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Luke 4

Introduction

Overview

Luke 4:1, The temptation and fasting of Christ; Luke 4:14, He begins to preach; Luke 4:16, The people of Nazareth admire his gracious words, but being offended, seek to kill him; Luke 4:33, He cures one possessed of a devil, Luke 4:38. Peter’s mother-in-law, Luke 4:40. and divers other sick persons; Luke 4:41, The devils acknowledge Christ, and are reproved for it; Luke 4:42, He preaches through the cities of Galilee.

Verse 1

am 4031, ad 27

Jesus: Matthew 4:1-1 Kings :

full: Luke 4:14, Luke 4:18, Luke 3:22, Isaiah 11:2-Numbers :, Isaiah 61:1, Matthew 3:16, John 1:32, John 3:34, Acts 1:2, Acts 10:38

and was: Luke 2:27, 1 Kings 18:12, Ezekiel 3:14, Mark 1:12, Mark 1:13, Acts 8:39

wilderness: 1 Kings 19:4, Mark 1:13

Reciprocal: Ezekiel 37:1 - carried Luke 1:41 - was Acts 2:4 - filled Romans 7:21 - evil Romans 11:2 - of Elias

Verse 2

forty: Exodus 24:18, Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 9:9, Deuteronomy 9:18, Deuteronomy 9:25, 1 Kings 19:8, Matthew 4:2

tempted: Genesis 3:15, 1 Samuel 17:16, Hebrews 2:18

he did: Esther 4:16, Jonah 3:7

he afterward: Matthew 21:18, John 4:6, Hebrews 4:15

Reciprocal: Isaiah 30:14 - so that Mark 11:12 - he was James 4:7 - Resist

Verse 3

Luke 3:22, Matthew 4:3

Reciprocal: Luke 4:9 - If Luke 4:10 - it 1 Peter 5:9 - resist

Verse 4

It: Luke 4:8, Luke 4:10, Isaiah 8:20, John 10:34, John 10:35, Ephesians 6:17

That: Luke 22:35, Exodus 23:25, Deuteronomy 8:3, Jeremiah 49:11, Matthew 4:4, Matthew 6:25, Matthew 6:26, Matthew 6:31

Reciprocal: 1 Timothy 4:5 - the

Verse 5

taking: Mark 4:8, Mark 4:9, 1 Corinthians 7:31, Ephesians 2:2, Ephesians 6:12, 1 John 2:15, 1 John 2:16

in: Job 20:5, Psalms 73:19, 1 Corinthians 15:52, 2 Corinthians 4:17

Reciprocal: Daniel 2:31 - and the Matthew 4:8 - the devil Luke 9:25 - what

Verse 6

All: John 8:44, 2 Corinthians 11:14, Revelation 12:9, Revelation 20:2, Revelation 20:3

and the: Esther 5:11, Isaiah 5:14, Isaiah 23:9, 1 Peter 1:24

and to: John 12:31, John 14:30, Ephesians 2:2, Revelation 13:2, Revelation 13:7

Reciprocal: Numbers 22:37 - General Romans 12:16 - Mind

Verse 7

worship me: or, fall down before me, Luke 8:28, Luke 17:16, Psalms 72:11, Isaiah 45:14, Isaiah 46:6, Matthew 2:11, Revelation 4:10, Revelation 5:8, Revelation 22:8

Reciprocal: Daniel 3:15 - ye fall Revelation 22:9 - worship God

Verse 8

Get: Matthew 4:10, Matthew 16:23, James 4:7, 1 Peter 5:9

for: Luke 4:4, Deuteronomy 6:13, Deuteronomy 10:20, Matthew 4:10, Revelation 19:10, Revelation 22:9

only: 1 Samuel 7:3, 2 Kings 19:15, Psalms 83:18, Isaiah 2:11

Reciprocal: Daniel 3:15 - ye fall Matthew 4:4 - It is Mark 8:33 - Get Luke 4:10 - it

Verse 9

brought: Job 2:6, Matthew 4:5

on: 2 Chronicles 3:4

If: Luke 4:3, Matthew 4:6, Matthew 8:29, Romans 1:4

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:3 - if Acts 27:31 - Except

Verse 10

it: Luke 4:3, Luke 4:8, 2 Corinthians 11:14

He: Psalms 91:11, Psalms 91:12, Hebrews 1:14

Reciprocal: Luke 4:4 - It Luke 22:43 - an

Verse 11

Reciprocal: Psalms 91:11 - For Luke 22:43 - an

Verse 12

Thou: Deuteronomy 6:16, Psalms 95:9, Psalms 106:14, Malachi 3:15, Matthew 4:7, 1 Corinthians 10:9, Hebrews 3:8, Hebrews 3:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - wherefore Matthew 4:4 - It is

