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Luke Chapter 4

Luke 4:1 And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

Luke 4:2 being forty days tempted by the Devil. And in those days, He did not eat anything: and when they were finished, He afterward became hungry.

Luke 4:3 Then the Devil said to him, if you are the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.

Luke 4:4 And Jesus answered him, saying, it is written, that man will not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Luke 4:5 Then the Devil, taking Him up on a high mountain showed Him all the kingdoms of the Roman world in a point of time.

Luke 4:6 And the Devil said to Him, all this power will I give You and the glory of them: for that is delivered to me; and to whomever I will, I give it.

Luke 4:7 Therefore if You will worship me, all will be Yours.

Luke 4:8 But Jesus answered and said to him, get behind Me, Satan: for it is written, you will worship the Lord your God, and Him only will you serve.

Luke 4:9 So he brought Him to Jerusalem, and set Him on a pinnacle of the temple and said to Him, if you are the Son of God, cast yourself down from here:

Luke 4:10 for it is written, He will give His angels charge over You, to protect You:

Luke 4:11 and in their hands they will bear You up, unless at any time You strike Your foot against a stone.

Luke 4:12 But Jesus answered and said to him, it is said, you will not tempt the Lord your God.

Luke 4:13 When the Devil had finished every temptation, he departed from Him for an appropriate season.

Luke 4:14 Then Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit to Galilee: and there went out a fame of Him through all the surrounding region.

Luke 4:15 And He taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.

Luke 4:16 Then 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 to read.

Luke 4:17 So there was handed to Him the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written,

Luke 4:18 the Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free into forgiveness those who are oppressed,

Luke 4:19 to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.

Luke 4:20 As He closed the book, and He gave it again to the attendant, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on Him.

Luke 4:21 And He began to say to them, today this Scripture is fulfilled in your ears.

Luke 4:22 And all bore Him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of His mouth. And they said, is not this Joseph’s son?

Luke 4:23 Then He said to them, you will surely say to Me this proverb, physician, heal yourself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in your country.

Luke 4:24 And He said, truthfully I say to you, no prophet is accepted in his own country.

Luke 4:25 But I tell you truly, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;

Luke 4:26 but to none of them was Elijah sent, except to Sarepta, a city of Sidon, to a woman that was a widow.

Luke 4:27 And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, except Naaman the Syrian.

Luke 4:28 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,

Luke 4:29 and rose up, and thrust Him out of the city, and led Him to the edge of the hill on which their city was built, that they might cast Him down headlong.

Luke 4:30 But He passing through the midst of them went His way,

Luke 4:31 and came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the Sabbath days.

Luke 4:32 And they were astonished at His doctrine: for His word was with power.

Luke 4:33 For in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean demon, and cried out with a loud voice,

Luke 4:34 saying, let us alone; what have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are; the Holy One of God!

Luke 4:35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, hold your peace, and come out of him. And when the demon had thrown him in the midst, it came out of him, and did not hurt him.

Luke 4:36 Then they were all amazed, and spoke among themselves, saying, what word is this! For with authority and power He commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.

Luke 4:37 So the fame of Him went out into every place of the surrounding country.

Luke 4:38 And He arose out of the synagogue and entered into Simon’s house. And Simon’s wife’s mother was sick with a high fever; and they sought Him for her.

Luke 4:39 And He stood over her and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and served them.

Luke 4:40 Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with various diseases brought them to Him; and He laid His hands on each one of them and healed them.

Luke 4:41 And demons also came out of many, crying out, and saying, You are the Christ, the Son of God! But He rebuked them and permitted them not to speak for they knew that He was the Christ.

Luke 4:42 When it was day, He departed and went into a deserted place: and the people sought Him, and came to Him, and restrained Him that He should not depart from them.

Luke 4:43 But He said to them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for this purpose I have been sent.

Luke 4:44 And He preached in the synagogues of Galilee.