Thematic Bible

Matthew 4:1 (show verse)

Then was Jesus led up by the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted by the devil:

Matthew 4:2 (show verse)

there having fasted forty days and forty nights, he at length grew hungry.

Matthew 4:3 (show verse)

whereupon the tempter came to him, and said, "If thou be the Son of God, command these stones to become bread."

Matthew 4:4 (show verse)

but Jesus answered him, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God shall prescribe."

Matthew 4:5 (show verse)

then the devil took Jesus with him to Jerusalem, and having set him on the wing of the temple, he said to him,

Matthew 4:6 (show verse)

if you are the Son of God, throw your self down: for it is written, "he will charge his angels to take care of you, and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest you bruise your foot against a stone."

Matthew 4:7 (show verse)

Jesus replied, it is likewise written, "Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God."

Matthew 4:8 (show verse)

Again, the devil accompanyed him up a very high mountain, and representing to him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them: all these things,

Matthew 4:9 (show verse)

said he, will I give you, if you will prostrate your self and worship me.

Matthew 4:10 (show verse)

Then said Jesus to him, get thee hence Satan: for it it written, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve ."

Matthew 4:11 (show verse)

whereupon the devil left him, and immediately angels came and ministred unto him.

Matthew 4:12 (show verse)

After this, Jesus having heard that John was confined in prison, retired into Galilee.

Matthew 4:13 (show verse)

and leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, a maritime town upon the confines of Zabulon and Nepthalim:

Matthew 4:14 (show verse)

whereby those words of Esaias the prophet, had their full effect, "the land of Zabulon,

Matthew 4:15 (show verse)

and the land of Nephthalim, lying upon the sea, and about Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles:

Matthew 4:16 (show verse)

the people which sat in darkness, saw a great light: and to those who sat in the region and shadow of death, light is sprung up."

Matthew 4:17 (show verse)

from that time Jesus began to preach, "Repent, said he, for the kingdom of the Messiah draws nigh."

Matthew 4:18 (show verse)

Now as Jesus was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brethren, Simon, called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting their net into the sea: for they were fishermen.

Matthew 4:19 (show verse)

and he said to them, follow me, and I will make you fishers of men:

Matthew 4:20 (show verse)

so they immediately left their nets, and followed him.

Matthew 4:21 (show verse)

Going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, who were in a bark with Zebedee their father, mending their nets: and Jesus having called them,

Matthew 4:22 (show verse)

they immediately left the bark with their father, and followed him.

Matthew 4:23 (show verse)

Thus went Jesus about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all sorts of diseases and infirmities among the people:

Matthew 4:24 (show verse)

so that his fame was spread over all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were afflicted with any diseases or pains, demoniacs, lunatics, and paralytics; and he healed them.

Matthew 4:25 (show verse)

and a great multitude of people followed him from Galilee, from Decapolis, from Jerusalem, from Judea, and from about Jordan.