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1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the 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 for forty days, being tempted by the devil. He ate nothing in those days. Afterward, when they were completed, he was 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 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread." 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
4 Jesus answered him, saying, "It is written, '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 The devil, leading him up on a high mountain, 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 The devil said to him, "I will give you all this authority, and their glory, for it has been delivered to me; and I give it to whomever I want. 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 therefore will worship before me, it will all be yours." 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."
8 Jesus answered him, "Get behind me Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.'" 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' "
9 He led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, cast 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 give his angels charge concerning you, to guard 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, Lest perhaps you 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 answering, said to him, "It has been said, 'You shall not tempt the Lord your God.'" 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "
13 When the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until another time. 13 When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time.
14 Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news about him spread through all the surrounding area. 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside.
15 He taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all. 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him.
16 He came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. He entered, as was his custom, 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 The book of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. 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 on me, Because he anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim release to the captives, Recovering of sight to the blind, To deliver those who are crushed, 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 And to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord." 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
20 He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. 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 He began to tell 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 testified about him, and wondered at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth, and they said, "Isn't 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 tell me this parable, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in your hometown.'" 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 He said, "Most assuredly I tell you, no prophet is acceptable in his hometown. 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown.
25 But truly I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the the sky was shut up three years and six months, when a great famine came 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 Elijah was sent to none of them, except only to Zarephath, in the land of Sidon, to a woman who 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 There were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet, yet not one 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 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 threw him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill that their city was built on, that they might throw 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, passing through the midst of them, went his way. 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way.
31 He came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. 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 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, "Ah! what have we to do with you, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know you 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 Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him!" When the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no 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 Amazement came on all, and they spoke together, one with another, saying, "What is this word? For with authority and power he commands 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 News about him went forth into every place of the surrounding region. 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area.
38 He rose up from the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. Simon's mother-in-law was afflicted with a great fever, and they begged 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 He stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her. Immediately she rose up 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 When the sun was setting, all those who had any sick with various 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 Demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!" Rebuking them, he didn't allow them 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 When it was day, he came out and went into an uninhabited place, and the multitudes looked for him, and came to him, and held on to him, so that he wouldn't go away 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 to them, "I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also. For this reason I have been 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 He was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee. 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.