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Matthew 4 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:1 - Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:2 - And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:3 - And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:4 - But he answered, “It is written,
“‘Man shall not live by bread alone,
but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:6 - and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it is written,
“‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and
“‘On their hands they will bear you up,
lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:7 - Jesus said to him, “Again it is written, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:8 - Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:9 - And he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:10 - Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written,
“‘You shall worship the Lord your God
and him only shall you serve.’”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and were ministering to him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:12 - Now when he heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew into Galilee.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:13 - And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali,

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:14 - so that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled:

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:15 - “The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali,
the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 - the people dwelling in darkness
have seen a great light,
and for those dwelling in the region and shadow of death,
on them a light has dawned.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 - From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:18 - While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:19 - And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:20 - Immediately they left their nets and followed him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:21 - And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:22 - Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:23 - And he went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction among the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:24 - So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, those having seizures, and paralytics, and he healed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:25 - And great crowds followed him from Galilee and the Decapolis, and from Jerusalem and Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.
ESV Footnotes
The Greek word anthropoi refers here to both men and women
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