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Luke 4

NLT 1 Then Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan River. He was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, NIV 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, NLT 2 where he was tempted by the devil for forty days. Jesus ate nothing all that time and became very 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. NLT 3 Then the devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become a loaf of bread.” NIV 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread." NLT 4 But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone.’ ” NIV 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.' " NLT 5 Then the devil took him up and revealed to him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. NIV 5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. NLT 6 “I will give you the glory of these kingdoms and authority over them,” the devil said, “because they are mine to give to anyone I please. 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. NLT 7 I will give it all to you if you will worship me.” NIV 7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours." NLT 8 Jesus replied, “The Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the your God and serve only him.’ ” NIV 8 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' " NLT 9 Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple, and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! 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. NLT 10 For the Scriptures say, ‘He will order his angels to protect and guard you. NIV 10 For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you to guard you carefully; NLT 11 And they will hold you up with their hands so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’ ” NIV 11 they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' " NLT 12 Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the your God.’ ” NIV 12 Jesus answered, "It says: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' " NLT 13 When the devil had finished tempting Jesus, he left him until the next opportunity came. NIV 13 When the devil had finished all this tempting, he left him until an opportune time. NLT 14 Then Jesus returned to Galilee, filled with the Holy Spirit’s power. Reports about him spread quickly through the whole region. NIV 14 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. NLT 15 He taught regularly in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. NIV 15 He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. NLT 16 When he came to the village of Nazareth, his boyhood home, he went as usual to the synagogue on the Sabbath and stood up to read the Scriptures. 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. NLT 17 The scroll of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where this was written: NIV 17 The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: NLT 18 “The Spirit of the is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, 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, NLT 19 and that the time of the ’s favor has come. ” NIV 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor." NLT 20 He rolled up the scroll, handed it back to the attendant, and sat down. All eyes in the synagogue looked at him intently. 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, NLT 21 Then he began to speak to them. “The Scripture you’ve just heard has been fulfilled this very day!” NIV 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing." NLT 22 Everyone spoke well of him and was amazed by the gracious words that came from his lips. “How can this be?” they asked. “Isn’t this Joseph’s son?” 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. NLT 23 Then he said, “You will undoubtedly quote me this proverb: ‘Physician, heal yourself’—meaning, ‘Do miracles here in your hometown like those 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.' " NLT 24 But I tell you the truth, no prophet is accepted in his own hometown. NIV 24 "I tell you the truth," he continued, "no prophet is accepted in his hometown. NLT 25 “Certainly there were many needy widows in Israel in Elijah’s time, when the heavens were closed for three and a half years, and a severe famine devastated 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. NLT 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them. He was sent instead to a foreigner—a widow of Zarephath in the land of Sidon. NIV 26 Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon. NLT 27 And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, but the only one healed was Naaman, a 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." NLT 28 When they heard this, the people in the synagogue were furious. NIV 28 All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this. NLT 29 Jumping up, they mobbed him and forced him to the edge of the hill on which the town was built. They intended to push him over 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. NLT 30 but he passed right through the crowd and went on his way. NIV 30 But he walked right through the crowd and went on his way. NLT 31 Then Jesus went to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and taught there in the synagogue every Sabbath day. NIV 31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath began to teach the people. NLT 32 There, too, the people were amazed at his teaching, for he spoke with authority. NIV 32 They were amazed at his teaching, because his message had authority. NLT 33 Once when he was in the synagogue, a man possessed by a demon—an evil spirit—began shouting at Jesus, 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, NLT 34 “Go away! Why are you interfering with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who 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!" NLT 35 Jesus cut him short. “Be quiet! Come out of the man,” he ordered. At that, the demon threw the man to the floor as the crowd watched; then it came out of him without hurting him further. 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. NLT 36 Amazed, the people exclaimed, “What authority and power this man’s words possess! Even evil spirits obey him, and they flee at his command!” 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!" NLT 37 The news about Jesus spread through every village in the entire region. NIV 37 And the news about him spread throughout the surrounding area. NLT 38 After leaving the synagogue that day, Jesus went to Simon’s home, where he found Simon’s mother-in-law very sick with a high fever. “Please heal her,” everyone begged. 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. NLT 39 Standing at her bedside, he rebuked the fever, and it left her. And she got up at once and prepared a meal for 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. NLT 40 As the sun went down that evening, people throughout the village brought sick family members to Jesus. No matter what their diseases were, the touch of his hand healed every one. 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. NLT 41 Many were possessed by demons; and the demons came out at his command, shouting, “You are the Son of God!” But because they knew he was the Messiah, he rebuked them and refused to let them speak. 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. NLT 42 Early the next morning Jesus went out to an isolated place. The crowds searched everywhere for him, and when they finally found him, they begged him not to leave 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. NLT 43 But he replied, “I must preach the Good News of the Kingdom of God in other towns, too, because 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." NLT 44 So he continued to travel around, preaching in synagogues throughout Judea. NIV 44 And he kept on preaching in the synagogues of Judea.