1And Jesus being full of the Holy Spirit returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
2Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
3And the devil said unto him, If you are the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
4And Jesus answered him, saying,
It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
5And the devil, taking him up into a high mountain, showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
6And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give you, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
7If you therefore will worship me, all shall be yours.
8And Jesus answered and said unto him,
Get you behind me, Satan: for it is written, You shall worship the Lord your God, and him only shall you serve.
9And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If you are the Son of God, cast yourself down from here:
10For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you:
11And in their hands they shall bear you up, lest at any time you dash your foot against a stone.
12And Jesus answering said unto him,
It is said, You shall not test the Lord your God.
13And when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from him for a season.
14And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.
15And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.
16And 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.
17And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Isaiah. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,
18The 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 brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised,
Commentaries for Luke 4:0