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Luke 4:18-20 New King James Version (NKJV)

18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,
Because He has anointed Me
To preach the gospel to the poor;
He has sent Me [a]to heal the brokenhearted,
To proclaim liberty to the captives
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set at liberty those who are [b]oppressed;
19 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”

20 Then He closed the book, and gave it back to the attendant and sat down. And the eyes of all who were in the synagogue were fixed on Him.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 4:18 NU omits to heal the brokenhearted
  2. Luke 4:18 downtrodden
New King James Version (NKJV)

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Luke 4:18-20 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me,
Because He anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor.
He has sent Me to proclaim release to the captives,
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set free those who are oppressed,
19 To proclaim the favorable year of the Lord.”

20 And He closed the [a]book, gave it back to the attendant and sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on Him.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 4:20 Or scroll
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Luke 4:18-20 Amplified Bible (AMP)

18 
The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me (the Messiah),
Because He has anointed Me to preach the good news to the poor.
He has sent Me to announce release (pardon, forgiveness) to the captives,
And recovery of sight to the blind,
To set free those who are oppressed (downtrodden, bruised, crushed by tragedy),
19 
to proclaim the favorable year of the Lord [the day when salvation and the favor of God abound greatly].”

20 Then He rolled up the scroll [having stopped in the middle of the verse], gave it back to the attendant and sat down [to teach]; and the eyes of all those in the synagogue were [attentively] fixed on Him.

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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Luke 4:18-20 New International Version (NIV)

18 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
    because he has anointed me
    to proclaim good news to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners
    and recovery of sight for the blind,
to set the oppressed free,
19     to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”[a]

20 Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him.

Footnotes:

  1. Luke 4:19 Isaiah 61:1,2 (see Septuagint); Isaiah 58:6
New International Version (NIV)

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Luke 4:18-20 King James Version (KJV)

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,

19 To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.

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.

John 8:31-32 New King James Version (NKJV)

The Truth Shall Make You Free

31 Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, “If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32 And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”

New King James Version (NKJV)

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John 8:31-32 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The Truth Will Make You Free

31 So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”

New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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John 8:31-32 Amplified Bible (AMP)

The Truth Will Make You Free

31 So Jesus was saying to the Jews who had believed Him, “If you abide in My word [continually obeying My teachings and living in accordance with them, then] you are truly My disciples. 32 And you will know the truth [regarding salvation], and the truth will set you free [from the penalty of sin].”

Amplified Bible (AMP)

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John 8:31-32 New International Version (NIV)

Dispute Over Whose Children Jesus’ Opponents Are

31 To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

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John 8:31-32 King James Version (KJV)

31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;

32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

John 8:34 New King James Version (NKJV)

34 Jesus answered them, “Most assuredly, I say to you, whoever commits sin is a slave of sin.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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John 8:34 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

34 Jesus answered them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is the slave of sin.

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John 8:34 Amplified Bible (AMP)

34 Jesus answered, “I assure you and most solemnly say to you, everyone who practices sin habitually is a slave of sin.

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John 8:34 New International Version (NIV)

34 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin.

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John 8:34 King James Version (KJV)

34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.

John 8:36 New King James Version (NKJV)

36 Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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John 8:36 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

36 So if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed.

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John 8:36 Amplified Bible (AMP)

36 So if the Son makes you free, then you are unquestionably free.

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John 8:36 New International Version (NIV)

36 So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

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John 8:36 King James Version (KJV)

36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.

1 John 3:9-10 New King James Version (NKJV)

Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.

The Imperative of Love

10 In this the children of God and the children of the devil are manifest: Whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is he who does not love his brother.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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1 John 3:9-10 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

No one who is [a]born of God practices sin, because His seed abides in him; and he cannot sin, because he is [b]born of God. 10 By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: [c]anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 3:9 Or begotten
  2. 1 John 3:9 Or begotten
  3. 1 John 3:10 Lit everyone
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1 John 3:9-10 Amplified Bible (AMP)

No one who is born of God [deliberately, knowingly, and habitually] practices sin, because [a]God’s seed [His principle of life, the essence of His righteous character] remains [permanently] in him [who is born again—who is reborn from above—spiritually transformed, renewed, and set apart for His purpose]; and he [who is born again] cannot habitually [live a life characterized by] sin, because he is born of God and longs to please Him. 10 By this the children of God and the children of the devil are clearly identified: anyone who does not practice righteousness [who does not seek God’s will in thought, action, and purpose] is not of God, nor is the one who does not [unselfishly] [b]love his [believing] brother.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 3:9 I.e. in human terms, God’s seed is like a divine “genetic code” which is passed on to His children and produces in them the desire to live in a way which pleases Him.
  2. 1 John 3:10 See note 2:10.
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1 John 3:9-10 New International Version (NIV)

No one who is born of God will continue to sin, because God’s seed remains in them; they cannot go on sinning, because they have been born of God. 10 This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not God’s child, nor is anyone who does not love their brother and sister.

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1 John 3:9-10 King James Version (KJV)

Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin; for his seed remaineth in him: and he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

10 In this the children of God are manifest, and the children of the devil: whosoever doeth not righteousness is not of God, neither he that loveth not his brother.

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