Jesus Heals a Man with an Unclean Spirit
x Then they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath He entered the y synagogue and taught.
z And they were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
Now there was a man in their synagogue with an a unclean spirit. And he cried out,
saying, "Let us alone! b What have we to do with You, Jesus of Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I c know who You are - the d Holy One of God!"
But Jesus e rebuked him, saying, "Be quiet, and come out of him!"
And when the unclean spirit f had convulsed him and cried out with a loud voice, he came out of him.
Then they were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, saying, "What is this? What new doctrine is this? For with authority He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him."
And immediately His g fame spread throughout all the region around Galilee.
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And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali.
Luke 4:31 - 37
Then He went down to Capernaum, a city of Galilee, and was teaching them on the Sabbaths.
I will declare Your name to My brethren; In the midst of the assembly I will praise You.
And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all kinds of sickness and all kinds of disease among the people.
So 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 to read.
Now He was teaching in one of the synagogues on the Sabbath.
And so it was, when Jesus had ended these sayings, that the people were astonished at His teaching.
For He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.
When He had come to His own country, He taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished and said, "Where did this Man get this wisdom and these mighty works?
When an unclean spirit goes out of a man, he goes through dry places, seeking rest, and finds none.
And when He had come out of the boat, immediately there met Him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit.
For a woman whose young daughter had an unclean spirit heard about Him, and she came and fell at His feet.
Now in the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon. And he cried out with a loud voice.
When He had come to the other side, to the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two demon-possessed men, coming out of the tombs, exceedingly fierce, so that no one could pass that way.
And suddenly they cried out, saying, "What have we to do with You, Jesus, You Son of God? Have You come here to torment us before the time?
And he cried out with a loud voice and said, "What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God that You do not torment me.
For He said to him, "Come out of the man, unclean spirit!
When he saw Jesus, he cried out, fell down before Him, and with a loud voice said, "What have I to do with You, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment me!
And the unclean spirits, whenever they saw Him, fell down before Him and cried out, saying, "You are the Son of God.
And demons also came out of many, crying out and saying, "You are the Christ, the Son of God!" And He, rebuking them, did not allow them to speak, for they knew that He was the Christ.
You believe that there is one God. You do well. Even the demons believe - and tremble!
For You will not leave my soul in Sheol, Nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption.
So He stood over her and rebuked the fever, and it left her. And immediately she arose and served them.
Then they brought him to Him. And when he saw Him, immediately the spirit convulsed him, and he fell on the ground and wallowed, foaming at the mouth.
Then His fame went throughout all Syria; and they brought to Him all sick people who were afflicted with various diseases and torments, and those who were demon-possessed, epileptics, and paralytics; and He healed them.
But when they had departed, they spread the news about Him in all that country.