Parallel Bible results for Luke 4:14-41

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Luke 4:14-41

NLT 14 Then Jesus returned to Galilee, filled with the Holy Spirit's power. Soon he became well known throughout the surrounding country. 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 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 containing the messages of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him, and he unrolled the scroll to the place where it says: 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 Lord is upon me, for he has appointed me to preach Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the downtrodden will be freed from their oppressors, 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 Lord'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. Everyone in the synagogue stared 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 said, "This Scripture has come true today before your very eyes!" NIV 21 and he began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing." NLT 22 All who were there spoke well of him and were amazed by the gracious words that fell 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, "Probably you will quote me that proverb, 'Physician, heal yourself' -- meaning, 'Why don't you 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 the truth is, 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 widows in Israel who needed help in Elijah's time, when there was no rain for three and a half years and hunger stalked 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 widow of Zarephath -- a foreigner 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 Or think of the prophet Elisha, who healed Naaman, a Syrian, rather than the many lepers in Israel who needed help." 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 took him to the edge of the hill on which the city 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 slipped away through the crowd and left them. 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 the things he said, because 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 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 bothering us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are -- the Holy One sent from 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 silent!" he told the demon. "Come out of the man!" The demon threw the man to the floor as the crowd watched; then it left 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 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 story of what he had done spread like wildfire throughout the whole 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 spoke to the fever, rebuking it, and immediately her temperature returned to normal. 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 Some 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 stopped them and told them to be silent. 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.