lCited from Deut. 8:3; [John 4:34]
qCited from Deut. 6:13
uCited from Ps. 91:11, 12
v[See ver. 10 above]
wCited from Deut. 6:16
ajCited from Isa. 61:1, 2
bn[See ver. 31 above]

Luke 4

The Temptation of Jesus

1 a  And Jesus b  full of the Holy Spirit c  returned from the Jordan and was led d  by the Spirit in the wilderness 2for e  forty days, f  being tempted by the devil. g  And he ate nothing during those days. And when they were ended, h  he was hungry. 3The devil said to him, “If you are i  the Son of God, command j  this stone to become bread.” 4And Jesus answered him, k  “It is written l  Man shall not live by bread alone.’” 5 m  And the devil took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time, 6and said to him, “To you n  I will give all this authority and their glory o  for it has been delivered to me, and I give it to whom I will. 7If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours.” 8And Jesus answered him, p  “It is written,

q  “‘You shall worship the Lord your God,
and r  him only shall you serve.’”

9 s  And he took him to Jerusalem and set him on the pinnacle of the temple and said to him, “If you are t  the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 10for it is written,

u  “‘He will command his angels concerning you,
to guard you,’


v  “‘On their hands they will bear you up,
lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”

12And Jesus answered him, “It is said w  ‘You shall not x  put the Lord your God to the test.’” 13And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him y  until an opportune time.

Jesus Begins His Ministry

14 z  And Jesus returned aa  in the power of the Spirit to Galilee, and ab  a report about him went out through all the surrounding country. 15And ac  he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.

Jesus Rejected at Nazareth

16 ad  And he came to ae  Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And af  as was his custom ag  he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up ah  to read. 17And ai  the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written,

18 aj  “The Spirit of the Lord ak  is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to al  proclaim good news to the poor.
am  He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives
and an  recovering of sight to the blind,
ao  to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
19 ap  to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”

20And he rolled up the scroll and gave it back to the attendant and aq  sat down. And the eyes of all in the synagogue were ar  fixed on him. 21And he began to say to them, Today as  this Scripture at  has been fulfilled in your hearing.” 22And all spoke well of him and marveled at au  the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. And they said av  Is not this aw  Joseph’s son?” 23And he said to them, Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb ax  Physician, heal yourself.’ What we have heard you did ay  at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.” 24And he said, Truly, I say to you az  no prophet is acceptable in his hometown. 25But in truth, I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when ba  the heavens were shut up three years and six months, and a great famine came over all the land, 26and Elijah was sent to none of them bb  but only to Zarephath, in the land of Sidon, to a woman who was a widow. 27And bc  there were many lepers
Leprosy was a term for several skin diseases; see Leviticus 13
in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed be  but only Naaman the Syrian.”
28When they heard these things, all in the synagogue were filled with wrath. 29And they rose up and bf  drove him out of the town and brought him to the brow of the hill on which their town was built, so that they could throw him down the cliff. 30But bg  passing through their midst, he went away.

Jesus Heals a Man with an Unclean Demon

31 bh  And he bi  went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. And bj  he was teaching them bk  on the Sabbath, 32and bl  they were astonished at his teaching bm  for his word possessed authority. 33And bn  in the synagogue there was a man who had the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice, 34Ha!
Or Leave us alone
bp  What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? bq  I know who you arebr  the Holy One of God.”
35But Jesus bs  rebuked him, saying, “Be silent and come out of him!” And when the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm. 36And bt  they were all amazed and said to one another, “What is this word? bu  For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out!” 37And bv  reports about him went out into every place in the surrounding region.

Jesus Heals Many

38 bw  And he arose and left the synagogue and entered Simon’s house. Now bx  Simon’s mother-in-law was ill with a high fever, and they appealed to him on her behalf. 39And he stood over her and by  rebuked the fever, and it left her, and immediately she rose and began to serve them.

40Now when the sun was setting, all those who had any who were sick with various diseases brought them to him, and bz  he laid his hands on every one of them and healed them. 41 ca  And demons also came out of many cb  crying, “You are cc  the Son of God!” But he rebuked them and cd  would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was ce  the Christ.

Jesus Preaches in Synagogues

42 cf  And when it was day, he departed and went cg  into a desolate place. And ch  the people sought him and came to him, and would have kept him from leaving them, 43but he said to them, ci  I must cj  preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other towns as well; for I was sent for this purpose.” 44And he was preaching ck  in the synagogues of Judea.
Some manuscripts Galilee

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