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1 And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit, returned from 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 forty days tempted by the devil. And in those days he ate nothing; and when they were ended, he was afterward 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 thou art the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread. 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
4 And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That 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 And the devil taking him up upon a high mountain, showed to 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 power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered to 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 me, all shall be thine. 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 And Jesus answered and said to him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for 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 brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said to 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 will give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee: 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully;
11 And in [their] hands they will bear thee up, lest at any time 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 to him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt 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 ended all the 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 there went out a fame of him 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 And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath, 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 to him 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 hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance 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 preach the acceptable year of the Lord. 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
20 And he closed the book, and he gave [it] again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were 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 to them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears. 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."
22 And all bore him testimony, and wondered at the gracious words 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 to them, Ye will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy 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 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 in truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut three years and six months when great famine was 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, save to Sarepta, [a city] of Sidon, to 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 many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving 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 all they 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 led him to the brow of the hill on which their city was built, that they might cast 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 away, 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath-days. 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 doctrine: for his word was with power. 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority.
33 And 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 thee, Jesus of Nazareth? 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 in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not. 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 they were all amazed, and spoke among themselves, saying, What a word [is] this! 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 the fame of him went out into every place of the surrounding country. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And the mother of Simon's wife was taken with a violent 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 arose and ministered to 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 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers 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, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking [them], suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was 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 departed, and went into a desert place; and the people sought him, and came to him, and stayed him, that he should not depart 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 And he said to them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also, for therefore am 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 preached in the synagogues of Galilee. 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.