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Luke 4

CEB 1 Jesus returned from the Jordan River full of the Holy Spirit, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness. NRS 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, CEB 2 There he was tempted for forty days by the devil. He ate nothing during those days and afterward Jesus was starving. NRS 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. CEB 3 The devil said to him, "Since you are God's Son, command this stone to become a loaf of bread." NRS 3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread." CEB 4 Jesus replied, "It's written, People won't live only by bread." NRS 4 Jesus answered him, "It is written, "One does not live by bread alone.' " CEB 5 Next the devil led him to a high place and showed him in a single instant all the kingdoms of the world. NRS 5 Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. CEB 6 The devil said, "I will give you this whole domain and the glory of all these kingdoms. It's been entrusted to me and I can give it to anyone I want. NRS 6 And the devil said to him, "To you I will give their glory and all this authority; for it has been given over to me, and I give it to anyone I please. CEB 7 Therefore, if you will worship me, it will all be yours." NRS 7 If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours." CEB 8 Jesus answered, "It's written, You will worship the Lord your God and serve only him." NRS 8 Jesus answered him, "It is written, "Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.' " CEB 9 The devil brought him into Jerusalem and stood him at the highest point of the temple. He said to him, "Since you are God's Son, throw yourself down from here; NRS 9 Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, CEB 10 for it's written: He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you NRS 10 for it is written, "He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,' CEB 11 and they will take you up in their hands so that you won't hit your foot on a stone." NRS 11 and "On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.' " CEB 12 Jesus answered, "It's been said, Don't test the Lord your God." NRS 12 Jesus answered him, "It is said, "Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' " CEB 13 After finishing every temptation, the devil departed from him until the next opportunity. NRS 13 When the devil had finished every test, he departed from him until an opportune time. CEB 14 Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and news about him spread throughout the whole countryside. NRS 14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. CEB 15 He taught in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. NRS 15 He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. CEB 16 Jesus went to Nazareth, where he had been raised. On the Sabbath he went to the synagogue as he normally did and stood up to read. NRS 16 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, CEB 17 The synagogue assistant gave him the scroll from the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written: NRS 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written: CEB 18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me. He has sent me to preach good news to the poor, to proclaim release to the prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, to liberate the oppressed, NRS 18 "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to let the oppressed go free, CEB 19 and to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor. NRS 19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor." CEB 20 He rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the synagogue assistant, and sat down. Every eye in the synagogue was fixed on him. NRS 20 And he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him. CEB 21 He began to explain to them, "Today, this scripture has been fulfilled just as you heard it." NRS 21 Then he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing." CEB 22 Everyone was raving about Jesus, so impressed were they by the gracious words flowing from his lips. They said, "This is Joseph's son, isn't it?" NRS 22 All spoke well of him and were amazed at the gracious words that came from his mouth. They said, "Is not this Joseph's son?" CEB 23 Then Jesus said to them, "Undoubtedly, you will quote this saying to me: ‘Doctor, heal yourself. Do here in your hometown what we've heard you did in Capernaum.'" NRS 23 He said to them, "Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, "Doctor, cure yourself!' And you will say, "Do here also in your hometown the things that we have heard you did at Capernaum.' " CEB 24 He said, "I assure you that no prophet is welcome in the prophet's hometown. NRS 24 And he said, "Truly I tell you, no prophet is accepted in the prophet's hometown. CEB 25 And I can assure you that there were many widows in Israel during Elijah's time, when it didn't rain for three and a half years and there was a great food shortage in the land. NRS 25 But the truth is, there were many widows in Israel in the time of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, and there was a severe famine over all the land; CEB 26 Yet Elijah was sent to none of them but only to a widow in the city of Zarephath in the region of Sidon. NRS 26 yet Elijah was sent to none of them except to a widow at Zarephath in Sidon. CEB 27 There were also many persons with skin diseases in Israel during the time of the prophet Elisha, but none of them were cleansed. Instead, Naaman the Syrian was cleansed." NRS 27 There were also many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian." CEB 28 When they heard this, everyone in the synagogue was filled with anger. NRS 28 When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage. CEB 29 They rose up and ran him out of town. They led him to the crest of the hill on which their town had been built so that they could throw him off the cliff. NRS 29 They got up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they might hurl him off the cliff. CEB 30 But he passed through the crowd and went on his way. NRS 30 But he passed through the midst of them and went on his way. CEB 31 Jesus went down to the city of Capernaum in Galilee and taught the people each Sabbath. NRS 31 He went down to Capernaum, a city in Galilee, and was teaching them on the sabbath. CEB 32 They were amazed by his teaching because he delivered his message with authority. NRS 32 They were astounded at his teaching, because he spoke with authority. CEB 33 A man in the synagogue had the spirit of an unclean demon. He screamed, NRS 33 In the synagogue there was a man who had the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice, CEB 34 "Hey! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are. You are the holy one from God." NRS 34 "Let us alone! What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are, the Holy One of God." CEB 35 "Silence!" Jesus said, speaking harshly to the demon. "Come out of him!" The demon threw the man down before them, then came out of him without harming him. NRS 35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him!" When the demon had thrown him down before them, he came out of him without having done him any harm. CEB 36 They were all shaken and said to each other, "What kind of word is this, that he can command unclean spirits with authority and power, and they leave?" NRS 36 They were all amazed and kept saying to one another, "What kind of utterance is this? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and out they come!" CEB 37 Reports about him spread everywhere in the surrounding region. NRS 37 And a report about him began to reach every place in the region. CEB 38 After leaving the synagogue, Jesus went home with Simon. Simon's mother-in-law was sick with a high fever, and the family asked Jesus to help her. NRS 38 After leaving the synagogue he entered Simon's house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was suffering from a high fever, and they asked him about her. CEB 39 He bent over her and spoke harshly to the fever, and it left her. She got up at once and served them. NRS 39 Then he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. Immediately she got up and began to serve them. CEB 40 When the sun was setting, everyone brought to Jesus relatives and acquaintances with all kinds of diseases. Placing his hands on each of them, he healed them. NRS 40 As the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various kinds of diseases brought them to him; and he laid his hands on each of them and cured them. CEB 41 Demons also came out of many people. They screamed, "You are God's Son." But he spoke harshly to them and wouldn't allow them to speak because they recognized that he was the Christ. NRS 41 Demons also came out of many, shouting, "You are the Son of God!" But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Messiah. CEB 42 When daybreak arrived, Jesus went to a deserted place. The crowds were looking for him. When they found him, they tried to keep him from leaving them. NRS 42 At daybreak he departed and went into a deserted place. And the crowds were looking for him; and when they reached him, they wanted to prevent him from leaving them. CEB 43 But he said to them, "I must preach the good news of God's kingdom in other cities too, for this is why I was sent." NRS 43 But he said to them, "I must proclaim the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also; for I was sent for this purpose." CEB 44 So he continued preaching in the Judean synagogues. NRS 44 So he continued proclaiming the message in the synagogues of Judea.

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