2 for aforty days, being tempted by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they had ended, He became hungry.
4 And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘aMan shall not live on bread alone.’ ”
7 “Therefore if You 1worship before me, it shall all be Yours.”
8 Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘aYou shall worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.’ ”
9 aAnd he led Him to Jerusalem and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here;
‘aHe will command His angels concerning You to guard You,’
‘aOn their hands they will bear You up,
So that You will not strike Your foot against a stone.’ ”
12 And Jesus answered and said to him, “It is said, ‘aYou shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”
15 And He began ateaching in their synagogues and was praised by all.
18 “aThe Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,
Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor.
He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives,
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set free those who are oppressed,
19 aTo proclaim the favorable year of the Lord.”
21 And He began to say to them, “Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your 1hearing.”
24 And He said, “Truly I say to you, ano prophet is welcome in his hometown.
25 “But I say to you in truth, there were many widows in Israel ain the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine came over all the land;
27 “And there were many lepers in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, but aonly Naaman the Syrian.”
29 and they got up and adrove Him out of the city, and led Him to the brow of the hill on which their city had been built, in order to throw Him down the cliff.
30 But apassing through their midst, He went His way.
33 In the synagogue there was a man 1possessed by the spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice,
35 But Jesus arebuked him, saying, “Be quiet and come out of him!” And when the demon had thrown him down in the midst of the people, he came out of him without doing him any harm.
37 And athe report about Him was spreading into every locality in the surrounding district.
42 aWhen day came, Jesus left and went to a secluded place; and the crowds were searching for Him, and came to Him and tried to keep Him from going away from them.
43 But He said to them, “I must preach the kingdom of God to the other cities also, afor I was sent for this purpose.”
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