Verse 13

Matthew 4:11, John 14:30, Hebrews 4:15, James 4:7

Verse 14

returned: Matthew 4:12, Mark 1:14, John 4:43, Acts 10:37

in: Luke 4:1

and there: Matthew 4:23-Lamentations :, Mark 1:28

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - his fame Luke 4:37 - the fame Luke 23:5 - beginning

Verse 15

he: Luke 4:16, Luke 13:10, Matthew 4:23, Matthew 9:35, Matthew 13:54, Mark 1:39

being: Isaiah 55:5, Matthew 9:8, Mark 1:27, Mark 1:45

Reciprocal: Matthew 11:1 - he departed Mark 6:2 - he began Luke 4:44 - he Luke 23:5 - beginning John 18:20 - I spake

Verse 16

to: Luke 1:26, Luke 1:27, Luke 2:39, Luke 2:51, Matthew 2:23, Matthew 13:54, Mark 6:1

as: Luke 4:15, Luke 2:42, John 18:20, Acts 17:2

and stood: Acts 13:14-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:10 - proclaim Deuteronomy 31:11 - shalt read Nehemiah 8:3 - he read Nehemiah 8:5 - opened Nehemiah 13:1 - they read Psalms 40:9 - preached Jeremiah 36:8 - in the Matthew 4:23 - teaching Mark 1:21 - he entered Mark 10:47 - Jesus Luke 6:6 - he Luke 13:10 - General Acts 13:15 - the reading Acts 15:21 - sabbath Acts 18:4 - he

Verse 17

the book: Luke 20:42, Acts 7:42, Acts 13:15, Acts 13:27

he had:םבנפץמףע [Strong's G380], "unrolled the book;" the Sacred Writings being anciently - as they are still in the synagogues written on skins of parchment, and rolled on two rollers, beginning on each end, so that in reading from right to left, they rolled off with the left hand while they rolled on with the right.

the place: Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:11 - shalt read 2 Chronicles 17:9 - the book Nehemiah 8:5 - opened Matthew 4:23 - the gospel Mark 1:14 - preaching Mark 1:28 - General Luke 4:20 - and he Acts 8:28 - Esaias

Verse 18

Spirit: Psalms 45:7, Isaiah 11:2-Deuteronomy :, Isaiah 42:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 50:4, Isaiah 59:21

anointed: Psalms 2:2, Psalms 2:6, *marg. Daniel 9:24, John 1:41, Acts 4:27, Acts 10:38

to preach: Luke 6:20, Luke 7:22, Isaiah 29:19, Zephaniah 3:12, Zechariah 11:11, Matthew 5:3, Matthew 11:5, James 2:5

to heal: 2 Chronicles 34:27, Psalms 34:18, Psalms 51:17, Psalms 147:3, Isaiah 57:15, Isaiah 66:2, Ezekiel 9:4

to preach deliverance: Psalms 102:20, Psalms 107:10-Nehemiah :, Psalms 146:7, Isaiah 42:7, Isaiah 45:13, Isaiah 49:9, Isaiah 49:24, Isaiah 49:25, Isaiah 52:2, Isaiah 52:3, Zechariah 9:11, Zechariah 9:12, Colossians 1:13

and: Psalms 146:8, Isaiah 29:18, Isaiah 29:19, Isaiah 32:3, Isaiah 35:5, Isaiah 42:16-Job :, Isaiah 60:1, Isaiah 60:2, Malachi 4:2, Matthew 4:16, Matthew 9:27-Amos :, Matthew 11:5, John 9:39-Mark :, John 12:46, Acts 26:18, Ephesians 5:8-2 Chronicles :, 1 Thessalonians 5:5, 1 Thessalonians 5:6, 1 Peter 2:9, 1 John 2:8-2 Samuel :

bruised: Genesis 3:15, Isaiah 42:3, Matthew 12:20

Reciprocal: Exodus 2:11 - burdens Numbers 4:16 - the oversight Numbers 36:4 - General Deuteronomy 15:1 - General Psalms 51:8 - bones Psalms 69:33 - the Lord Psalms 72:12 - For Psalms 86:1 - for I am Psalms 119:45 - And I will Isaiah 10:27 - because Isaiah 27:13 - the great Isaiah 48:16 - the Lord God Isaiah 61:1 - Spirit Jeremiah 17:14 - Heal Matthew 4:23 - the gospel Matthew 12:18 - I will Matthew 20:30 - two Mark 1:38 - for Luke 4:1 - full Luke 5:32 - General Luke 8:1 - the glad John 6:27 - for him John 8:36 - General John 12:40 - heal Romans 7:24 - who Galatians 5:13 - ye 2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach Hebrews 1:9 - anointed Hebrews 9:14 - who 1 Peter 2:24 - healed 1 John 2:20 - ye have 1 John 4:9 - God sent Revelation 2:9 - poverty Revelation 22:2 - healing

