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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Luke 4

Introduction

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

Verse 1

And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
A. M. 4031. A.D. 27
Jesus
Matthew 4:1-11
full
14,18; 3:22; Isaiah 11:2-4; 61:1; Matthew 3:16; John 1:32; 3:34; Acts 1:2; 10:38
and was
2:27; 1 Kings 18:12; Ezekiel 3:14; Mark 1:12,13; 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

Verses 1-13

And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,
A. M. 4031. A.D. 27
Jesus
Matthew 4:1-11
full
14,18; 3:22; Isaiah 11:2-4; 61:1; Matthew 3:16; John 1:32; 3:34; Acts 1:2; 10:38
and was
2:27; 1 Kings 18:12; Ezekiel 3:14; Mark 1:12,13; Acts 8:39
wilderness
1 Kings 19:4; Mark 1:13

Verse 2

Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
forty
Exodus 24:18; 34:28; Deuteronomy 9:9,18,25; 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

And the devil said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, command this stone that it be made bread.
3:22; Matthew 4:3
Reciprocal: Luke 4:9 - If;  Luke 4:10 - it;  1 Peter 5:9 - resist

Verse 4

And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.
It
8,10; Isaiah 8:20; John 10:34,35; Ephesians 6:17
That
22:35; Exodus 23:25; Deuteronomy 8:3; Jeremiah 49:11; Matthew 4:4; 6:25,26,31
Reciprocal: 1 Timothy 4:5 - the

Verse 5

And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
taking
Mark 4:8,9; 1 Corinthians 7:31; Ephesians 2:2; 6:12; 1 John 2:15,16
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

And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.
All
John 8:44; 2 Corinthians 11:14; Revelation 12:9; 20:2,3
and the
Esther 5:11; Isaiah 5:14; 23:9; 1 Peter 1:24
and to
John 12:31; 14:30; Ephesians 2:2; Revelation 13:2,7
Reciprocal: Numbers 22:37 - GeneralRomans 12:16 - Mind

Verse 7

If thou therefore wilt worship me, all shall be thine.
worship me
or, fall down before me.
8:28; 17:16; Psalms 72:11; Isaiah 45:14; 46:6; Matthew 2:11; Revelation 4:10; 5:8; 22:8
Reciprocal: Daniel 3:15 - ye fall;  Revelation 22:9 - worship God

Verse 8

And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Get
Matthew 4:10; 16:23; James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:9
for
4; Deuteronomy 6:13; 10:20; Matthew 4:10; Revelation 19:10; 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

And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence:
brought
Job 2:6; Matthew 4:5
on
2 Chronicles 3:4
If
3; Matthew 4:6; 8:29; Romans 1:4
Reciprocal: Matthew 4:3 - if;  Acts 27:31 - Except

Verse 10

For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee:
it
3,8; 2 Corinthians 11:14
He
Psalms 91:11,12; Hebrews 1:14
Reciprocal: Luke 4:4 - It;  Luke 22:43 - an

Verse 12

And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Thou
Deuteronomy 6:16; Psalms 95:9; 106:14; Malachi 3:15; Matthew 4:7; 1 Corinthians 10:9; Hebrews 3:8,9
Reciprocal: Exodus 17:2 - wherefore;  Matthew 4:4 - It is

Verse 13

And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.
Matthew 4:11; John 14:30; Hebrews 4:15; James 4:7

Verse 14

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.
returned
Matthew 4:12; Mark 1:14; John 4:43; Acts 10:37
in
and there
Matthew 4:23-25; Mark 1:28
Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - his fame;  Luke 4:37 - the fame;  Luke 23:5 - beginning

Verse 14-15

And Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee: and there went out a fame of him through all the region round about.
returned
Matthew 4:12; Mark 1:14; John 4:43; Acts 10:37
in
and there
Matthew 4:23-25; Mark 1:28

Verse 15

And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all.
he
16; 13:10; Matthew 4:23; 9:35; 13:54; Mark 1:39
being
Isaiah 55:5; Matthew 9:8; Mark 1:27,45
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

And 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 for to read.
to
1:26,27; 2:39,51; Matthew 2:23; 13:54; Mark 6:1
as
15; 2:42; John 18:20; Acts 17:2
and stood
Acts 13:14-16
Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:10 - proclaim;  Deuteronomy 31:11 - shalt read;  Nehemiah 8:3 - he read;  Nehemiah 8:5 - opened;  Nehemiah 13:1 - they read;  Psalm 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 - GeneralActs 13:15 - the reading;  Acts 15:21 - sabbath;  Acts 18:4 - he

Verse 17

And there was delivered unto him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written,
the book
20:42; Acts 7:42; 13:15,27
he had
[anaptusso (a)naptu/ssw)] "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 61:1-3
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 - GeneralLuke 4:20 - and he;  Acts 8:28 - Esaias

