and wondered at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth: and 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 And he said unto them, Doubtless ye will say unto me this parable, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in thine own 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 And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is acceptable in his own country. 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
25 But of a truth I say unto you, There were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great 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 and unto none of them was Elijah sent, but only to Zarephath, in the land of Sidon, unto a woman that 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 Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, but only 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 they were all filled with wrath in the synagogue, as they heard these things; 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.
29 and they rose up, and cast him forth out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong. 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 passing through the midst of them went his way. 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 And he came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. And he was teaching them on the sabbath day: 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 And in the synagogue there was a man, that 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 Ah! what have we to do with thee, Jesus thou Nazarene? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, 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, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst, he came out of him, having done him no hurt. 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 all, and they spake together, one with another, saying, What is this word? for with authority and power he commandeth 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 there went forth a rumor concerning him into every place of the region round about. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 And he rose up from the synagogue, and entered into the house of Simon. And Simon's wife's mother was holden with a great fever; and they besought him for 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 rose up and ministered unto 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 And when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto 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 from many, crying out, and saying, Thou art the Son of God. And rebuking them, he suffered them not 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 came out and went into a desert place: and the multitudes sought after him, and came unto him, and would have stayed him, that he should not go 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 unto them, I must preach the good tidings of the kingdom of God to the other cities also: for therefore was I 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.