Luke 4:44

And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Our divine Redeemer frequented the Jewish synagogue, to show he was no seducer. If he had inhabited wilds and deserts, it might have been objected to him, that he concealed himself, like an impostor, from the sight of men. (St. Chrysostom, in cat. Græc. Pat. hom. in Matt.)

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
“He departed, and went into a desert place.” This was, indeed, the Creator’s customary region. It was proper that the Word should there appear in body, where before he had appeared in a cloud. To the gospel also was suitable that condition of place which had once been prophesied for the law. “Let the wilderness and the solitary place, therefore, be glad and rejoice”; so had Isaiah promised. ...

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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