Luke 4:31-44 World English Bible

31  He came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee. He was teaching them on the Sabbath day, 32  and they were astonished at his teaching, for his word was with authority.

A Man with an Unclean Spirit

33  In the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice, 34  saying, “Ah! what have we to do with you, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know you who you are: the Holy One of God!” 35  Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be silent, and come out of him!” When the demon had thrown him down in their midst, he came out of him, having done him no harm. 36  Amazement came on all, and they spoke together, one with another, saying, “What is this word? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out!” 37  News about him went out into every place of the surrounding region.

Jesus Heals Simon's Mother-in-Law

38  He rose up from the synagogue, and entered into Simon’s house. Simon’s mother-in-law was afflicted with a great fever, and they begged him for her. 39  He stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her. Immediately she rose up and served them.

Jesus Heals Many at Evening

40  When the sun was setting, all those who had any sick with various diseases brought them to him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them. 41  Demons also came out from many, crying out, and saying, “You are the Christ, the Son of God!” Rebuking them, he didn’t allow them to speak, because they knew that he was the Christ.

Jesus Departs on a Preaching Tour

42  When it was day, he departed and went into an uninhabited place, and the multitudes looked for him, and came to him, and held on to him, so that he wouldn’t go away from them. 43  But he said to them, “I must preach the good news of the Kingdom of God to the other cities also. For this reason I have been sent.” 44  He was preaching in the synagogues of Galilee.


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