Parallel Bible results for Matthew 4

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Matthew 4

NLT 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil. NIV 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. NLT 2 For forty days and forty nights he fasted and became very hungry. NIV 2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. NLT 3 During that time the devil came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread.” NIV 3 The tempter came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." NLT 4 But Jesus told him, “No! The Scriptures say, ‘People do not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’4:4 Deut 8:3.” NIV 4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' " NLT 5 Then the devil took him to the holy city, Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple, NIV 5 Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. NLT 6 and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! For the Scriptures say, ‘He will order his angels to protect you. And they will hold you up with their hands so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’ ” NIV 6 "If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down. For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' " NLT 7 Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the your God.’4:7 Deut 6:16.” NIV 7 Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' " NLT 8 Next the devil took him to the peak of a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. NIV 8 Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. NLT 9 “I will give it all to you,” he said, “if you will kneel down and worship me.” NIV 9 "All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me." NLT 10 “Get out of here, Satan,” Jesus told him. “For the Scriptures say, ‘You must worship the your God and serve only him.’4:10 Deut 6:13.” NIV 10 Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan! For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.' " NLT 11 Then the devil went away, and angels came and took care of Jesus. NIV 11 Then the devil left him, and angels came and attended him. NLT 12 When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he left Judea and returned to Galilee. NIV 12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to Galilee. NLT 13 He went first to Nazareth, then left there and moved to Capernaum, beside the Sea of Galilee, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali. NIV 13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali-- NLT 14 This fulfilled what God said through the prophet Isaiah: NIV 14 to fulfill what was said through the prophet Isaiah: NLT 15 “In the land of Zebulun and of Naphtali, beside the sea, beyond the Jordan River, in Galilee where so many Gentiles live, NIV 15 "Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the way to the sea, along the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles-- NLT 16 the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light. And for those who lived in the land where death casts its shadow, a light has shined.” NIV 16 the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned." NLT 17 From then on Jesus began to preach, “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.4:17 Or has come, or is coming soon.” NIV 17 From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." NLT 18 One day as Jesus was walking along the shore of the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers—Simon, also called Peter, and Andrew—throwing a net into the water, for they fished for a living. NIV 18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. NLT 19 Jesus called out to them, “Come, follow me, and I will show you how to fish for people!” NIV 19 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men." NLT 20 And they left their nets at once and followed him. NIV 20 At once they left their nets and followed him. NLT 21 A little farther up the shore he saw two other brothers, James and John, sitting in a boat with their father, Zebedee, repairing their nets. And he called them to come, too. NIV 21 Going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with their father Zebedee, preparing their nets. Jesus called them, NLT 22 They immediately followed him, leaving the boat and their father behind. NIV 22 and immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him. NLT 23 Jesus traveled throughout the region of Galilee, teaching in the synagogues and announcing the Good News about the Kingdom. And he healed every kind of disease and illness. NIV 23 Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. NLT 24 News about him spread as far as Syria, and people soon began bringing to him all who were sick. And whatever their sickness or disease, or if they were demon possessed or epileptic or paralyzed—he healed them all. NIV 24 News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with various diseases, those suffering severe pain, the demon-possessed, those having seizures, and the paralyzed, and he healed them. NLT 25 Large crowds followed him wherever he went—people from Galilee, the Ten Towns, Jerusalem, from all over Judea, and from east of the Jordan River. NIV 25 Large crowds from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea and the region across the Jordan followed him.