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Matthew 4 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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The Temptation of Jesus

(Mar 1:12, 13; Luk 4:1–13 )
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Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:2 - And after He had fasted forty days and forty nights, He [fn]then became hungry.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:3 - And the tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:4 - But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.’”
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Then the devil *took Him into the holy city and had Him stand 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 [fn]LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.’”

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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 things I will give You, if You fall down and [fn]worship me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:10 - Then Jesus *said to him, “Go, Satan! For it is written, ‘YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE [fn]LORD YOUR GOD, AND [fn]SERVE HIM ONLY.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:11 - Then the devil *left Him; and behold, angels came and began to minister to Him.

Jesus Begins His Ministry

(Mar 1:14, 15; Luk 4:14, 15 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:12 -

Now when Jesus heard that John had been taken into custody, He departed into Galilee;

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:13 - and leaving Nazareth, He came and lived in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:14 - in order that what was spoken through Isaiah the prophet would be fulfilled, saying,
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“THE LAND OF ZEBULUN AND THE LAND OF NAPHTALI,

[fn]BY THE WAY OF THE SEA, BEYOND THE JORDAN, GALILEE OF THE [fn]GENTILES

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:16 -

THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT,

AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH,

UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED.”

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:17 -

From that time Jesus began to [fn]preach and say, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”

The First Disciples

(Mar 1:16–20; Luk 5:1–11 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:18 -

Now as Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was 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, [fn]Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:20 - And immediately they left their nets and followed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:21 - And going on from there He saw two other brothers, [fn]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 - And immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed Him.

Ministry in Galilee

(Mar 1:35–39; Luk 4:44; 6:17–19 )
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:23 -

And Jesus was going throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and preaching the [fn]gospel of the kingdom, and healing every kind of disease and every kind of sickness among the people.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:24 -

And the news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all who were ill, those suffering with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, [fn]epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:25 - And large crowds followed Him from Galilee and the Decapolis and Jerusalem and Judea and from beyond the Jordan.
LSB Footnotes
Or afterward became; lit later became
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Deut 6:16
Lit prostrate Yourself
In OT, Yahweh, cf. Deut 6:13
Or fulfill religious duty to Him
Or Toward the sea
Lit nations, usually non-Jewish
Or proclaim
Lit Come here after Me
Or Jacob; James is the Eng form of Jacob; so in Matt
Or good news
Lit moonstruck; Gr seleniazo
*
See the LSB Preface for an explanation on the use of the asterisk.
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