Matthew 13:53

53 When Jesus finished telling these stories, he left there,

Matthew 13:53 Meaning and Commentary

Matthew 13:53

And it came to pass that, when Jesus had finished these
Which he spoke both to the multitude from the ship, and to his disciples in the house,

he departed thence;
from the house in which he was, and the city of Capernaum, where he had some time been.

Matthew 13:53 In-Context

51 Jesus asked, "Are you starting to get a handle on all this?" They answered, "Yes."
52 He said, "Then you see how every student well-trained in God's kingdom is like the owner of a general store who can put his hands on anything you need, old or new, exactly when you need it."
53 When Jesus finished telling these stories, he left there,
54 returned to his hometown, and gave a lecture in the meetinghouse. He made a real hit, impressing everyone. "We had no idea he was this good!" they said. "How did he get so wise, get such ability?"
55 But in the next breath they were cutting him down: "We've known him since he was a kid; he's the carpenter's son. We know his mother, Mary. We know his brothers James and Joseph, Simon and Judas.
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