Verse 18

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath 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,
Spirit
Psalms 45:7; Isaiah 11:2-5; 42:1-4; 50:4; 59:21
anointed
Psalms 2:2,6; *marg:; Daniel 9:24; John 1:41; Acts 4:27; 10:38
to preach
6:20; 7:22; Isaiah 29:19; Zephaniah 3:12; Zechariah 11:11; Matthew 5:3; 11:5; James 2:5
to heal
2 Chronicles 34:27; Psalms 34:18; 51:17; 147:3; Isaiah 57:15; 66:2; Ezekiel 9:4
to preach deliverance
Psalms 102:20; 107:10-16; 146:7; Isaiah 42:7; 45:13; 49:9,24,25; 52:2,3; Zechariah 9:11,12; Colossians 1:13
and
Psalms 146:8; Isaiah 29:18,19; 32:3; 35:5; 42:16-18; 60:1,2; Malachi 4:2; Matthew 4:16; 9:27-30; 11:5; John 9:39-41; 12:46; Acts 26:18; Ephesians 5:8-14; 1 Thessalonians 5:5,6; 1 Peter 2:9; 1 John 2:8-10
bruised
Genesis 3:15; Isaiah 42:3; Matthew 12:20
Reciprocal: Exodus 2:11 - burdens;  Numbers 4:16 - the oversight;  Numbers 36:4 - GeneralDeuteronomy 15:1 - GeneralPsalm 51:8 - bones;  Psalm 69:33 - the Lord;  Psalm 72:12 - For;  Psalm 86:1 - for I am;  Psalm 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 - GeneralLuke 8:1 - the glad;  John 6:27 - for him;  John 8:36 - GeneralJohn 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

To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.
19:42; Leviticus 25:8-13,50-54; Numbers 36:4; Isaiah 61:2; 63:4; 2 Corinthians 6:1
Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 15:1 - GeneralIsaiah 58:5 - an acceptable;  Isaiah 61:1 - Spirit;  Luke 5:32 - General2 Corinthians 6:2 - a time;  2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach

Verse 20

And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.
and he
17; Matthew 20:26-28
and sat
5:3; Matthew 5:1,2; 13:1,2; John 8:2; Acts 13:14-16; 16:13
And the
19:48; Acts 3:12
Reciprocal: Acts 3:4 - fastening;  Acts 11:6 - fastened

Verse 21

And he began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.
This day
10:23,24; Matthew 13:14; John 4:25,26; 5:39; Acts 2:16-18,29-33; 3:18
Reciprocal: Acts 16:13 - and we;  James 2:23 - the scripture

Verse 22

And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?
the gracious
2:47; 21:15; Psalms 45:2,4; Proverbs 10:32; 16:21; 25:11; Ecclesiastes 12:10,11; 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 13:55,56; Mark 6:3; John 6:42
Reciprocal: Job 29:11 - the ear;  Psalm 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

And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.
Physician
6:42; Romans 2:21,22
whatsoever
Matthew 4:13,23; 11:23,24; John 4:48
do
John 2:3,4; 4:28; 7:3,4; Romans 11:34,35; 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

And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.
No
Matthew 13:57; Mark 6:4,5; John 4:41,44; Acts 22:3,18-22
Reciprocal: Jeremiah 11:21 - that seek;  Matthew 5:18 - verily;  Mark 14:18 - Verily

Verse 25

But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
many
10:21; Isaiah 55:8; Matthew 20:15; Mark 7:26-29; Romans 9:15,20; Ephesians 1:9,11
when the
1 Kings 17:1; 18:1,2
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 - GeneralLuke 21:3 - Of;  John 16:7 - I tell;  Revelation 11:6 - power

Verse 26

But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a woman that was a widow.
save
1 Kings 17:9-24
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

And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian.
Eliseus
1 Kings 19:19-21
Elisha
saving
Matthew 12:4; John 17:12
Naaman
2 Kings 5:1-27; Job 21:22; 33:13; 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

And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,
were
6:11; 11:53,54; 2 Chronicles 16:10; 24:20,21; Jeremiah 37:15,16; 38:6; Acts 5:33; Acts 7:54; 22:21-23; 1 Thessalonians 2:15,16
Reciprocal: Hosea 14:9 - but;  John 1:46 - Can;  Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction

Verse 29

And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.
and thrust
John 8:37,40,59; 15:24,25; Acts 7:57,58; 16:23,24; 21:28-32
brow
or, edge. that.
2 Chronicles 25:12; Psalms 37:14,32,33
Reciprocal: Numbers 35:20 - if he thrust;  Hosea 14:9 - but;  Matthew 10:23 - when;  John 1:46 - Can;  John 10:39 - GeneralActs 5:33 - they;  Acts 21:30 - and they;  Hebrews 12:3 - contradiction

Verse 30

But he passing through the midst of them went his way,
John 8:59; 10:39; 18:6,7; 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

And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days.
came
Matthew 4:13; Mark 1:21
taught
Matthew 10:23; Acts 13:50-52; 14:1,2,6,7,19-21; 17:1-3,10,11,16,17; 18:4; Acts 20:1,2,23,24
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

Verses 31-37

And came down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and taught them on the sabbath days.
came
Matthew 4:13; Mark 1:21
taught
Matthew 10:23; Acts 13:50-52; 14:1,2,6,7,19-21; 17:1-3,10,11,16,17; 18:4; Acts 20:1,2,23,24

