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

4:2 for forty days in the wilderness, tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing in those days; and when they were ended, he was hungry.
4:2 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.

4:3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread."
4:3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become a loaf of bread."

4:4 And Jesus answered him, "It is written, `Man shall not live by bread alone.'"
4:4 Jesus answered him, 'It is written, 'One does not live by bread alone.'"

4:5 And the devil took him up, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time,
4:5 Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.

4:6 and said to him, "To you I will give all this authority and their glory; for it has been delivered to me, and I give it to whom I will.
4:6 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.

4:7 If you, then, will worship me, it shall all be yours."
4:7 If you, then, will worship me, it will all be yours."

4:8 And Jesus answered him, "It is written, `You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.'"
4:8 Jesus answered him, 'It is written, 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.'"

4:9 And he took him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here;
4:9 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,

4:10 for it is written, `He will give his angels charge of you, to guard you,'
4:10 for it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,'

4:11 and `On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'"
4:11 and 'On their hands they will bear you up, so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.'"

4:12 And Jesus answered him, "It is said, `You shall not tempt the Lord your God.'"
4:12 Jesus answered him, 'It is said, 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

4:13 And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him until an opportune time.
4:13 When the devil had finished every test, he departed from him until an opportune time.

4:14 And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee, and a report concerning him went out through all the surrounding country.
4:14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country.

4:15 And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.
4:15 He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone.

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

4:17 and there was given to him the book of the prophet Isaiah. He opened the book and found the place where it was written,
4:17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written:

4:18 "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
4:18 '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,

4:19 to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord."
4:19 to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."

4:20 And he closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant, and sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him.
4:20 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.

4:21 And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."
4:21 Then he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."

4:22 And all spoke well of him, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth; and they said, "Is not this Joseph's son?"
4:22 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?"

4:23 And he said to them, "Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, `Physician, heal yourself; what we have heard you did at Caper'na-um, do here also in your own country.'"
4:23 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.'"

4:24 And he said, "Truly, I say to you, no prophet is acceptable in his own country.
4:24 And he said, "Truly I tell you, no prophet is accepted in the prophet's hometown.

4:25 But in truth, I tell you, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Eli'jah, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when there came a great famine over all the land;
4:25 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;

4:26 and Eli'jah was sent to none of them but only to Zar'ephath, in the land of Sidon, to a woman who was a widow.
4:26 yet Elijah was sent to none of them except to a widow at Zarephath in Sidon.

4:27 And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Eli'sha; and none of them was cleansed, but only Na'aman the Syrian."
4:27 There were also many lepers in Israel in the time of the prophet Elisha, and none of them was cleansed except Naaman the Syrian."

4:28 When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with wrath.
4:28 When they heard this, all in the synagogue were filled with rage.

4:29 And they rose up and put him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their city was built, that they might throw him down headlong.
4:29 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.

4:30 But passing through the midst of them he went away.
4:30 But he passed through the midst of them and went on his way.

4:31 And he went down to Caper'na-um, a city of Galilee. And he was teaching them on the sabbath;
4:31 He went down to Capernaum, a city in Galilee, and was teaching them on the sabbath.

4:32 and they were astonished at his teaching, for his word was with authority.
4:32 They were astounded at his teaching, because he spoke with authority.

4:33 And in the synagogue there was a man who had the spirit of an unclean demon; and he cried out with a loud voice,
4:33 In the synagogue there was a man who had the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice,

4:34 "Ah! 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."
4:34 "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."

4:35 But Jesus rebuked him, saying, "Be silent, and come out of him!" And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm.
4:35 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.

4:36 And they were all amazed and said to one another, "What is this word? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out."
4:36 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!"

4:37 And reports of him went out into every place in the surrounding region.
4:37 And a report about him began to reach every place in the region.

4:38 And he arose and left the synagogue, and entered Simon's house. Now Simon's mother-in-law was ill with a high fever, and they besought him for her.
4:38 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.

4:39 And he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her; and immediately she rose and served them.
4:39 Then he stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. Immediately she got up and began to serve them.

4:40 Now when the sun was setting, all those who had any that were sick with various diseases brought them to him; and he laid his hands on every one of them and healed them.
4:40 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.

4:41 And demons also came out of many, crying, "You are the Son of God!" But he rebuked them, and would not allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.
4:41 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.

4:42 And when it was day he departed and went into a lonely place. And the people sought him and came to him, and would have kept him from leaving them;
4:42 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.

4:43 but he said to them, "I must preach the good news of the kingdom of God to the other cities also; for I was sent for this purpose."
4:43 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."

4:44 And he was preaching in the synagogues of Judea.
4:44 So he continued proclaiming the message in the synagogues of Judea.