Thematic Bible

Matthew 4:1 (show verse)

THEN was Jesus led away by the spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil.

Matthew 4:2 (show verse)

And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, afterwards he became hungry.

Matthew 4:3 (show verse)

And the tempter coming to him said, If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones be made loaves.

Matthew 4:4 (show verse)

But he answering said, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."

Matthew 4:5 (show verse)

Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and placed him on a wing of the temple,

Matthew 4:6 (show verse)

and saith to him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, "that he shall give his angels a charge concerning thee: and in their hands shall they hold thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone."

Matthew 4:7 (show verse)

Jesus said unto him, It is written again, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God."

Matthew 4:8 (show verse)

Again the devil taketh him unto an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and their glory;

Matthew 4:9 (show verse)

and saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall prostrate and worship me.

Matthew 4:10 (show verse)

Then saith Jesus unto him, Avaunt Satan! for it is written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and to him only thou pay divine adoration."

Matthew 4:11 (show verse)

Then the devil leaveth him, and lo! angels came and ministered unto him.

Matthew 4:12 (show verse)

But when Jesus heard that John was cast into prison, he retired into Galilee;

Matthew 4:13 (show verse)

and leaving Nazareth, he came and resided at Capernaum, a maritime city, on the confines of Zebulun and Nephthali:

Matthew 4:14 (show verse)

that what was spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled, saying,

Matthew 4:15 (show verse)

"The land of Zabulun, and the land of Naphthali, the road to the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;

Matthew 4:16 (show verse)

the people who sat in darkness saw a great light; and on those who sat in the region and shadow of death, even on them hath the light arisen."

Matthew 4:17 (show verse)

From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is approaching.

Matthew 4:18 (show verse)

And as Jesus was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.

Matthew 4:19 (show verse)

And he saith to them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Matthew 4:20 (show verse)

Then immediately quitting their nets they followed him.

Matthew 4:21 (show verse)

And going on from thence, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

Matthew 4:22 (show verse)

Then they instantly quitting the ship and their father, followed him.

Matthew 4:23 (show verse)

And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and every malady among the people.

Matthew 4:24 (show verse)

And there went out a report of him into all Syria: and they brought unto him all who had illness, the afflicted with various diseases and painful complaints, and the demoniacs, and lunatics, and paralytics; and he healed them.

Matthew 4:25 (show verse)

And great multitudes followed him from Galilee, and Decapolis, and Jerusalem, and Judea, and from beyond Jordan.