Verse 19

Luke 19:42, Leviticus 25:8-1 Chronicles :, Leviticus 25:50-1 Timothy :, Numbers 36:4, Isaiah 61:2, Isaiah 63:4, 2 Corinthians 6:1

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:1 - General Isaiah 58:5 - an acceptable Isaiah 61:1 - Spirit Luke 5:32 - General 2 Corinthians 6:2 - a time 2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach

Verse 20

and he: Luke 4:17, Matthew 20:26-Hosea :

and sat: Luke 5:3, Matthew 5:1, Matthew 5:2, Matthew 13:1, Matthew 13:2, John 8:2, Acts 13:14-Nehemiah :, Acts 16:13

And the: Luke 19:48, Acts 3:12

Reciprocal: Acts 3:4 - fastening Acts 11:6 - fastened

Verse 21

This day: Luke 10:23, Luke 10:24, Matthew 13:14, John 4:25, John 4:26, John 5:39, Acts 2:16-Job :, Acts 2:29-Micah :, Acts 3:18

Reciprocal: Acts 16:13 - and we James 2:23 - the scripture

Verse 22

the gracious: Luke 2:47, Luke 21:15, Psalms 45:2, Psalms 45:4, Proverbs 10:32, Proverbs 16:21, Proverbs 25:11, Ecclesiastes 12:10, Ecclesiastes 12:11, Song of Solomon 5:16, Isaiah 50:4, Matthew 13:54, Mark 6:2, John 7:46, Acts 6:10, Titus 2:8

Is not: Matthew 13:55, Matthew 13:56, Mark 6:3, John 6:42

Reciprocal: Job 29:11 - the ear Psalms 141:6 - for they Proverbs 10:13 - the lips Proverbs 22:11 - for the grace of his lips Ecclesiastes 10:12 - words Song of Solomon 4:3 - lips Song of Solomon 5:13 - his lips Matthew 1:16 - Joseph Matthew 7:28 - the people Matthew 22:33 - they Mark 11:18 - astonished Luke 3:23 - being John 1:45 - the son John 7:15 - How John 7:27 - we know Acts 13:12 - being Ephesians 4:29 - that which Colossians 4:6 - your

Verse 23

Physician: Luke 6:42, Romans 2:21, Romans 2:22

whatsoever: Matthew 4:13, Matthew 4:23, Matthew 11:23, Matthew 11:24, John 4:48

do: John 2:3, John 2:4, John 4:28, John 7:3, John 7:4, Romans 11:34, Romans 11:35, 2 Corinthians 5:16

thy country: Matthew 13:54, Mark 6:1

Reciprocal: Proverbs 26:7 - so Matthew 7:5 - first Matthew 11:6 - whosoever Mark 6:3 - offended Luke 23:8 - and he

Verse 24

No: Matthew 13:57, Mark 6:4, Mark 6:5, John 4:41, John 4:44, Acts 22:3, Acts 22:18-Song of Solomon :

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 11:21 - that seek Matthew 5:18 - verily Mark 14:18 - Verily

Verse 25

many: Luke 10:21, Isaiah 55:8, Matthew 20:15, Mark 7:26-Joel :, Romans 9:15, Romans 9:20, Ephesians 1:9, Ephesians 1:11

when the: 1 Kings 17:1, 1 Kings 18:1, 1 Kings 18:2, Elijah, James 5:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:30 - seven years Leviticus 26:19 - make 2 Samuel 24:13 - seven 1 Kings 8:35 - heaven 2 Kings 4:38 - a dearth 2 Kings 8:1 - seven years 1 Chronicles 21:12 - three years' famine 2 Chronicles 6:26 - the heaven 2 Chronicles 7:13 - If I shut up heaven Job 12:15 - Behold Matthew 13:58 - General Luke 21:3 - Of John 16:7 - I tell Revelation 11:6 - power

Verse 26

save: 1 Kings 17:9-Jeremiah :, Zarephath, Obadiah 1:20

Sarepta: Sarepta, a city of Phoenicia, on the coast of the Mediterranean, is called Zarphand by the Arabian geographer Sherif Ibn Idris, who places it twenty miles n of Tyre, and ten s of Sidon; but its real distance from Tyre is about fifteen miles, the whole distance from that city to Sidon being only twenty-five miles. Maundrell states that the place shown him for this city, called Sarphan, consisted of only a few houses, on the tops of the mountains, within about half a mile of the sea; between which there were ruins of considerable extent.

