Luke 4:23
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English Standard Version
And he said to them, “Doubtless you will quote to me this proverb, ‘“Physician, heal yourself.” What we have heard you did at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.’”

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.

American Standard Version
And he said unto them, Doubtless ye will say unto me this parable, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in thine own country.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said to them: Doubtless you will say to me this similitude: Physician, heal thyself: as great things as we have heard done in Capharnaum, do also here in thy own country.

English Revised Version
And he said unto them, Doubtless ye will say unto me this parable, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done at Capernaum, do also here in thine own country.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Ye will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country.

Weymouth New Testament
"Doubtless," said He, "you will quote to me the proverb, 'Physician, cure yourself: all that we hear that you have done at Capernaum, do here also in your native place.'"

Luke 4:23 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Surely (πάντως)

Lit., by all means. Rev., doubtless,

Proverb (παραβολὴν)

Rev., parable. See on Matthew 13:3. Wyc., likeness.

Physician, heal thyself

A saying which Luke alone records, and which would forcibly appeal to him as a physician. Galen speaks of a physician who should have cured himself before he attempted to attend patients. The same appeal was addressed to Christ on the cross (Matthew 27:40, Matthew 27:42).

Luke 4:23 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Physician.

Luke 6:42 Either how can you say to your brother, Brother, let me pull out the mote that is in your eye...

Romans 2:21,22 You therefore which teach another, teach you not yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal...

whatsoever.

Matthew 4:13,23 And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelled in Capernaum, which is on the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim...

Matthew 11:23 And you, Capernaum, which are exalted to heaven, shall be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in you...

*etc:

John 4:48 Then said Jesus to him, Except you see signs and wonders, you will not believe.

do.

John 2:3,4 And when they wanted wine, the mother of Jesus said to him, They have no wine...

John 4:28 The woman then left her water pot, and went her way into the city, and said to the men,

John 7:3,4 His brothers therefore said to him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that your disciples also may see the works that you do...

Romans 11:34,35 For who has known the mind of the Lord? or who has been his counselor...

2 Corinthians 5:16 Why from now on know we no man after the flesh: yes, though we have known Christ after the flesh...

thy country.

Matthew 13:54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, so that they were astonished, and said...

Mark 6:1 And he went out from there, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him.

Cross References
Matthew 4:13
And leaving Nazareth he went and lived in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali,

Mark 1:21
And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching.

Mark 2:1
And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home.

Mark 6:1
He went away from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him.

Luke 2:39
And when they had performed everything according to the Law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth.

Luke 2:51
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth and was submissive to them. And his mother treasured up all these things in her heart.

Luke 4:16
And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up. And as was his custom, he went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day, and he stood up to read.

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