Jesus Rejected at Nazareth

(A)He went away from there and came to (B)his hometown, and his disciples followed him. And (C)on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and (D)many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by his hands? (E)Is not this (F)the carpenter, the son of Mary and (G)brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?” And (H)they took offense at him. And Jesus said to them, (I)“A prophet is not without honor, except in his hometown and among his relatives and in his own household.” And (J)he could do no mighty work there, except that (K)he laid his hands on a few sick people and healed them. And (L)he marveled because of their unbelief.

(M)And he went about among the villages teaching.

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