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:1 - Elijah John 17:12 - and

Verse 27

Eliseus: 1 Kings 19:19-Ecclesiastes :, Elisha

saving: Matthew 12:4, John 17:12

Naaman: 2 Kings 5:1-Daniel :, Job 21:22, Job 33:13, Job 36:23, Daniel 4:35

Reciprocal: Genesis 25:20 - the Syrian Leviticus 14:3 - be healed 1 Kings 19:16 - Elisha 2 Kings 5:14 - and he was clean Matthew 8:2 - a leper

Verse 28

were: Luke 6:11, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54, 2 Chronicles 16:10, 2 Chronicles 24:20, 2 Chronicles 24:21, Jeremiah 37:15, Jeremiah 37:16, Jeremiah 38:6, Acts 5:33, Acts 7:54, Acts 22:21-Isaiah :, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, 1 Thessalonians 2:16

Reciprocal: Hosea 14:9 - but John 1:46 - Can Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction

Verse 29

and thrust: John 8:37, John 8:40, John 8:59, John 15:24, John 15:25, Acts 7:57, Acts 7:58, Acts 16:23, Acts 16:24, Acts 21:28-Jonah :

brow: or, edge

that: 2 Chronicles 25:12, Psalms 37:14, Psalms 37:32, Psalms 37:33

Reciprocal: Numbers 35:20 - if he thrust Hosea 14:9 - but Matthew 10:23 - when John 1:46 - Can John 10:39 - General Acts 5:33 - they Acts 21:30 - and they Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction

Verse 30

John 8:59, John 10:39, John 18:6, John 18:7, Acts 12:18

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 18:11 - And David 1 Samuel 19:10 - he slipped Matthew 4:13 - leaving Luke 24:31 - vanished out of their sight John 5:13 - had John 20:14 - and knew

Verse 31

came: Matthew 4:13, Mark 1:21

taught: Matthew 10:23, Acts 13:50-1 Thessalonians :, Acts 14:1, Acts 14:2, Acts 14:6, Acts 14:7, Acts 14:19-Ecclesiastes :, Acts 17:1-Leviticus :, Acts 17:10, Acts 17:11, Acts 17:16, Acts 17:17, Acts 18:4, Acts 20:1, Acts 20:2, Acts 20:23, Acts 20:24

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:12 - when Mark 6:2 - he began Mark 6:6 - And he went Luke 6:6 - he John 6:59 - in the

Verse 32

Luke 4:36, Jeremiah 23:28, Jeremiah 23:29, Matthew 7:28, Matthew 7:29, Mark 1:22, John 6:63, 1 Corinthians 2:4, 1 Corinthians 2:5, 1 Corinthians 14:24, 1 Corinthians 14:25, 2 Corinthians 4:2, 2 Corinthians 10:4, 2 Corinthians 10:5, 1 Thessalonians 1:5, Titus 2:15, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13

Reciprocal: Mark 6:2 - he began Luke 2:47 - General Luke 5:9 - he John 4:41 - because

Verse 33

Mark 1:23

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - possessed Luke 8:28 - he cried Acts 10:38 - healing Acts 19:15 - General

Verse 34

Let us alone: or, Away, Luke 8:37, Acts 16:39

what: Luke 4:41, Luke 8:28, Matthew 8:29, Mark 1:24, Mark 1:34, Mark 5:7, James 2:19

art: Genesis 3:15, Hebrews 2:14, 1 John 3:8, Revelation 20:2

the Holy One: Luke 1:35, Psalms 16:10, Daniel 9:24, Acts 2:27, Acts 3:14, Acts 4:27, Revelation 3:7

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:18 - What have I Daniel 4:13 - an holy Acts 16:17 - These 1 John 2:20 - the Holy

