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Luke 4:18

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Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the broken hearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed.
Luke 4:18

Context

Luke 4 [14.] Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee, and news about him spread through all the surrounding area. He taught in their synagogues, being glorified by all.

Luke 4 [16.] He came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. He entered, as was his custom, into the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and stood up to read. The book of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. He opened the book, and found the place where it was written,

Luke 4 [18.] “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent me to heal the broken hearted,[e]
to proclaim release to the captives,
recovering of sight to the blind,
to deliver those who are crushed
,
and to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”[f]

Luke 4 [20.] He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fastened on him. He began to tell them, “Today, this Scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.”
Footnotes:

e. Luke 4:18 NU omits “to heal the broken hearted”.
f. Luke 4:19 Isaiah 61:1-2.


PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible