Luke 4

Chapter 4

4:2  Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.


(See Scofield "Matthew 4:1") .

4:4  And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.


Jehovah. Deuteronomy 8:3 .

4:5  And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.


"oikoumene" = "inhabited earth." (See Scofield "Luke 2:1") .

4:8  And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.


Jehovah. Deuteronomy 6:13 .

4:10  For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:

angels (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .

to keep After Satan's failure to tempt the Lord away from the Word, he seeks to tempt Him by it. He however misquotes by the omission of "in all thy ways" Psalms 91:11 . The Lord's "ways" were those marked out for Him in perfect dependence upon His Father's will; cf. Hebrews 10:7 Hebrews 10:9 .

4:16  And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.

came to Nazareth

Our Lord visited Nazareth twice after beginning His public ministry. See Matthew 13:54-58 ; Mark 6:1-6 .

4:18  The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,


Adonai Jehovah. Isaiah 61:1

4:19  To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

acceptable A comparison with the passage quoted, Isaiah 61:1 Isaiah 61:2 affords an instance of the exquisite accuracy of Scripture. Jesus stopped at, "The acceptable year of the Lord," which is connected with the first advent and the dispensation of grace Genesis 3:15 . (See Scofield "Acts 1:11") , "the day of vengeance of our God" belongs to the second advent, Deuteronomy 30:3 . See Scofield " Acts 1:11 ", and judgment.

Lord Jehovah. Isaiah 61:1 Isaiah 61:2 .