Jesus Rejected at Nazareth

16 (A)And he came to (B)Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And (C)as was his custom, (D)he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up (E)to read. 17 And (F)the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written,

18 (G)“The Spirit of the Lord (H)is upon me,
    because he has anointed me
    to (I)proclaim good news to the poor.
(J)He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives
    and (K)recovering of sight to the blind,
    (L)to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
19 (M)to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor.”

20 And he rolled up the scroll and gave it back to the attendant and (N)sat down. And the eyes of all in the synagogue were (O)fixed on him. 21 And he began to say to them, “Today (P)this Scripture (Q)has been fulfilled in your hearing.” 22 And all spoke well of him and marveled at (R)the gracious words that were coming from his mouth. And they said, (S)“Is not this (T)Joseph's son?”

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25 And he said to them, “O foolish ones, and slow of heart to believe all that the prophets have spoken! 26 (A)Was it not necessary that (B)the Christ should suffer these things and enter into (C)his glory?” 27 And (D)beginning with (E)Moses and (F)all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.

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