Matthew 4
NMV
4
1Then Yeshua [God is Salvation] was taken by Ruach HaKodesh (Holy Spirit [Ruach]) into the wilderness to be tried or tested by Satan [the adversary].
2He fasted forty days and forty nights and afterwards was hungry.
3The tempter drew near and said to him: ‘If you are the Son of Elohim (The Many Powered) [The Living Word of God] say that these stones should turn into bread’.
4Yeshua [God is Salvation] answered and said to him: It is written: “Man does not live by bread alone but man lives by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate]
5Then Satan [the adversary] took him to the holy city, placed him on the highest point in all the temple
6and said to him: ‘If you are the Son of Elohim (The Many Powered) [The Living Word of God], jump down, for it is written’ “He will give His angels charge over you to guard you in all your ways. They will bear you up in their hands lest you dash your foot against a stone.”
7Yeshua [God is Salvation] answered him, again it is written: “You shall not test Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate] your Elohim (The Many Powered) [The Living Word of God]”.
8So Satan [the adversary] took him to an exceedingly high mountain, showed him all the kingdoms of the earth and their glory
9and said to him: ‘All these things I will give you if you bare your head to me’.
10Then Yeshua [God is Salvation] answered him: Go Satan [the adversary], for it is written: “I will pray to Yehovah [Messiah Pre-Incarnate] and Him only will you serve”.
11Then Satan [the adversary] left him and behold angels drew near to him and ministered to him.
12It came to pass in those days Yeshua [God is Salvation] heard that Yochanan [Yah is gracious] had been delivered up into prison, so he went into Galil [circuit].
13He passed by Natzeret [separated] and dwelt in K’far-Nachum [town of comfort] on the outskirts of the land of Z’vulun [exaltation]
14in order to fulfill that which Yesha’yahu [the salvation of our God] the Prophet said:
15“Land of Z’vulun [exaltation] and land of Naftali [wrestling], the way of the Sea, beyond the Yarden [descender], Galil [circuit] of the Goyim (Goyim [Gentiles])”.
16“The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light; they that dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined”.
17From then on Yeshua [God is Salvation] began to preach and to say: “Turn you in repentance for the Kingdom of heaven is here”.
18Yeshua [God is Salvation] went along the shore of the sea of Galil [circuit] and saw two brothers, Shim’on [he has heard], also called Kefa [pebble], and Andrew [of a man] his brother casting their nets into the sea because they were fishermen.
19He said to them: “Come, follow me and I will make you fish for men”.
20So they left their nets in that hour and followed him.
21He turned from there and saw two other brothers; Ya’akov [He who grabs onto the heal of] and Yochanan [Yah is gracious]; brothers who were sons of Zavdai [Yah has bestowed]; and their father in a boat setting up their nets and he called them.
22They made haste and left their nets and their father and followed after him.
23Then Yeshua [God is Salvation] went around the land of Galil [circuit] teaching their assemblies and preaching to them the good gift of the Kingdom of heaven and healing all the sick and every disease among the people.
24So a report about him went into all the land Syria [etymology is uncertain] and they brought unto him all those who were sick from various kinds of diseases, those possessed by demons, those who were terrified by an evil Spirit [Ruach] and those who shook, and he healed them.
25Many followed him from Decapolis [The 10-Towns] and Galil [circuit], from Yerushalayim [abode of peace], Y’hudah [praised] and across the Yarden [descender].

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