Verse 35

Jesus: Luke 4:39, Luke 4:41, Psalms 50:16, Zechariah 3:2, Matthew 8:26, Matthew 17:18, Mark 3:11, Mark 3:12, Acts 16:17, Acts 16:18

thrown: Luke 9:39, Luke 9:42, Luke 11:22, Mark 1:26, Mark 9:26, Revelation 12:12

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:9 - Go Mark 1:25 - rebuked Mark 9:20 - the spirit Mark 9:25 - he rebuked

Verse 36

They were: Matthew 9:33, Matthew 12:22, Matthew 12:23, Mark 1:27, Mark 7:37

What: Luke 4:32, Luke 10:17-Proverbs :, Mark 16:17-Proverbs :, Acts 19:12-Nehemiah :

they come: 1 Peter 3:22

Reciprocal: Psalms 29:4 - powerful Isaiah 52:14 - many Matthew 8:9 - Go Matthew 17:18 - rebuked Mark 4:41 - What Luke 2:18 - wondered Luke 5:9 - he Luke 7:7 - but Luke 9:43 - amazed Acts 3:10 - they were Titus 2:15 - with

Verse 37

the fame:קןע [Strong's G2279], the sound; a very elegant metaphor, says Dr. Adam Clarke. The people are represented as struck with astonishment, and the sound goes out through all the coasts; in allusion to the propagation of sound by a smart stroke upon any substance. Luke 4:14, Isaiah 52:13, Matthew 4:23-Lamentations :, Matthew 9:26, Mark 1:28, Mark 1:45, Mark 6:14

Verse 38

he: Matthew 8:14, Matthew 8:15, Mark 1:29-Obadiah :, 1 Corinthians 9:5

they: Luke 7:3, Luke 7:4, Matthew 15:23, John 11:3, John 11:22, James 5:14, James 5:15

Reciprocal: Mark 5:23 - besought

Verse 39

and rebuked: Luke 4:35, Luke 8:24

and ministered: Luke 8:2, Luke 8:3, Psalms 116:12, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:9 - Go Matthew 8:14 - into Matthew 8:15 - and ministered Mark 1:29 - entered Mark 4:39 - rebuked Luke 5:13 - immediately Luke 18:43 - followed

Verse 40

when: Matthew 8:16, Matthew 8:17, Mark 1:32-Nahum :

and he: Luke 7:21-Isaiah :, Matthew 4:23, Matthew 4:24, Matthew 11:5, Matthew 14:13, Mark 3:10, Mark 6:5, Mark 6:55, Mark 6:56, Acts 5:15, Acts 19:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 48:14 - and laid Mark 5:23 - lay thy hands Luke 13:13 - he laid Acts 28:8 - laid

Verse 41

crying: Luke 4:34, Luke 4:35, Mark 1:25, Mark 1:34, Mark 3:11

Thou: Matthew 8:29, Matthew 26:63, John 20:31, Acts 16:17, Acts 16:18, James 2:19

speak: etc. or, say that they knew him to be Christ

Reciprocal: Matthew 4:23 - healing Matthew 14:33 - Of Matthew 17:18 - rebuked Mark 1:39 - and cast Mark 5:6 - he ran Mark 9:25 - he rebuked Luke 22:70 - the Son

Verse 42

when: Luke 6:12, Mark 1:35, John 4:34

and the: Matthew 14:13, Matthew 14:14, Mark 1:37, Mark 1:45, Mark 6:33, Mark 6:34, John 6:24

and stayed: Luke 8:37, Luke 8:38, Luke 24:29, John 4:40

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:18 - saw

Verse 43

I must: Mark 1:14, Mark 1:15, Mark 1:38, Mark 1:39, John 9:4, Acts 10:38, 2 Timothy 4:2

therefore: Isaiah 42:1-Numbers :, Isaiah 48:16, Isaiah 61:1-Leviticus :, John 6:38-Matthew :, John 20:21

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:7 - to teach Matthew 8:18 - saw Matthew 9:35 - General Luke 8:1 - that Luke 13:22 - through

Verse 44

he: Luke 4:15, Matthew 4:23, Mark 1:39

Galilee: Many of the Jewish traditions, in accordance with Isaiah 9:1, Isaiah 9:2, assert that Galilee was the place where the Messiah should first appear. Thus also Isaiah 2:19, "When he shall arise to smite terribly the earth," is expounded in the book Zohar, as referring to the Messiah: "When he shall arise; ויתגלי בארעא דגליל, and shall be revealed in the land of Galilee.

Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:7 - to teach Matthew 9:35 - General Mark 1:14 - preaching Mark 6:6 - And he went Luke 8:1 - that Luke 13:10 - General Luke 13:22 - through

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Luke 4". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/luke-4.html.