Verse 32

And they were astonished at his doctrine: for his word was with power.
36; Jeremiah 23:28,29; Matthew 7:28,29; Mark 1:22; John 6:63; 1 Corinthians 2:4,5; 14:24,25; 2 Corinthians 4:2; 10:4,5; 1 Thessalonians 1:5; Titus 2:15; Hebrews 4:12,13
Reciprocal: Mark 6:2 - he began;  Luke 2:47 - GeneralLuke 5:9 - he;  John 4:41 - because

Verse 33

And in the synagogue there was a man, which had a spirit of an unclean devil, and cried out with a loud voice,
Mark 1:23
Reciprocal: Matthew 4:24 - possessed;  Luke 8:28 - he cried;  Acts 10:38 - healing;  Acts 19:15 - General

Verse 34

Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God.
Let us alone
or, Away.
8:37; Acts 16:39
what
41; 8:28; Matthew 8:29; Mark 1:24,34; 5:7; James 2:19
art
Genesis 3:15; Hebrews 2:14; 1 John 3:8; Revelation 20:2
the Holy One
1:35; Psalms 16:10; Daniel 9:24; Acts 2:27; 3:14; 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

And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him. And when the devil had thrown him in the midst, he came out of him, and hurt him not.
Jesus
39,41; Psalms 50:16; Zechariah 3:2; Matthew 8:26; 17:18; Mark 3:11,12; Acts 16:17,18
thrown
9:39,42; 11:22; Mark 1:26; 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

And they were all amazed, and spake among themselves, saying, What a word is this! for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.
They were
Matthew 9:33; 12:22,23; Mark 1:27; 7:37
What
32; 10:17-20; Mark 16:17-20; Acts 19:12-16
they come
1 Peter 3:22
Reciprocal: Psalm 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

And the fame of him went out into every place of the country round about.
the fame
[echos (häxov)] 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.
14; Isaiah 52:13; Matthew 4:23-25; 9:26; Mark 1:28,45; 6:14

Verse 38

And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.
he
Matthew 8:14,15; Mark 1:29-31; 1 Corinthians 9:5
they
7:3,4; Matthew 15:23; John 11:3,22; James 5:14,15
Reciprocal: Mark 5:23 - besought

Verses 38-41

And he arose out of the synagogue, and entered into Simon's house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her.
he
Matthew 8:14,15; Mark 1:29-31; 1 Corinthians 9:5
they
7:3,4; Matthew 15:23; John 11:3,22; James 5:14,15

Verse 39

And he stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her: and immediately she arose and ministered unto them.
and rebuked
35; 8:24
and ministered
8:2,3; Psalms 116:12; 2 Corinthians 5:14,15
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

Now when the sun was setting, all they that had any sick with divers diseases brought them unto him; and he laid his hands on every one of them, and healed them.
when
Matthew 8:16,17; Mark 1:32-34
and he
7:21-23; Matthew 4:23,24; 11:5; 14:13; Mark 3:10; 6:5,55,56; Acts 5:15; 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

And devils also came out of many, crying out, and saying, Thou art Christ the Son of God. And he rebuking them suffered them not to speak: for they knew that he was Christ.
crying
34,35; Mark 1:25,34; 3:11
Thou
Matthew 8:29; 26:63; John 20:31; Acts 16:17,18; 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

And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that he should not depart from them.
when
6:12; Mark 1:35; John 4:34
and the
Matthew 14:13,14; Mark 1:37,45; 6:33,34; John 6:24
and stayed
8:37,38; 24:29; John 4:40
Reciprocal: Matthew 8:18 - saw

Verses 42-44

And when it was day, he departed and went into a desert place: and the people sought him, and came unto him, and stayed him, that he should not depart from them.
when
6:12; Mark 1:35; John 4:34
and the
Matthew 14:13,14; Mark 1:37,45; 6:33,34; John 6:24
and stayed
8:37,38; 24:29; John 4:40

Verse 43

And he said unto them, I must preach the kingdom of God to other cities also: for therefore am I sent.
I must
Mark 1:14,15,38,39; John 9:4; Acts 10:38; 2 Timothy 4:2
therefore
Isaiah 42:1-4; 48:16; 61:1-3; John 6:38-40; 20:21
Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:7 - to teach;  Matthew 8:18 - saw;  Matthew 9:35 - GeneralLuke 8:1 - that;  Luke 13:22 - through

Verse 44

And he preached in the synagogues of Galilee.
he
15; Matthew 4:23; Mark 1:39
Galilee
Many of the Jewish traditions, in accordance with Isa 9:1, 2, assert that Galilee was the place where the Messiah should first appear. Thus also Isa 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; [Vayitgaleh be-ar'ah de-galil] and shall be revealed in the land of Galilee." Reciprocal: 2 Chronicles 17:7 - to teach;  Matthew 9:35 - GeneralMark 1:14 - preaching;  Mark 6:6 - And he went;  Luke 8:1 - that;  Luke 13:10 - GeneralLuke 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.