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Luke 4

NIRV 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River. The Spirit led him into the desert. NIV 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, NIRV 2 There the devil tempted him for 40 days. Jesus ate nothing during that time. At the end of the 40 days, he was hungry. NIV 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. NIRV 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread." NIV 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread." NIRV 4 Jesus answered, "It is written, 'Man doesn't live only on bread.' "(Deuteronomy 8:3) NIV 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.' " NIRV 5 Then the devil led Jesus up to a high place. In an instant, he showed Jesus all the kingdoms of the world. NIV 5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. NIRV 6 He said to him, "I will give you all their authority and glory. It has been given to me, and I can give it to anyone I want to. NIV 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. NIRV 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours." NIV 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours." NIRV 8 Jesus answered, "It is written, 'Worship the Lord your God. He is the only one you should serve.' "(Deuteronomy 6:13) NIV 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' " NIRV 9 Then the devil led Jesus to Jerusalem. He had him stand on the highest point of the temple. "If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down from here. NIV 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. NIRV 10 It is written, " 'The Lord will command his angels to take good care of you. NIV 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully; NIRV 11 They will lift you up in their hands. Then you won't trip over a stone.' " (Psalm 91:11,12) NIV 11 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' " NIRV 12 Jesus answered, "Scripture says, 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "(Deuteronomy 6:16) NIV 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' " NIRV 13 When the devil finished all this tempting, he left Jesus until a better time. NIV 13 When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time. NIRV 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Holy Spirit. News about him spread through the whole countryside. NIV 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. NIRV 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. NIV 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. NIRV 16 Jesus went to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. On the Sabbath day he went into the synagogue as he usually did. And he stood up to read. NIV 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. NIRV 17 The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. He unrolled it and found the right place. There it is written, NIV 17 The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: NIRV 18 "The Spirit of the Lord is on me. He has anointed me to tell the good news to poor people. He has sent me to announce freedom for prisoners. He has sent me so that the blind will see again. He wants me to free those who are beaten down. NIV 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, NIRV 19 And he has sent me to announce the year when he will set his people free." (Isaiah 61:1,2) NIV 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor." NIRV 20 Then Jesus rolled up the scroll. He gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were staring at him. NIV 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, NIRV 21 He began by saying to them, "Today this passage of Scripture is coming true as you listen." NIV 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing." NIRV 22 Everyone said good things about him. They were amazed at the gracious words they heard from his lips. "Isn't this Joseph's son?" they asked. NIV 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. NIRV 23 Jesus said, "Here is a saying you will certainly apply to me. 'Doctor, heal yourself! Do the things here in your hometown that we heard you did in Capernaum.' " NIV 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.' " NIRV 24 "What I'm about to tell you is true," he continued. "A prophet is not accepted in his hometown. NIV 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown. NIRV 25 I tell you for sure that there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah. And there had been no rain for three and a half years. There wasn't enough food to eat anywhere in the land. NIV 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. NIRV 26 But Elijah was not sent to any of those widows. Instead, he was sent to a widow in Zarephath near Sidon. NIV 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon. NIRV 27 And there were many in Israel who had skin diseases in the days of Elisha the prophet. But not one of them was healed except Naaman the Syrian." NIV 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." NIRV 28 All the people in the synagogue were very angry when they heard that. NIV 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. NIRV 29 They got up and ran Jesus out of town. They took him to the edge of the hill on which the town was built. They planned to throw him down the cliff. NIV 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. NIRV 30 But Jesus walked right through the crowd and went on his way. NIV 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way. NIRV 31 Then Jesus went to Capernaum, a town in Galilee. On the Sabbath day he began to teach the people. NIV 31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people. NIRV 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority. NIV 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority. NIRV 33 In the synagogue there was a man controlled by a demon, an evil spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice. NIV 33 In the synagogue there was a man possessed by a demon, an evil spirit. He cried out at the top of his voice, NIRV 34 "Ha!" he said. "What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are. You are the Holy One of God!" NIV 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!" NIRV 35 "Be quiet!" Jesus said firmly. "Come out of him!" Then the demon threw the man down in front of everybody. And it came out without hurting him. NIV 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. NIRV 36 All the people were amazed. They said to each other, "What is this teaching? With authority and power he gives orders to evil spirits. And they come out!" NIV 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!" NIRV 37 The news about Jesus spread throughout the whole area. NIV 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area. NIRV 38 Jesus left the synagogue and went to the home of Simon. At that time, Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever. So they asked Jesus to help her. NIV 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. NIRV 39 He bent over her and commanded the fever to leave, and it left her. She got up at once and began to serve them. NIV 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. NIRV 40 At sunset, people brought to Jesus all who were sick. He placed his hands on each one and healed them. NIV 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. NIRV 41 Also, demons came out of many people. The demons shouted, "You are the Son of God!" But he commanded them to be quiet. He would not allow them to speak, because they knew he was the Christ. NIV 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. NIRV 42 At dawn, Jesus went out to a place where he could be by himself. The people went to look for him. When they found him, they tried to keep him from leaving them. NIV 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. NIRV 43 But he said, "I must announce the good news of God's kingdom to the other towns also. That is why I was sent." NIV 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." NIRV 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea. NIV 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.